module module  /ˈmɑ dʒul/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) one of the inherent cognitive or perceptual powers of the mind
  2. (n) detachable compartment of a spacecraft
  3. (n) computer circuit consisting of an assembly of electronic components (as of computer hardware)
  4. (n) a self-contained component (unit or item) that is used in combination with other components

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Armstrong and Aldrin used the lunar module to descend to the moon's surface.
  2. Until the lunar module swoops to within 50,000 ft.
  3. Then there's the temporary lack of shielding to protect the module from a rogue meteor hit--a potential calamity that could keep any astronaut awake at night.

News

  1. Customization Module Headlines BSI 9.0 Release for Enterprise Sample Management Software

    Information Management Services (IMS) announces the deployment of BSI 9.0. This release includes the Customization Module which provides advanced capabilities for tailoring BSI to match specific, sophisticated workflows and a new and improved user interface throughout the sample management software. (PRWeb June 20, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10851094 ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Silevo Develops Industry’s First 355 Watt Solar Module with 72 Solar Cells

    Silevo, Inc., Fremont, California-based solar cell innovator and photovoltaic solar module manufacturer, today announced the industry’s first greater than 350 Watt-peak s
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Airbag module may offer clues to crash

    State troopers are seeking the airbag control module from a truck that crashed into a tree in the Keys area early Saturday morning, killing two local teenagers and critically injuring others.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Tahlequah Daily Press

Quotes

  1. "The mission is going really well," said Atlantis astronaut Garrett Reisman. "We've got a new antenna on the space station, a new six-back of batteries, a new module docked to the station and generally have defeated the forces of evil. So...
    on May 25, 2010 By: Garrett Reisman Source: msnbc.com

  2. "Thank you guys for the module and all your help," space station commander Peggy Whitson said as Discovery pulled away from the orbiting outpost.
    on Nov 5, 2007 By: Peggy Whitson Source: Guardian Unlimited

  3. "We had a very successful shuttle mission, with the Japanese module attached. It's a very big facility now," Chamitoff told German President Horst Kohler on Friday during a call between the space station's three-man crew and German officials.
    on Aug 5, 2005 By: Gregory Chamitoff Source: Newsday

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