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English noun: module

1. module (cognition) one of the inherent cognitive or perceptual powers of the mind


Synonymsfaculty, mental faculty


Broader (hypernym)ability, power


Narrower (hyponym)attention, intellect, language, memory, reason, retention, retentiveness, retentivity, sensation, sense, sensory faculty, sentience, sentiency, speech, understanding, volition, will

2. module (artifact) detachable compartment of a spacecraft


Broader (hypernym)compartment


Narrower (hyponym)command module


Part meronymballistic capsule, space vehicle, spacecraft

3. module (artifact) computer circuit consisting of an assembly of electronic components (as of computer hardware)


Broader (hypernym)computer circuit


Domain categorycomputer, computing device, computing machine, data processor, electronic computer, information processing system

4. module (artifact) a self-contained component (unit or item) that is used in combination with other components


Broader (hypernym)component, constituent, element


Narrower (hyponym)cartridge, power module


Part meronymsystem









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