Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun module

4 senses of module

Sense 1
faculty, mental faculty, module -- (one of the inherent cognitive or perceptual powers of the mind)
       => ability, power -- (possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done; "danger heightened his powers of discrimination")

Sense 2
module -- (detachable compartment of a spacecraft)
       => compartment -- (a partitioned section, chamber, or separate room within a larger enclosed area)

Sense 3
module -- (computer circuit consisting of an assembly of electronic components (as of computer hardware))
       => computer circuit -- (a circuit that is part of a computer)

Sense 4
module -- (a self-contained component (unit or item) that is used in combination with other components)
       => component, constituent, element -- (an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system; "spare components for cars"; "a component or constituent element of a system")

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