from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A form of arithmetic dealing with integers in which all numbers having the same remainder when divided by a whole number are considered equivalent: Clocks use modular arithmetic with modulus 12, so 4 hours after 9 o'clock is 1 o'clock.
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