(redirected from modulus)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to modulus: elastic modulus


Fifth letter of a NASDAQ stock symbol specifying that the issue is the company's fourth class of preferred shares.
Copyright © 2012, Campbell R. Harvey. All Rights Reserved.


1. A symbol (M) indicating that a bond has matured. It is used most often on transaction tables in a newspaper.

2. A symbol (M) indicating that the dividend on a stock has been reduced by a certain amount. It is used most often on transaction tables in a newspaper.

3. A symbol (m) indicating that the closing price of a security is lower than the closing price of the previous trading day.

4. A symbol (m) indicating the percentage by which the net asset value per share of a closed-end investment company exceeds its share price.

5. A symbol for 1,000.
Farlex Financial Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All Rights Reserved


1. Used in bond transaction tables in newspapers to indicate a bond that has matured and is no longer drawing interest: Cuba 4 1/2 77m.
2. Used in the dividend column of stock transaction tables of newspapers to indicate an annual dividend rate that is reduced on the last declaration date: .20m.
Wall Street Words: An A to Z Guide to Investment Terms for Today's Investor by David L. Scott. Copyright © 2003 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
In this work, free-free flexural vibration tests were performed on solid wood, MDF, and plywood specimens with various depth/length ratios, and the Young's modulus and the shear modulus were obtained from three different analysis methods, which are based on Timoshenko's vibration theory.
It is clear that reducing any large number with a power of 2 as the intermediate modulus is a simple case of bit masking, and is a negligible hardware effort.
Modulus Discovery is a private Tokyo-based preclinical stage drug discovery company focused on rapid design and generation of small molecule clinical candidates for a range of high-value disease targets through the use of its cutting-edge computational drug discovery expertise and unique biology insights.
While most of us are familiar with the loss in strength and modulus that comes with this process, few are aware that fatigue life can decline by a factor of over 200.
The oil shale samples in this study were pyrolyzed until the pyrolysis products were no longer produced, which gave evidence of that the oil shale pyrolysis was basically completed, but the elastic modulus and compressive strength of oil shale decreased with increasing temperature.
If a polymeric material is under constant stress or strain, a continual change in the apparent modulus is observed.
Then, the modulus of elasticity (Ea) was computed by using following equation (Mohsenin, 1980):
The objectives of this study are to investigate the relationship between static and dynamic elastic moduli determined using S-wave velocity measurements and to demonstrate the practical potential of the S-wave velocity method for in situ dynamic modulus evaluation.
Each shear modulus for the tumor and the surrounding tissue was spatially averaged within the area of the tumor size.
The 3pt standard, D5023, is the only one that addresses specimen dimensions with any specificity, in stating that a span-to-thickness ratio of 16 (tolerance +4, -2) is typical, similar to the ratio required in ASTM D790--the standard covering flexural modulus testing [7].
Progress (NASDAQ: PRGS) said it has announced the availability of Modulus, a platform for deploying and managing Node.js applications, on Amazon Web Services.