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modularity

[‚mäj·ə′lar·əd·ē]
(computer science)
The property of functional flexibility built into a computer system by assembling discrete units which can be easily joined to or arranged with other parts or units.

modularity

The characteristic of a system that has been divided into smaller subsystems which interact with each other.
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