mode (plural modes)
- (music) One of several ancient Greek scales.
- (music) One of several common scales in modern Western music, one of which corresponds to the modern major scale and one to the natural minor scale.
- A particular means of accomplishing something.
- What was the mode of entry?
- 1855, Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society (volume 9, page 205)
- An effectual and inexpensive mode of Protecting Wall-Trees from Spring-Frosts.
- A particular state of being, or frame of mind.
- After a series of early setbacks, her political campaign is in crisis mode.
- (statistics) The most frequently occurring value in a distribution
- (mathematics, physics) A state of a system that is represented by an eigenfunction of that system.
- (computing) One of various related sets of rules for processing data; more generally, any state of the system associated with certain behaviours.
- In insert mode, characters typed are directly inserted into the buffer.
- hypo en
- (electronics) A series of settings on a device used for a specific purpose.
- (video games) A variation in gameplay, such as a difficulty level.
- (grammar) A verb form that depends on how its containing clause relates to the speaker’s or writer’s wish, intent, or assertion about reality.
- Synonyms: mood, grammatical mood
- hypo en
- (philosophy) That which exists only as a quality of substance.
- (textiles) In lace-making, a small decorative piece inserted into a pattern.
- (textiles) The openwork between the solid parts of a pattern.
- (obsolete) A woman's mantle with a hood.
- Russian: лад
- Russian: режи́м
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