mode
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /məʊd/
  • (America) IPA: /moʊd/

Noun

mode (plural modes)

  1. (music) One of several ancient Greek scales.
  2. (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.
  3. 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.
  4. A particular state of being, or frame of mind.
    After a series of early setbacks, her political campaign is in crisis mode.
  5. (statistics) The most frequently occurring value in a distribution
  6. (mathematics, physics) A state of a system that is represented by an eigenfunction of that system.
  7. (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
  8. (electronics) A series of settings on a device used for a specific purpose.
    airplane mode; night mode
  9. (video games) A variation in gameplay, such as a difficulty level.
  10. (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
  11. (philosophy) That which exists only as a quality of substance.
  12. (textiles) In lace-making, a small decorative piece inserted into a pattern.
  13. (textiles) The openwork between the solid parts of a pattern.
  14. (obsolete) A woman's mantle with a hood.
Translations
  • Russian: лад
Translations Translations
  • Italian: moda
  • Russian: мо́да
  • Spanish: moda
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  • Russian: режи́м
Translations
  • French: mode
  • German: Modus
  • Russian: режи́м

Noun

mode (plural modes)

  1. Style or fashion; popular trend.
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