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modes 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/mōd/,
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modes, plural;
  1. A way or manner in which something occurs or is experienced, expressed, or done
    • - his preferred mode of travel was a kayak
    • - differences between language modes, namely speech and writing
  2. An option allowing a change in the method of operation of a device, esp. a camera
    • - a camcorder in automatic mode
  3. A way of operating or using a system
    • - some computers provide several so-called processor modes
  4. Any of the distinct kinds or patterns of vibration of an oscillating system

  5. The character of a modal proposition (whether necessary, contingent, possible, or impossible)

  6. A fashion or style in clothes, art, literature, etc
    • - in the Seventies, the mode for activewear took hold
  7. The value that occurs most frequently in a given set of data

  8. A set of musical notes forming a scale and from which melodies and harmonies are constructed

  9. A drab or light gray color


  1. (mode) manner: how something is done or how it happens; "her dignified manner"; "his rapid manner of talking"; "their nomadic mode of existence"; "in the characteristic New York style"; "a lonely way of life"; "in an abrasive fashion"
  2. (mode) a particular functioning condition or arrangement; "switched from keyboard to voice mode"
  3. (mode) modality: a classification of propositions on the basis of whether they claim necessity or possibility or impossibility
  4. (mode) mood: verb inflections that express how the action or state is conceived by the speaker
  5. (mode) any of various fixed orders of the various diatonic notes within an octave
  6. (mode) the most frequent value of a random variable
  7. In modern Western music, mode (from Latin modus, "measure, standard, manner, way") is a concept that involves scale and melody type.
  8. Modes are the permissions given to users, groups and/or the 'other' class to access files.
  9. (Mode (command)) In the personal computer operating systems MS-DOS and PC-DOS, a number of standard system commands were provided for common tasks such as listing files on a disk or moving files. ...
  10. (Mode (computer interface)) In user interface design, a mode is a distinct setting within a computer program or any physical machine interface, in which the same user input will produce perceived different results than it would in other settings. ...
  11. (Mode (grammar)) Grammatical mood is one of a set of morphologically distinctive forms that are used to signal modality. ...
  12. (Mode (literature)) In literature, a mode is an employed method or approach, identifiable within a written work. As descriptive terms, and genre are often used inaccurately instead of mode; for example, the pastoral mode is often mistakenly identified as a genre. ...
  13. (mode) One of several ancient scales, one of which corresponds to the modern major scale and one to the natural minor scale; A particular means of accomplishing something; The most frequently occurring value in a distribution; A state of a system that is represented by an eigenfunction of ...
  14. (Mode) This is another word for scale. The major scale has seven modes, each starting and ending on each note of the scale
  15. (Mode(s)) Single-player, Multiplayer
  16. (Mode) A scale – a series of notes divided by intervals.
  17. (mode) (1) The most common or frequent value in a frequency distribution. (2) A particular form or variety of software.
  18. (mode) In the context of the stat syscall, refers to the field holding the permission bits and the type of the file.
  19. (mode) For lists, the mode is the most common (frequent) value. A list can have more than one mode. For histograms, a mode is a relative maximum ("bump").
  20. (mode) type of writing determined by the writer's purpose (e.g., If your purpose is to explain, then the mode is expository.); often used interchangeably with purpose
  21. (Mode) The characteristic of the propagation of light through a waveguide that can be designated by a radiation pattern in a plane transverse to the direction of travel. 2 . ...
  22. Mode of study refers to full-time, part-time, sandwich, distance learning etc
  23. (Mode) A term used to describe a light path through a fiber, as in multi­mode or single­mode.
  24. (Mode) The most frequent score in a distribution.
  25. (Mode) A single electromagnetic wave traveling in an optical fiber.