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MO1 British & World English

The way a particular person tends to do things

MO2 British & World English

(Of a disk or disk drive) magneto-optical

mo British & World English

A short period of time

Mo British & World English

The chemical element molybdenum

-mo British & World English

Forming nouns denoting a book size by the number of leaves into which a sheet of paper has been folded

molybdenum British & World English

The chemical element of atomic number 42, a brittle silver-grey metal of the transition series, used in some alloy steels

Mo in molybdenum British & World English

The chemical element of atomic number 42, a brittle silver-grey metal of the transition series, used in some alloy steels

po-mo British & World English

Short for postmodern.

slo-mo British & World English

Short for slow motion.

Farah, Mo British & World English

(B.1983), British long-distance runner, born in Somalia; full name Mohamed Farah. He won the Olympic gold medal for both the 5,000 metres and the 10,000 metres in 2012

mocap British & World English

Short for motion capture.

skimo British & World English

Short for ski mountaineering.

Connolly, Maureen British & World English

(1934–69), American tennis player; known as Little Mo; full name Maureen Catherine Connolly. She was 16 when she first won the US singles title and 17 when she took the Wimbledon title. In 1953 she became the first woman to win the grand slam before being forced to retire in 1954 after a riding accident

Little Mo in Connolly, Maureen British & World English

(1934–69), American tennis player; known as Little Mo; full name Maureen Catherine Connolly. She was 16 when she first won the US singles title and 17 when she took the Wimbledon title. In 1953 she became the first woman to win the grand slam before being forced to retire in 1954 after a riding accident

thirty-twomo British & World English

A size of book page that results from folding each printed sheet into thirty-two leaves (sixty-four pages)