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MOD1

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Pronunciation: /ɛməʊˈdiː/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

abbreviation

(In the UK) Ministry of Defence.

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noun

A Highland meeting for Gaelic literary and musical competitions.

Origin

from Scottish Gaelic mōd.

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There are 5 definitions of MOD in English:

mod3

Syllabification: mod
Pronunciation: /mäd
 
/

adjective

informal
Modern.
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  • Everything screams Euro, from the glossy wine-red walls dressed with oversized posters to the throbbing house to the floor-to-ceiling stall doors and mod capsule hand dryer in the WC.
  • Families who have every hi-tech mod con in their rooms, overnight laundry service and on-tap pampering for mums and dads.
  • A secret chamber with all mod surveillance and survival cons, it is all the rage in New York.

noun

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(Especially in the early 1960s) a young person of a subculture characterized by stylish dress, the riding of motor scooters, and a liking for soul music.
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  • After all, parents in earlier times were once scandalised by teddy boys and mods and hippies and punks.
  • Back in the Eighties, you were either a mod, a long-haired rocker or a football casual and if you were a particularly awkward teenager you were a goth.
  • By the late 60s many working-class mods had evolved into skinheads, and were listening to the music coming out of Jamaica at the time.

Origin

abbreviation of modern or modernist.

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There are 5 definitions of MOD in English:

mod4

Syllabification: mod
Pronunciation: /mäd
 
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preposition

Mathematics
Another term for modulo.

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There are 5 definitions of MOD in English:

mod5

Syllabification: mod
Pronunciation: /mäd
 
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informal

noun

A modification: a couple of minor mods to the wheels will ease the installation of the tires
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  • The design will need to incorporate all the same blogger tags, links and sidebar elements as the current template with scope for easy mods.
  • Another popular mod, for cases that lack it, is attaching USB connections to the front of the case.
  • The mod in question allows players to zoom right in to the action and allows for a much more free experience.

verb (mods, modding, modded)

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Make modifications to; modify: both the single-player and multiplayer games can be modded
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  • Apple computers have been modded into PCs and vice versa.
  • It'll be like modding a car: You buy the really basic model, and swap out the things you don't like for things you do like.
  • A good article in the Tech Review looks at the issue of mod chips, and how far companies go to stop anyone from modding their hardware.

Derivatives

modder

Pronunciation: /ˈmädər/
noun
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  • Many of the best game companies now count on modders to show them the way creatively and to ensure their own survival in a savagely competitive market.
  • Obviously, for someone who doesn't show their PC off much, this won't matter, but for most case modders, looks are everything.
  • That's why this product has a particular appeal for modders and owners of system cases with a transparent side window - the modules do look amazing at work.

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