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noun


(1)   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)   The most frequent value of a random variable
(3)   Any of various fixed orders of the various diatonic notes within an octave
(4)   Verb inflections that express how the action or state is conceived by the speaker
(5)   A classification of propositions on the basis of whether they claim necessity or possibility or impossibility
(6)   A particular functioning condition or arrangement
"Switched from keyboard to voice mode"
Wiktonary



Noun



  1. One of several ancient scales, one of which corresponds to the modern major scale and one to the natural minor scale
  2. A particular means of accomplishing something.
    What was the mode of entry?
  3. A value occurring most frequently in a distribution
  4. A state of a system that is represented by an eigenfunction of that system.
  5. One of various related sets of rules for processing data.
    In insert mode, characters typed are directly inserted into the buffer

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