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Definition of mode
modeIonic I*on"ic, a. [L. Ionicus, Gr. ?, fr. ? Ionia.]
1. Of or pertaining to Ionia or the Ionians.
2. (Arch.) Pertaining to the Ionic order of architecture, one
of the three orders invented by the Greeks, and one of the
five recognized by the Italian writers of the sixteenth
century. Its distinguishing feature is a capital with
spiral volutes. See Illust. of Capital.
Ionic dialect (Gr. Gram.), a dialect of the Greek language,
used in Ionia. The Homeric poems are written in what is
designated old Ionic, as distinguished from new Ionic, or
Attic, the dialect of all cultivated Greeks in the period
of Athenian prosperity and glory.
Ionic foot. (Pros.) See Ionic, n., 1.
Ionic, or Ionian, mode (Mus.), an ancient mode,
supposed to correspond with the modern major scale of C.
Ionic sect, a sect of philosophers founded by Thales of
Miletus, in Ionia. Their distinguishing tenet was, that
water is the original principle of all things.
Ionic type, a kind of heavy-faced type (as that of the
Note: This is Nonpareil Ionic. ModeMode Mode, n. [L. modus a measure, due or proper measure,
bound, manner, form; akin to E. mete: cf. F. mode. See
Mete, and cf. Commodious, Mood in grammar, Modus.]
1. Manner of doing or being; method; form; fashion; custom;
way; style; as, the mode of speaking; the mode of
The duty of itself being resolved on, the mode of
doing it may easily be found. --Jer. Taylor.
A table richly spread in regal mode. --Milton.
2. Prevailing popular custom; fashion, especially in the
phrase the mode.
The easy, apathetic graces of a man of the mode.
3. Variety; gradation; degree. --Pope.
4. (Metaph.) Any combination of qualities or relations,
considered apart from the substance to which they belong,
and treated as entities; more generally, condition, or
state of being; manner or form of arrangement or
manifestation; form, as opposed to matter.
Modes I call such complex ideas, which, however
compounded, contain not in them the supposition of
subsisting by themselves, but are considered as
dependencies on, or affections of, substances.
5. (Logic) The form in which the proposition connects the
predicate and subject, whether by simple, contingent, or
necessary assertion; the form of the syllogism, as
determined by the quantity and quality of the constituent
6. (Gram.) Same as Mood.
7. (Mus.) The scale as affected by the various positions in
it of the minor intervals; as, the Dorian mode, the Ionic
mode, etc., of ancient Greek music.
Note: In modern music, only the major and the minor mode, of
whatever key, are recognized.
8. A kind of silk. See Alamode, n.
Syn: Method; manner. See Method. modePotential Po*ten"tial, a. [Cf. F. potentiel. See Potency.]
1. Being potent; endowed with energy adequate to a result;
efficacious; influential. [Obs.] ``And hath in his effect
a voice potential.' --Shak.
2. Existing in possibility, not in actuality. ``A potential
Potential existence means merely that the thing may
be at ome time; actual existence, that it now is.
Potential cautery. See under Cautery.
Potential energy. (Mech.) See the Note under Energy.
Potential mood, or mode (Gram.), that form of the verb
which is used to express possibility, liberty, power,
will, obligation, or necessity, by the use of may, can,
must, might, could, would, or should; as, I may go; he can
Meaning of mode from wikipedia
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