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Overview page. Subjects: Probability and Statistics.

The most frequently occurring observation in a sample or, for grouped data, the group with the highest frequency. For a continuous random variable, a value at which the probability density...

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Michael Kennedy and Joyce Bourne Kennedy.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 796 words.

1 Names for each of the ways of ordering a scale, i.e. major mode and minor mode.

2 The

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Edited by Joyce Bourne.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 801 words.

1. Names for each of the ways of ordering a scale, i.e. major mode and minor mode.

2. The scales that dominated Eur. music from approx. ...

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Modes

John Heil.

in From an Ontological Point of View

May 2003; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Metaphysics. 5413 words.

Suppose Locke were right: ‘All things that exist are only particulars’. Properties are modes; modes (tropes, abstract particulars), particularized ways objects are. Objects ‘share’ or...

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Edited by Andrew Butterfield and Gerard Ekembe Ngondi.

in A Dictionary of Computer Science

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computing. 48 words.

1. A term used in many contexts concerning the operation and use of a computer system. For example: conversational mode

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John Daintith and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of Computing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computing. 48 words.

1 A term used in many contexts concerning the operation and use of a computer system. For example: conversational mode

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John Black, Nigar Hashimzade and Gareth Myles.

in A Dictionary of Economics

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Economics. 94 words.

The most frequent or most likely value of a variable. Where the variable is discrete, the mode is the value

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John Black, Nigar Hashimzade and Gareth Myles.

in A Dictionary of Economics

January 2017; p ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Economics. 114 words.

The most frequent or most likely value of a random variable. For a discrete probability distribution, the mode is the

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Edited by Andrew J. Butterfield and John Szymanski.

in A Dictionary of Electronics and Electrical Engineering

June 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electronic Engineering. 486 words.

1. (transmission mode) Any one of the several different states of oscillation of an electromagnetic wave of given frequency. The

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Mark Elliot, Ian Fairweather, Wendy Olsen and Maria Pampaka.

in A Dictionary of Social Research Methods

P ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Research and Statistics. 29 words.

The most frequent value of a variable within a set of data. The mode is the only *measure of

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in Grove Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 23 words.

Name under which the bop quintet Jazz Modes was formed by Charlie Rouse and Julius Watkins in 1956.

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Edited by Gordon Campbell.

in The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design. 25 words.

In textiles, a light, glossy, black silk (also called mode silk); in lace, a decorative openwork stitch between the main

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E. J. Lowe.

in The Oxford Companion to Philosophy

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Philosophy. 166 words.

‘Mode’ is a term of traditional metaphysics used correlatively with ‘substance’ and ‘attribute’. An example would be the

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Mode

Dimitri E. Conomos.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

January 1991; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 248 words.

(ἠ̑χος), a system of melodic formulas for Byz. chant, the Oktoechos being the collection of eight modes that forms

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Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

1 A term used in many contexts concerning the operation and use of a computer system. For example: conversational mode refers to interactive computer use; interpretive mode...

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Overview page. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design.

In textiles, a light, glossy, black silk (also called mode silk); in lace, a decorative openwork stitch between the main elements of the pattern.

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Edited by John Black, Nigar Hashimzade and Gareth Myles.

in A Dictionary of Economics

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Economics. 114 words.

The most frequent or most likely value of a random variable. For a discrete probability distribution, the mode is the value that has the highest probability to occur. For a continuous...

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in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 97 words.

abode, bestrode, bode, code, commode, corrode, download, encode, erode, explode, forebode, goad, implode, load, lode, middle-of-the-road, mode, node,

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in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 95 words.

abode, bestrode, bode, code, commode, corrode, download, encode, erode, explode, forebode, goad, implode, load, lode, middle-of-the-road, mode, node,

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Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

Term used in scholastic philosophy for a determination, a focusing of being in the abstract into some specific form. In the modern era the term is made prominent by Locke (Essay, ii. 12)....

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Edited by Richard Rennie and Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Physics

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 142 words.

1. The pattern of motion in a vibrating body. If the body has several component particles, such as a molecule consisting of several atoms, the modes of vibration are the...

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