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mod

1

[ mod ]

adjective

  1. very modern; up-to-date; being in the vanguard in style, dress, etc.
  2. Sometimes Mod. of or relating to a style of dress of the 1960s, typified by miniskirts, bell-bottom trousers, boots, and bright colors and patterns.


noun

  1. a person who is in the vanguard in style, dress, etc.
  2. Sometimes Mod. a British teenager of the 1960s who affected a very neat, sophisticated appearance and wore fancy clothing inspired by Edwardian dress.

mod

2

[ mod ]

noun

  1. an act or instance of modifying; modification.

verb (used with object)

, mod·ded, mod·ding.
  1. to modify, especially a vehicle or mechanical part:

    The car was modded for speed and power.

  2. Computers.
    1. to rewrite programming code in (a video game) in order to change the appearance or performance of the software:

      I modded the game to increase the field of vision.

    2. to modify (computer hardware), especially the physical appearance of the case:

      I want to mod my PC to include LED lights and custom paint.

mod

3

[ mod ]

noun

, Informal.
  1. the moderator of an online message board:

    Notify a mod immediately if another member is harassing you.

Mod

4

abbreviation for

  1. modal auxiliary.

mod.

5

abbreviation for

  1. moderate.
  2. Music. moderato.
  3. modern.

mod

1

/ mɒd /

noun

  1. an annual Highland Gaelic meeting with musical and literary competitions


mod.

2

abbreviation for

  1. moderate
  2. moderato
  3. modern

mod

3

/ mɒd /

abbreviation for

  1. modulus

mod

4

/ mɒd /

noun

    1. a member of a group of teenagers in the mid-1960s, noted for their clothes-consciousness and opposition to the rockers
    2. a member of a revived group of this type in the late 1970s and early 1980s, noted for their clothes-consciousness and opposition to the skinheads
    3. ( as modifier )

      a mod haircut

MOD

5

abbreviation for

  1. Ministry of Defence

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Word History and Origins

Origin of mod1

First recorded in 1955–60; by shortening of modern

Origin of mod2

First recorded in 1940–45; by shortening

Origin of mod3

By shortening

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Word History and Origins

Origin of mod1

C19: from Gaelic mòd assembly, from Old Norse; related to moot

Origin of mod2

C20: from modernist

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Example Sentences

The collection intends to reimagine the shared heritage of both brands with a mod lens.

It’s a grim reminder that, even if Inauguration Day came and went peacefully enough, the mods have plenty of work to do to keep the rest of us safe.

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With the action camera mod clipped in, it’s a full-featured 4K rig that’s waterproof down to 15 feet.

NexusMods is one of the larger collections of such mods, and a lively community.

This ban will apply to all mods uploaded from the 28th of September onwards.

In a statement, the MoD admitted that it had been forced to cancel the rest of the training program.

A fascination with crafting (I still have Mod Podge in bodily crevasses).

The Zodiac mod vaporizer I admired behind the glass in BeyondVape is gorgeous, but it also costs $220.

There are stands for mod collections and add-ons to change the appearance or draw of regulated and advanced vaporizers.

Here, Seattle-based boylesque troupe Mod Carousel does just that.

Antispasmodic, an-ti-spaz-mod′ik, adj. opposing spasms or convulsions.

Hence, we find some scribes writing selle for celle (sellə), mod.

This open e came to be denoted by ea, and the symbol, though not the sound, is commonly preserved in mod.

Men sometimes occurs as a weakened form of man, with the sense of mod.

Strong verbs usually exhibit a vowel-change (gradation) in the stem, as in the mod.

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