the quality or state of being modal.
an attribute or circumstance that denotes mode or manner.
Also called mode. Logic. the classification of propositions according to whether they are contingently true or false, possible, impossible, or necessary.
Medicine/Medical. the application of a therapeutic agent, usually a physical therapeutic agent.
one of the primary forms of sensation, as vision or touch.
- mul·ti·mo·dal·i·ty, noun
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How to use modality in a sentence
Facing the reality of that is crucial, and dealing with it proactively will require modeling the right behavior from the very top alongside new modalities of technology and education.The U.S. Military Needs to Fight Extremism in Its Own Ranks. Here's How | James Stavridis | February 5, 2021 | Time
They can see that I’ve been working around-the-clock to translate what had been a hands-on, project-based curriculum to new modalities.Teacher: What Americans keep getting wrong about our unions during the pandemic | Valerie Strauss | February 2, 2021 | Washington Post
Particularly for yoga and other modalities that are well served, you can get yoga for free online or with an Amazon Prime subscription.The Lost Year: Exercise in quarantine, keeping a business alive, and the unusual intimacy of Zoom | Emily VanDerWerff | December 31, 2020 | Vox
Just really educating myself on the various modalities regarding healing.
Criteo’s Henault pointed out, for example, that it’s still unclear how many contextual modalities would be made available.
If however relation be something different from modality, in what does that difference consist?Plotinos: Complete Works, v. 3 | Plotinos (Plotinus)
Again, modal propositions cannot be reduced to the common form by joining the modality to the predicate, and turning, e.g.Analysis of Mr. Mill's System of Logic | William Stebbing
The consideration of modality effects the transition to the forms of logical thought.
In logical tradition modality is a mode of qualifying the certainty of an affirmation.Logic, Inductive and Deductive | William Minto
The original modality is a mode of expression: to apply the name to this character is to shift its meaning.Logic, Inductive and Deductive | William Minto
British Dictionary definitions for modality
the condition of being modal
a quality, attribute, or circumstance that denotes mode, mood, or manner
logic the property of a statement of being classified under one of the concepts studied by modal logic, esp necessity or possibility
any physical or electrical therapeutic method or agency
any of the five senses
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