modding

[ mod-ing ]
/ ˈmɒd ɪŋ /

noun Informal.

an act or instance of modifying something, especially a vehicle or mechanical part.
the act of rewriting programming code in a video game in order to change the appearance or performance of the software.
the act of modifying computer hardware, especially the physical appearance of the case.

Origin of modding

Definition for modding (2 of 2)

mod

2
[ mod ]
/ mɒd /
Informal.

noun

an act or instance of modifying; modification.

verb (used with object), mod·ded, mod·ding.

to modify, especially a vehicle or mechanical part: The car was modded for speed and power.
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.

Origin of mod

2
by shortening
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British Dictionary definitions for modding (1 of 5)

modding

/ (ˈmɒdɪŋ) /

noun

slang the practice of modifying a production car to alter its appearance or to increase performance

British Dictionary definitions for modding (2 of 5)

MOD


abbreviation for (in Britain)

Ministry of Defence

British Dictionary definitions for modding (3 of 5)

mod

1
/ (mɒd) /

noun

British
  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

Word Origin for mod

C20: from modernist

British Dictionary definitions for modding (4 of 5)

mod

2
/ (mɒd) /

noun

an annual Highland Gaelic meeting with musical and literary competitions

Word Origin for mod

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

British Dictionary definitions for modding (5 of 5)

mod

3
/ (mɒd) maths /

abbreviation for

modulus
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