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Electronics.
  1. metal oxide semiconductor.
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mo

[moh]
noun Informal.
  1. moment(def 1).
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Origin of mo

by shortening

mos.

  1. months.
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  • The innovators had every defender of the mos maiorum for an adversary.

  • Seems if it was the one who spoke first who gets the mos' attention.

    Mary Rose of Mifflin

    Frances R. Sterrett

  • An' they're the purtiest critter alive an' the spryest an' the mos' graceful.'

    Eben Holden

    Irving Bacheller

  • One day I went off cuttin' timber an' stayed 'til mos' night.

    Eben Holden

    Irving Bacheller

  • Seems mos' like heaven to get into a nice warm room like this!

    The Panchronicon

    Harold Steele Mackaye


British Dictionary definitions for mos

MOS

abbreviation for
  1. metal oxide silicon
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mo1

noun informal
  1. mainly British short for moment (def. 1)
  2. mainly Australian short for moustache (def. 1)
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mo2

the internet domain name for
  1. Macau
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Mo

the chemical symbol for
  1. molybdenum
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MO

abbreviation for
  1. Missouri
  2. Medical Officer
  3. modus operandi
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Word Origin and History for mos

mo

1

colloquial shortening of momentum, by 1896.

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mo

2

representing U.S. black pronunciation of more, by 1902; it was an acceptable variant form of more in the Middle Ages and has roots in Old English; see more.

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Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

mos in Medicine

Mo

  1. The symbol for the elementmolybdenum

mos in Science

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