MOS


Electronics.

metal oxide semiconductor.

mo

[moh]

noun Informal.

Origin of mo

by shortening

mos.

months.
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Examples from the Web for mos

Contemporary Examples of mos

Historical Examples of mos

  • 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

metal oxide silicon

mo

1

noun informal

mainly British short for moment (def. 1)
mainly Australian short for moustache (def. 1)

mo

2

the internet domain name for

Macau

Mo

the chemical symbol for

molybdenum

MO

abbreviation for

Missouri
Medical Officer
modus operandi
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Word Origin and History for mos

mo

1

colloquial shortening of momentum, by 1896.

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.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

mos in Medicine

Mo

The symbol for the elementmolybdenum
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mos in Science

Mo

The symbol for molybdenum.
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