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01. My computer has gone into safe [mode], so I'm going to reboot it.
02. Marly's portable CD player has three different [modes] he can choose from when listening to music.
03. I like to use my camera in the manual [mode] because it allows me to be a bit more creative.
04. You can play the game on-line in multi-user [mode], which allows you to play against friends, or even people you don't even know.
05. Planes are her usual [mode] of travel, but she said she decided to take the train so that she could see a bit more of the country.
06. The [mode] of production in the factory is a little outdated and inefficient.
07. Old-fashioned [modes] of thinking will not get you very far in today's quickly-changing, hi-tech workplace.
08. Marxists believe that all of human history can be analyzed in terms of the dominant [modes] of production.
09. Jacqueline Bisset once said that a [mode] of conduct, a standard of courage, discipline, fortitude and integrity can do a great deal to make a woman beautiful.
10. Iris Murdoch once suggested that happiness is a matter of one's most ordinary everyday [mode] of consciousness being busy and lively and unconcerned with self.
11. Oscar Wilde once observed that art is the most intense [mode] of individualism that the world has known.
12. Charles Morgan once remarked that the art of living does not consist in preserving and clinging to a particular [mode] of happiness, but in allowing happiness to change its form without being disappointed by the change.
13. Herbert Marcuse once stated that not every problem someone has with his girlfriend is necessarily due to the capitalist [mode] of production.
14. Albert Einstein once stated that the unleashed power of the atom has changed everything save our [modes] of thinking, and we thus drift toward unparalleled catastrophes.
15. The fastest [mode] of transportation in London is the Underground.
16. The report outlines the economic benefits of bicycling and walking as alternative [modes] of transportation.
17. The ancient Greeks believed that certain [modes] and certain notes of music corresponded with the movements of and distances between particular planets.

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  • mode — mode …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • MODE — Un examen rapide de la définition du mot «mode» montre qu’à ce terme deux autres vocables sont souvent associés: le «monde» (pour société ou univers) et la «modernité». Dérivée du substantif latin modus (façon d’être passagère) et de l’adverbe… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • mode — 1. (mo d ) s. m. 1°   Terme de philosophie. Manière d être qui ne peut exister indépendamment des substances, quoiqu elle puisse être conçue à part abstraitement. •   Le mode est un accident que l on conçoit nécessairement dépendant de quelque… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Mode — (aus dem Französischen mode; lat. modus ‚Maß‘ bzw. ‚Art‘, eigentlich ‚Gemessenes‘ bzw. ‚Erfasstes‘) bezeichnet die in einem bestimmten Zeitraum und einer bestimmten Gruppe von Menschen als zeitgemäß geltende Art, bestimmte Dinge zu tun, Dinge zu… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mode X — is an alternative video graphics display mode of the IBM VGA graphics hardware that was popularized by Michael Abrash, first published in July 1991 in Dr. Dobb s Journal, republished in chapters 47 49 of Abrash s Graphics Programming Black Book… …   Wikipedia

  • Mode 2 — ist ein Begriff der Wissenschaftsforschung und wurde 1994 von Helga Nowotny, Peter Scott, Michael Gibbons u. a. als Konzept zur Beschreibung der zeitgenössischen Produktion wissenschaftlichen Wissens entwickelt. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Konzept 1.1… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • mode — [məʊd ǁ moʊd] noun 1. [countable] a way or means of doing something: mode of • susbsidies that support environmentally friendly modes of transport such as cycling • traditionalmodes of communication ˌmode of ˈpayment modes of payment …   Financial and business terms

  • Mode — (m[=o]d), n. [L. modus a measure, due or proper measure, bound, manner, form; akin to E. mete: cf. F. mode. See {Mete}, and cf. {Commodious}, {Mood} in grammar, {Modus}.] 1. Manner of doing or being; method; form; fashion; custom; way; style; as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mode — W3 [məud US moud] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Latin; Origin: modus measure, way ] 1.) formal a particular way or style of behaving, living or doing something mode of ▪ the most efficient mode of transport ▪ They have a relaxed mode of life that suits… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • mode — [ moud ] noun ** ▸ 1 way of living/doing something ▸ 2 way machine works ▸ 3 art/clothes/etc. fashion ▸ 4 in music ▸ 5 way of behaving 1. ) count a particular way of doing something: mode of: an efficient mode of production E mail is becoming an… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Mode — (franz., v. lat. modus, engl. Fashion), die Lebensformen, sofern sie weder durch nationale Überlieferung noch durch zwingende Erwägungen, sondern durch wechselnde Tageslaunen bestimmt werden. Das Gebiet, auf dem die M. am unbestrittensten… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon


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