mod

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See also: mod., Mod, MOD, MoD, and mód

English[edit]

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mod

  1. moderate, as in: low, moderate, high
  2. (mathematics, programming) modulus
  3. modification
  4. module

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Noun[edit]

mod (plural mods)

  1. (uncountable) An unconventionally modern style of fashionable dress originating in England in the 1960s, characterized by ankle-length black trenchcoats and sunglasses.
  2. (UK) a 1960s British person who dressed in such a style and was interested in modernism and the modern music of the time; the opposite of a rocker.
  3. (slang) A modification to an object, computer game, etc., typically for the purpose of individualizing and/or enhancing the performance of the object.
  4. (Internet) A moderator, for example on a forum.
  5. (computing, informal) A module (file containing a tracker music sequence).
    • 1992, "Jordan K. Hubbard", How to convert Amiga mods to Arch? (on Internet newsgroup comp.sys.acorn)
      I'd like to convert some of the arch[sic] mods back into Amiga mods since I don't have the original Amiga versions.
    • 2003, Rene T. A. Lysloff, Leslie C. Gay, Jr., Music and Technoculture (page 38)
      These mods, while usually having the distinctive bleep and beep quality of transistor-generated tones, are often astonishingly creative and rich in expressive nuances.
  6. (rock climbing) A moderately difficult route.

Usage notes[edit]

In gaming, mods are created by end users whereas such content by the game creators would be labeled an expansion pack.

Verb[edit]

mod (third-person singular simple present mods, present participle modding, simple past and past participle modded)

  1. (slang) To modify an object from its original condition, typically for the purposes of individualizing and/or enhancing the performance of the object.
    His friends were particularly impressed with the way he modded his Ruckus.
  2. To moderate; to punish a rule-breaking user on a forum, especially when done by a moderator.
    Don't break the rules or you'll be modded.

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

mod n (singular definite modet, not used in plural form)

  1. courage

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Preposition[edit]

mod

  1. against
  2. versus
  3. towards
  4. into
  5. from

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *mōdaz, from Proto-Indo-European *mē-, *mō-. Cognate with Old High German muot (German Mut), Old Saxon mōd (Dutch moed), Old Norse móðr (anger, grief) (Swedish mod), Gothic 𐌼𐍉𐌸𐍃 (moths, anger, emotion). The Indo-European root was also the source of Ancient Greek μῶθαι (mōthai) and Latin mos.

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Noun[edit]

mōd n

  1. heart, mind, feeling
    Abbodissum wé tǽcaþ ðæt hí inholde sín and ðæs hálgan regoles gebodum eallum móde þeówigen, — We teach abbesses to be truly loyal, and to be subservient to the commands of the holy rule with all their mind,
  2. courage, pride, grief, anger
  3. state of mind

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French mode.

Noun[edit]

mod n (plural moduri)

  1. mode, fashion, style, way

Swedish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

mod n

  1. courage
  2. fashion
  3. feeling

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Welsh[edit]

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mod

  1. nasal mutation of bod