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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Relating to or constituting the most frequent value in a distribution; Relating to or expressing the mood of a verb; Of or relating to a musical form.

Usage examples (41)
  • modal auxiliary
  • The modal age at which American novelists reach their peak is 30
  • Hence the term modal jazz, which is used to describe the music on "Kind of Blue."
  • He favored a style of musical collaboration he called modal improvisation. for more
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  • With the "model," (a small object, usually built to scale, that represents in detail another, often larger object) transportation city planners were able to devise modal (of or relating to mode without referring to substance) transportation system.
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