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modal

(mōd′l) [L. modus, mode]
1. Pert. to, or characteristic of, a mode.
2. In statistics, pert. to the most frequent, common, or typical measure of the variables being investigated.
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Cheek with 4-6 rows of large scales, modally 6; opercle with vertical row of 5-6 scales on anterior margin and several scales posteriorly; predorsal scales extending anteriorly to a position approximately one orbit diameter posterior to eye; interorbital region naked.
Modally layered rocks composed of leucogabbronorite-leuconorite and anorthosite occur at just 5% of localities, and are therefore significantly less abundant than massive, mottled, and foliated rocks.
In the "Pastoral Ballad" and the elegies, Shenstone reworks the pastoral tradition and links it modally with the elegiac.
The thesis is a modally marked Speculative Assertion, which contains a mitigating Condition in its clausal structure.
Each premiss of this syllogism can be understood modally in three possible ways, and the same therefore holds for their T2 counterparts, viz.
But, of course, if one simply plays by the rules, creating a part out of modally correct chunks without thinking about how they connect to one another and to what everyone else is playing, the rules will not create a part that is rasa-full.
Raters 3 and 4 showed modally good agreement with Raters 1 and 2 who trained them, and excellent agreement with each other.
Significantly, black-and-white docu inserts (both staged and genuine) are among the most powerful, with Piyush Kanojia's impressively detailed, modally flavored score supplying most of the emotion through its chordal string writing.
Although units of freight are not necessarily one-for-one modally substitutable, because some kinds of freight might inherently lend themselves better to a particular mode of transport, to the extent that freights are modally substitutable, shifting freight from water or truck to train would shift it from modes with higher occupational fatality rates to one with a lower rate.
For the purposes of the bond act however, it was clear early on that locking horns regionally or modally wouldn't help secure the maximum possible investment across our entire infrastructure network, and we had to work in a collaborative way.
Globalization is, in short, multidirectional in influence, and modally prolific and protean, points perhaps confirmed by American comparatists' newfound interest in a "world literature" that is more embracingly global than ever before.
The material of the old written language revealed 4,929 occurrences of the tulema-verb; in 114 cases the verb was used modally (2.