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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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the ability to tell barns from non-barns, facades excluded), the target true belief manifests a modally robust ability; so it is a case of knowledge.
Modally fine-grained objects are empirically indistinguishable from any other modally fine-grained objects they coincide with and from any nonmodal object they coincide with, so there's no empirical reason to think we inhabit a world of modally fine-grained objects rather than a world of nonmodal objects.
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.
It cannot be sufficient, in order for Bugsy to travel modally, that he have modal parts: if Bugsy has any modal parts at all, he has modal parts in many worlds.
This metalevel of a modally and dialectically relativised potential of aesthetic perception allows for a reciprocal aestheticising perception: everybody sees something only "as something".
The presence of the infinitive, in short, is not relevant for how or whether we read a passage modally. This also means, however, as Callaham correctly argues, that "if sufficient literary context exists to determine an expected aspect and modality, claiming that the use of an infinitive somehow diminishes these attributes is tenuous" (p.
Paratypes: Dorsal fins VI-VIII, 16-18 (modally VIII, 17); anal 16-18 (modally 17); pectoral 2+9-11, (modally 11); pelvic I-5.
In early scenes, a time-stamp helps the viewer to assemble the timescale of events, functioning like onscreen titles but also (modally) marking the images as camcorder footage.
These qualitative data were content analyzed into a set of modally salient attribute belief statements.