mode of communication definition, mode of communication meaning | English dictionary

Collins

mode

  

      n  
1    a manner or way of doing, acting, or existing  
2    the current fashion or style  
3      (Music)  
a    any of the various scales of notes within one octave, esp. any of the twelve natural diatonic scales taken in ascending order used in plainsong, folk song, and art music until 1600  
b    (in the music of classical Greece) any of the descending diatonic scales from which the liturgical modes evolved  
c    either of the two main scale systems in music since 1600  
major mode, minor mode     
4      (Logic, linguistics)      another name for       modality       3       mood   2       2  
5      (Philosophy)   a complex combination of ideas the realization of which is not determined by the component ideas  
6    that one of a range of values that has the highest frequency as determined statistically  
   Compare       mean   3       4       median       6  
7    the quantitative mineral composition of an igneous rock  
8      (Physics)   one of the possible configurations of a travelling or stationary wave  
9      (Physics)   one of the fundamental vibrations  
     (C14: from Latin modus measure, manner)  


à la mode     (French)  
      adj  
1    fashionable in style, design, etc.  
2    (of meats) braised with vegetables in wine  
3      (Chiefly U.S. and Canadian)   (of desserts) served with ice cream  
     (C17: from French: according to the fashion)  
church mode  
      n     (Music)      a less common name for       mode       3a  
formal mode  
      n     (Philosophy)   the style in which words are explicitly mentioned rather than used of their subject matter. ``Fido'' is a dog's name is in the formal mode, while ``Fido is a dog'' is in the material mode  
   See also       mention       7  
material mode  
      n     (Philosophy)   the normal use of language that refers to extra-linguistic subjects without explicit mention of the words themselves. Fido is a dog is in the material mode, while ``Fido'' is a dog's name is in the formal mode  
   See also       use       18  
minor mode  
      n     (Music)   any arrangement of notes present in or characteristic of a minor scale or key  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
n.
cyber protest is expression of complaint through the medium of electronic communication on the electronic and digital Medias.
[Tech.];[Leg.]
exp.
(in an organization) set up a more informal structure/workflow/environment; give up on communication protocols between departments
[Bus.]

head

Reverso Community

  • Create your own vocabulary list
  • Contribute to the Collaborative Dictionary
  • Improve and share your linguistic knowledge
Advertising
"Collins English Dictionary 5th Edition first published in 2000 © HarperCollins Publishers 1979, 1986, 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000 and Collins A-Z Thesaurus 1st edition first published in 1995 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995"