Noun(1) an auxiliary verb (such as `can' or `will'
Adjective(1) relating to or constituting the most frequent value in a distribution(2) of or relating to a musical mode; especially written in an ecclesiastical mode(3) relating to or expressing the mood of a verb
(1) The study of inferences involving modal operators goes back to Aristotle, and was continued in the Middle Ages.(2) That is, a person's income does not vary by mode unless it is defined as net of modal costs.(3) Let the letter ├ö├ç├┐M├ö├ç├û represent this operator, and add to the axioms of classical propositional logic the modal axiom M (p v q) iff Mp v Mq.(4) Its three highly creative pieces use alternating meters, compelling ostinatos, modal harmonies and, above all, unexpected twists and turns as the ├ö├ç├┐plot├ö├ç├û of each piece unfolds.(5) Seventy-five Panjabi-speaking pupils were assessed on their expression of the English modal auxiliaries can, could, may, and might.(6) Descriptive statistics such as frequencies and modal categories were then calculated for each variable.(7) The Nardus root systems had a more normally distributed root length diameter class distribution with a modal diameter range between 0.3 mm and 0.6 mm.(8) If the modality concerns a past-time situation, the modal as such does not appear in a past-tense form.(9) The spokesman said the system was attracting people to public transport: ├ö├ç├┐We are seeing quite a lot of modal shift from the car to the tram network.├ö├ç├û(10) For both mutations the median and modal values were 25% opaque.(11) His arguments regarding this are presented in which also examines more generally his views on modal logic.(12) However, if the income variable data were skewed, the median or modal value would be more appropriate.(13) Holmes distinguishes two functions of tag questions: modal vs. affective.(14) One example of the prevalence of the traditional use of modal notions can be found in the early medieval de dicto/de re analysis of examples such as ├ö├ç├┐A standing man can sit├ö├ç├û.(15) In the second microdeletion survey, participants examined from as few as 5 cells to as many as 100, but the modal number of cells examined was 20.(16) The three most important parts of this definition for quantified modal logic are the clauses for atomic, quantified, and modal formulas.
(1) modal verb :: hulpwerkwoord
1. average ::
2. modal verb ::
3. modal auxiliary ::
Different Formsmodal, modals
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