DICT.TW Dictionary Taiwan

Search for: [Show options]

[Pronunciation] [Help] [Database Info] [Server Info]

2 definitions found

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 -mo A suffix added to the names of certain numerals or to the numerals themselves, to indicate the number of leaves made by folding a sheet of paper; as, sixteenmo or 16mo; eighteenmo or 18mo.  It is taken from the Latin forms similarly used; as, duodecimo, sextodecimo, etc.  A small circle, placed after the number and near its top, is often used for -mo; as, 16°, 18°, etc.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 Mo
      n 1: a polyvalent metallic element that resembles chromium and
           tungsten in its properties; used to strengthen and
           harden steel [syn: molybdenum, atomic number 42]
      2: a midwestern state in central United States; a border state
         during the American Civil War, Missouri was admitted to
         the Confederacy without actually seceding from the Union
         [syn: Missouri, Show Me State]