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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mod·al /ˈmodḷ/

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mo·dal a.
 1. Of or pertaining to a mode or mood; consisting in mode or form only; relating to form; having the form without the essence or reality.
 2. Logic & Metaph. Indicating, or pertaining to, some mode of conceiving existence, or of expressing thought, such as the modes of possibility or obligation.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: relating to or constituting the most frequent value in a
             distribution; "the modal age at which American
             novelists reach their peak is 30" [syn: modal(a), average]
      2: of or relating to a musical mode; especially written in an
         ecclesiastical mode
      3: relating to or expressing the mood of a verb; "modal