how something is done or how it happens; "her dignified manner"; "his rapid manner of talking"; "their nomadic mode of existence"; "in the characteristic New York style"; "a lonely way of life"; "in an abrasive fashion"
the most frequent value of a random variable
any of various fixed orders of the various diatonic notes within an octave
verb inflections that express how the action or state is conceived by the speaker
a classification of propositions on the basis of whether they claim necessity or possibility or impossibility
a particular functioning condition or arrangement; "switched from keyboard to voice mode"
a statistic describing the location of a distribution; "it set the norm for American homes"
a standard or model or pattern regarded as typical; "the current middle-class norm of two children per family"
be at an angle; "The terrain sloped down"
the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal; "a five-degree gradient"
an elevated geological formation; "he climbed the steep slope"; "the house was built on the side of a mountain"