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modulation the act or process of modulating, or the condition of being modulated. [3 definitions]
module a part or unit used as a standard for measuring, as in building. [4 definitions]
modulus in mathematics, the absolute value of a complex number, computed by adding the squares of each element, then finding the square root of the resulting sum. [2 definitions]
modus operandi a method of accomplishing something; way of working.
modus vivendi method of living; way of getting along. [2 definitions]
Mogadishu the seaport capital of Somalia.
Mogul a Mongol or Mongolian, esp. one of the sixteenth-century conquerors of India or their descendants. [2 definitions]
mohair the long soft silky hair or fleece of the Angora goat. [2 definitions]
Mohammed variant of Muhammad.
Mohammedan variant of Muhammadan.
Mohammedanism variant of Muhammadanism.
Mohandas Gandhi Indian spiritual and political leader and reformer, also known by the title Mahatma ("Great Soul") (b.1869--d.1948).
Mohave a member of a North American Indian tribe formerly living in the Colorado River valley of Arizona and California. [2 definitions]
Mohawk a river that flows eastward from central New York State. [3 definitions]
Mohegan a member of a North American Indian tribe formerly living in the Thames River area of Connecticut.
mohel (Hebrew) in Judaism, one who performs the circumcision of a male child.
Mohican variant of Mahican.
Moho see Mohorovicic discontinuity.
Mohole a hole that penetrates the earth's crust and the area beneath the Mohorovicic discontinuity, used for geological study.
Mohorovicic discontinuity the irregular jointure of the earth's crust with the layer of mantle rock beneath it, positioned nearly twenty-two miles beneath the continental land masses and from three to six miles beneath the ocean floor.
Mohs scale a scale that designates the comparative hardness of minerals.