Mod vs Connotation - What's the difference?

mod | connotation |


As nouns the difference between mod and connotation

is that mod is (uncountable) an unconventionally modern style of fashionable dress originating in england in the 1960s, characterized by ankle-length black trenchcoats and sunglasses while connotation is a meaning of a word or phrase that is suggested or implied, as opposed to a denotation, or literal meaning a characteristic of words or phrases, or of the contexts that words and phrases are used in.

As a verb mod

is (slang) to modify an object from its original condition, typically for the purposes of individualizing and/or enhancing the performance of the object.

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mod

English

(wikipedia mod)

Synonyms

* (modulus) , modulus

Noun

(en noun)
  • (uncountable) An unconventionally modern style of fashionable dress originating in England in the 1960s, characterized by ankle-length black trenchcoats and sunglasses.
  • (UK) a 1960s British person who dressed in such a style and was interested in modernism and the modern music of the time; the opposite of a rocker.
  • (slang) A modification to an object, computer game, etc., typically for the purpose of individualizing and/or enhancing the performance of the object.
  • (Internet) A moderator, for example on a discussion forum.
  • (computing, informal) A module (file containing a tracker music sequence).
  • * 1992 , "Jordan K. Hubbard", How to convert Amiga mods to Arch?'' (on Internet newsgroup ''comp.sys.acorn )
  • I'd like to convert some of the arch(SIC) mods back into Amiga mods since I don't have the original Amiga versions.
  • * 2003 , Rene T. A. Lysloff, Leslie C. Gay, Jr., Music and Technoculture (page 38)
  • These mods , while usually having the distinctive bleep and beep quality of transistor-generated tones, are often astonishingly creative and rich in expressive nuances.
  • (rock climbing) A moderately difficult route.
  • Moderations: university examinations generally taken in the first year.
  • Usage notes

    In gaming, mods are created by end users whereas such content by the game creators would be labeled an expansion pack.

    Verb

    (modd)
  • (slang) To modify an object from its original condition, typically for the purposes of individualizing and/or enhancing the performance of the object.
  • His friends were particularly impressed with the way he modded his .
  • To moderate; to punish a rule-breaking user on a forum, especially when done by a moderator.
  • Don't break the rules or you'll be modded .

    Synonyms

    * trick, trick out * (to moderate)

    Derived terms

    * moddable * modder

    Anagrams

    * English 4chan slang ----

    connotation

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A meaning of a word or phrase that is suggested or implied, as opposed to a denotation, or literal meaning. A characteristic of words or phrases, or of the contexts that words and phrases are used in.
  • The connotations of the phrase "you are a dog" are that you are physically unattractive or morally reprehensible, not that you are a canine.
  • A technical term in logic used by J. S. Mill and later logicians to refer to the attribute or aggregate of attributes connoted by a term, and contrasted with denotation .
  • The two expressions "the morning star" and "the evening star" have different connotations but the same denotation (i.e. the planet Venus).

    Antonyms

    * denotation

    Synonyms

    * intension

    References

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