Modeler vs Modal - What's the difference?

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Modeler is a related term of modal.


In context|computing|lang=en terms the difference between modeler and modal

is that modeler is (computing) a computer program that generates a three-dimensional representation of an object or system while modal is (computing) having separate modes in which user input has different effects.

As nouns the difference between modeler and modal

is that modeler is a person who makes models, especially from a plastic medium such as clay while modal is (logic) a modal proposition.

As a adjective modal is

of, or relating to a mode or modus.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

modeler

English

Alternative forms

* modeller

Noun

(en noun)
  • a person who makes models, especially from a plastic medium such as clay
  • a person who models the behaviour of a physical system, especially by using a computer model
  • (computing) a computer program that simulates a physical system
  • (computing) a computer program that generates a three-dimensional representation of an object or system
  • References

    * OED 2002

    Anagrams

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    modal

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • of, or relating to a mode or modus
  • (grammar) of, relating to, or describing the mood of a clause
  • (grammar) modal verb
  • *
  • Using the same type of distributional criterion, we could argue that only a Verb (in its base form) can occur in the position marked — in (23) below to complete the sentence:
    (23)     They/it can —
    [...]
    Conversely, the only type of word which could be used to begin a three-word sentence such as (25) below:
    (25)     — I be frank?
    is a Modal : cf. [...]
  • (music) of, relating to, or composed in the musical modi by which an octave is divided, associated with emotional moods in Ancient — and in medieval ecclesiastical music
  • (logic) of, or relating to the modality between propositions
  • (statistics) relating to the statistical mode.
  • (computing) Having separate modes in which user input has different effects.
  • (computer science) requiring immediate user interaction (often used as modal dialog'' or ''modal window )
  • (metaphysics) Relating to the form of a thing rather to any of its attributes
  • Synonyms

    * forming * conditioning

    Derived terms

    * modality * modally * modal auxiliary * modal logic * modal particle * quasimodal

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (logic) A modal proposition
  • (linguistics) A modal form, notably a modal auxiliary.
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