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Some articles on modes, mode:

Planet Puzzle League - Game Modes - Single-player - Puzzle
... In Puzzle modes, different puzzle scenarios are presented for which there are only a limited set of solutions ... In some modes, a "hint" button is available which provides a solution hint when pressed ... Each Puzzle mode features six ten-stage levels ...
Railfan: Taiwan High Speed Rail - Modes - Trial Drive Game
... Trial Drive mode focuses on station stopping accuracy. ...
Harvey Whitehouse - Education and Early Career
... the late nineties, he developed a theory of ‘modes of religiosity’ that has been the subject of extensive critical evaluation and testing by ... The modes of religiosity theory seeks to explain the role of ritual in group formation and social and cultural evolution ... Two modes are distinguished imagistic and doctrinal ...
CPU Modes
... CPU modes (also called processor modes, CPU states, CPU privilege levels and other names) are operating modes for the central processing unit of some computer ... kernel code is allowed to execute in the unrestricted mode everything else (including non-supervisory portions of the operating system) runs in a restricted mode and ... Multiple modes can be implemented—allowing a hypervisor to run multiple operating system supervisors beneath it, which is the basic design of many ...
Eigentone - Earth
... Normal modes are generated in the earth from long wavelength seismic waves from large earthquakes interfering to form standing waves ... For an elastic, isotropic, homogeneous sphere, spheroidal, toroidal and radial (or breathing) modes arise ... Spheroidal modes only involve P and SV waves (like Rayleigh waves) and depend on overtone number n and angular order l but have degeneracy of azimuthal order m ...

Famous quotes containing the word modes:

    Heaven is large, and affords space for all modes of love and fortitude. Why should we be busybodies and superserviceable?
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    I cannot beat off
    Invincible modes of the sea, hearing:
    Be a man my son by God.
    He turned again
    To the purring jet yellowing the murder story,
    Deaf to the pathos circling in the air.
    Allen Tate (1899–1979)

    There are two modes of transport in Los Angeles: car and ambulance. Visitors who wish to remain inconspicuous are advised to choose the latter
    Fran Lebowitz (b. 1951)