Modern

Modern

Modern generally means something that is "up-to-date", "new", or from the present time. The term was invented in the early 16th century to describe recent trends. [ [http://www.bartleby.com/61/28/M0362800.html bartleby] , [http://m-w.com/cgi-bin/dictionary?va=modern merriam-webster] ] It may refer to:

* Modern era
* Modern Times, the name of a number of cultural works and historical periods
* "Modern Age" (periodical), an American conservative publication
* Modern Art, a form of art.
* the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.
* Modern architecture, a style of architecture
* Modernity, a very loosely defined time period from late 19th to early 20th century
* Late Modernity
* Modern dance, a dance form developed in the early 20th century
* Modern Defense, a chess opening in which Black allows White to occupy the center with pawns on d4 and e4
* Modern (album), an album from the British punk rock band, Buzzcocks
* Modernist poetry
* Modernism
* Postmodernism
* Modern Records, a record label
* Modern School, India's leading public school
* Modern (typeface) is a raster font packaged with Windows XP
* Another name for the typeface classification known as didone
* Modern music

Modern may also refer to:
*Modra, a Slovak city, referred to in the German language as "modern"

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  • modern —  modern …   Hochdeutsch - Plautdietsch Wörterbuch

  • modern — adj 1 Modern, recent, late, though not close synonyms, are subject to confusion when they are used to date things or events which have taken place, come into existence, or developed in times close to the present. Modern (see also NEW) is the term …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Modern — Mod ern, a. [F. moderne, L. modernus; akin to modo just now, orig. abl. of modus measure; hence, by measure, just now. See {Mode}.] 1. Of or pertaining to the present time, or time not long past; late; not ancient or remote in past time; of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • modern — MODÉRN, Ă, moderni, e, adj. Care aparţine timpurilor apropiate de vorbitor; recent, actual; care este în pas cu progresul actual; care aparţine unei epoci posterioare antichităţii. ♢ Istoria modernă = a) (în trecut) epoca de la sfârşitul evului… …   Dicționar Român

  • Modern — ist ein Name für Schriftarten (Beispiel: Computer Modern) die deutsche Bezeichnung für die slowakische Stadt Modra modern ist betont auf der zweiten Silbe des Wortes: ein Adjektiv zum Substantiv Mode und ein Adjektiv zum Substantiv Moderne betont …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Modern B & B — (Хьюстон,США) Категория отеля: 3 звездочный отель Адрес: 4003 Hazard Street, Хьюстон, T …   Каталог отелей

  • Modern (EP) — Modern EP by Gas Released April 1995 …   Wikipedia

  • modern — Adj std. (18. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus frz. moderne, dieses aus spl. modernus derzeitig, gegenwärtig, neu , zu l. modo nur, eben , in späterer Zeit auch jetzt , zu l. modus Maß, Art und Weise . Abstraktum: Modernität; Verb: modernisieren.… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • modern — modern: Das seit dem Anfang des 18. Jh.s bezeugte Adjektiv ist aus frz. moderne »neu; modern« entlehnt, das auf lat. modernus »neu, neuzeitlich« zurückgeht. Es trat zunächst in der Bedeutung »neu; neuzeitlich« auf. In diesem Sinne steht »modern«… …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • modern — ¹modern faulen, in Moder übergehen, verderben, verfaulen, vermodern, verrotten; (ugs.): gammelig werden, vergammeln; (nordd.): rotten. ²modern 1. en vogue, im Schwange, in Mode, modisch, up to date; (ugs.): angesagt, der letzte Schrei, in,… …   Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme


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