Some articles on modern:
... Many modern urban developments do not incorporate alleys ... In some modern urban developments, a service road may be built to allow for waste collection, or rear access for fire engines and parking ...
... and he was at the same time the first modern lyric poet ... In this, he was a precursor of modern times and modern aspirations ...
... Modern English uses a space to separate words, but not all languages follow this practice ... Traditionally, all CJK languages have no spaces modern Chinese and Japanese (except when written with little or no kanji) still do not, but modern Korean uses spaces ...
... Television Awards 2011 Best Supporting Actress – Comedy Series – Modern Family (nominated) 2012 Best Supporting Actress – Comedy Series – Modern Family (won ...
... These developments have led to the modern study of logic and computability, and indeed the field of theoretical computer science as a whole ... numbers in polynomial time, which, if implemented, would render most modern public key cryptography systems uselessly insecure ... Modern theoretical computer science research is based on these basic developments, but includes many other mathematical and interdisciplinary problems that have been posed ...
More definitions of "modern":
- (adj): Belonging to the modern era; since the Middle Ages.
Example: "Modern art"; "modern furniture"; "modern history"; "totem poles are modern rather than prehistoric"
- (noun): A typeface (based on an 18th century design by Gianbattista Bodoni) distinguished by regular shape and hairline serifs and heavy downstrokes.
Synonyms: modern font, Bodoni, Bodoni font
- (noun): A contemporary person.
- (adj): Characteristic of present-day art and music and literature and architecture.
- (adj): Relating to a recently developed fashion or style.
Example: "Their offices are in a modern skyscraper"
Synonyms: mod, modernistic
Famous quotes containing the word modern:
“I sometimes think of what future historians will say of us. A single sentence will suffice for modern man: he fornicated and read the papers.”
—Albert Camus (19131960)
“I often wonder what future historians will say about us. One sentence will suffice to describe modern man: he fornicated and he read newspapers.”
—Albert Camus (19131960)
“The higher processes are all processes of simplification. The novelist must learn to write, and then he must unlearn it; just as the modern painter learns to draw, and then learns when utterly to disregard his accomplishment, when to subordinate it to a higher and truer effect.”
—Willa Cather (18731947)