HyperDic: mo

English > 3 senses of the word mo / Mo / MO:
NOUNtimemo, moment, minute, second, bitan indefinitely short time
substanceMo, molybdenum, atomic number 42a polyvalent metallic element that resembles chromium and tungsten in its properties
locationMO, Missouri, Show Me State, Mo.a midwestern state in central United States
mo / Mo / MO > pronunciation
Soundsmow'
RhymesAlamo ... sumo: 20 rhymes with mow...
English > mo: 3 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningAn indefinitely short time.
Examples
  • "wait just a moment"
  • "in a mo"
Synonymsmoment, minute, second, bit
RegionBritaina monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
Narrowerblink of an eye, flash, heartbeat, instant, jiffy, split second, trice, twinkling, wink, New York minuteA very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat)
BroadertimeAn indefinite period (usually marked by specific attributes or activities)
Spanishinstante, minuto, momento, segundo
Catalaninstant, minut, moment, segon
English > Mo: 3 senses > noun 2, substance
MeaningA polyvalent metallic element that resembles chromium and tungsten in its properties; used to strengthen and harden steel.
Synonymsmolybdenum, atomic number 42
Broadermetallic element, metalAny of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
Substance ofmolybdeniteA mineral resembling graphite that is valued as the chief source of molybdenum and its compounds
Spanishmolibdeno, número atómico 42
Catalanmolibdè, molibdèn, Mo, número atòmic 42
English > MO: 3 senses > noun 3, location
MeaningA midwestern state in central United States; a border state during the American Civil War, Missouri was admitted to the Confederacy without actually seceding from the Union.
SynonymsMissouri, Show Me State, Mo.
Instance ofAmerican stateOne of the 50 states of the United States
Member ofConfederacy, Confederate States, Confederate States of America, South, Dixie, DixielandThe southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861
Part ofMidwest, middle west, midwestern United StatesThe north central region of the United States (sometimes called the heartland or the breadbasket of America)
United States, United States of America, America, the States, US, U.S., USA, U.S.A.North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean
PartsCape GirardeauA town in southeast Missouri
ColumbiaA university town in central Missouri
HannibalA town in northeast Missouri on the Mississippi River
IndependenceA city in western Missouri
Jefferson City, capital of MissouriCapital of the state of Missouri
Kansas CityA city in western Missouri situated at the confluence of the Kansas River and the Missouri River
Osage, Osage RiverA river in Missouri that is a tributary of the Missouri River
Poplar BluffA town in southeast Missouri
Saint Francis, Saint Francis River, St. Francis, St. Francis RiverA tributary of the Mississippi River that rises in Missouri and flows southeastward through Arkansas
Saint Joseph, St. JosephA town in northwest Missouri on the Missouri River
Saint Louis, St. Louis, Gateway to the WestThe largest city in Missouri
SedaliaA town in east central Missouri
SpringfieldA city of southwestern Missouri
White, White RiverA tributary of the Mississippi River that flows southeastward through northern Arkansas and southern Missouri
SpanishMissouri, Misuri, Misurí

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