Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


[moht] /moʊt/

verb, past moste
[mohst] /moʊst/ (Show IPA). Archaic.
may or might.
a tiny speck
verb (past) moste (məʊst)
(takes an infinitive without to) (archaic) may or might

“particle of dust,” Old English mot, of unknown origin; perhaps related to Dutch mot “dust from turf, sawdust, grit,” Norwegian mutt “speck, mote, splinter, chip.” Many references are to Matt. vii:3.

(Gr. karphos, something dry, hence a particle of wood or chaff, etc.). A slight moral defect is likened to a mote (Matt. 7:3-5; Luke 6:41, 42).


Read Also:

  • Motional

    [moh-shuh n] /ˈmoʊ ʃən/ noun 1. the action or process of moving or of changing place or position; movement. 2. power of movement, as of a living body. 3. the manner of moving the body in walking; gait. 4. a bodily movement or change of posture; gesture. 5. a proposal formally made to a deliberative […]

  • Motion capture

    noun 1. a process by which a device can be used to capture patterns of live movement; the data is then transmitted to a computer, where simulation software displays it applied to a virtual actor

  • Motion card

    noun a photo or picture whose image changes depending on the angle at which it is viewed, made using lenticular printing

  • Motion detector

    noun a device that is sensitive to movement, esp. used for security reasons or navigation aid; also called motion sensor Examples The motion detector turns on lights in the stairwell.

Disclaimer: Moting definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.