What does the word mode mean?

Usage examples for mode

  1. I have explained the mode of setting up a clock with reference to putting it in beat, etc. – History of the American Clock Business for the Past Sixty Years, and Life of Chauncey Jerome by Chauncey Jerome
  2. Mr. Walker, in this as in other respects The Original, adopted a mode of composition which, says he, I apprehend to be very different from what could be supposed, and from the usual mode. – Methods of Authors by Hugo Erichsen
  3. His deep experience also taught him that, with a person of the young Duke's temper, the mode of life which he was now leading was exactly the one which not only would insure, but even hurry, the catastrophe his faithful friend so eagerly desired. – The Young Duke by Benjamin Disraeli