Some articles on modern:
... In addition to being a modern fire fighting facility, it contains a museum of Eureka fire department equipment and vehicles dating back to the 1870s ... Eureka boasts 3 fine parks, a modern enclosed swimming facility, 2 baseball fields, a new (in 2009) track, and football field ... The 1876 Eureka Court House is both historic and modern ...
... Paolo Cordero di Montezemolo, Elio Altare and Renato Ratti, started making more modern, international styles of Barolos by using shorter periods for maceration (days as opposed to weeks) and fermentation (usually 48–72 ... By using modern technology, including specialized tanks that allow the wine to be pumped out from underneath the cap of skins and then pumped over, they found ways to maximize color extraction and ... Advances in viticulture has helped bridge the gap between modern and traditional producers ...
... Roberto González Echevarría considers him the beginning of the modern era in Spanish language poetry "In Spanish, there is poetry before and after Rubén Darío ... He ushered Spanish-language poetry into the modern era by incorporating the aesthetic ideals and modern anxieties of Parnassiens and Symbolism, as Garcilaso had ...
... road through Cisalpine Gaul which linked Atria (modern Adria) to Aquileia, passing through Patavium (modern Padua), then, skirting the barely inhabited lagoon ...
... ویهیند) is the name of an ancient kingdom (Mahajanapada), located in parts of modern-day northern Pakistan and eastern Afghanistan ... Its main cities were Purushapura (modern Peshawar), literally meaning "city of men", and Takshashila (modern Taxila) ...
More definitions of "modern":
- (adj): Relating to a recently developed fashion or style.
Example: "Their offices are in a modern skyscraper"
Synonyms: mod, modernistic
- (adj): Characteristic of present-day art and music and literature and architecture.
- (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): Belonging to the modern era; since the Middle Ages.
Example: "Modern art"; "modern furniture"; "modern history"; "totem poles are modern rather than prehistoric"
Famous quotes containing the word modern:
“The complaint ... about modern steel furniture, modern glass houses, modern red bars and modern streamlined trains and cars is that all these objets modernes, while adequate and amusing in themselves, tend to make the people who use them look dated. It is an honest criticism. The human race has done nothing much about changing its own appearance to conform to the form and texture of its appurtenances.”
—E.B. (Elwyn Brooks)
“The susceptibility of the average modern to pictorial suggestion enables advertising to exploit his lessened power of judgment.”
—Johan Huizinga (18721945)
“... the modern drama, operating through the double channel of dramatist and interpreter, affecting as it does both mind and heart, is the strongest force in developing social discontent, swelling the powerful tide of unrest that sweeps onward and over the dam of ignorance, prejudice, and superstition.”
—Emma Goldman (18691940)