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English noun: mo

1. mo (time) an indefinitely short time


SamplesWait just a moment.
In a mo.
It only takes a minute.
In just a bit.


Synonymsbit, minute, moment, second


Broader (hypernym)time


Narrower (hyponym)blink of an eye, flash, heartbeat, instant, jiffy, New York minute, split second, trice, twinkling, wink

2. Mo (substance) a polyvalent metallic element that resembles chromium and tungsten in its properties; used to strengthen and harden steel


Synonymsatomic number 42, molybdenum


Broader (hypernym)metal, metallic element


Substance meronymmolybdenite

3. MO (location) a 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


Instance hypernymAmerican state


Part holonymCape Girardeau, capital of Missouri, Columbia, Gateway to the West, Hannibal, Independence, Jefferson City, Kansas City, Osage, Osage River, Poplar Bluff, Saint Francis, Saint Francis River, Saint Joseph, Saint Louis, Sedalia, Springfield, St. Francis, St. Francis River, St. Joseph, St. Louis, White, White River


Part meronymAmerica, middle west, Midwest, midwestern United States, the States, U.S., U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA


Member meronymConfederacy, Confederate States, Confederate States of America, Dixie, Dixieland, South









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