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  • n. Plural form of mote.

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Examples

  • The room faced east and would be roiled in morning light, in webby sediment and streams of sunlit dust and in the word motes, which her mother liked to use.

    THE BODY ARTIST

  • I would love the blog address too of where you will post the motes from the conference.

    Registration

  • Wireless sensor networks (WSN) consist of small battery powered electronic devices - often known as "motes" - which gather data from builtin sensors.

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  • Wireless sensor networks (WSN) consist of small battery powered electronic devices - often known as "motes" - which gather data from built-in sensors.

    Embedded Computing Design

  • ‘The hue of dusty motes is hers; that dull brown hue of hers

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Whereof saith Haymo: As the philosophers said, and doctors have opinion, this air is also full of devils and of wicked spirits as the sunbeams be full of small motes, which is small dust or powder.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 5

  • Was it quite by an oversight, for instance, that in Sampson's old age, "in some way, I don't quite know how, the new alderman of the town got chosen in other places than in chapter, and without leave of the house," -- in simple town-motes, that is, and by sheer downright delegation of power on the part of his fellow-burgesses?

    Stray Studies from England and Italy

  • This answer the Empress liked much better then the former, and enquired further, What opinion they had of those Creatures that are called the motes of the Sun?

    The Description of a New World, Called the Blazing-World

  • UC Berkeley researchers instrumented redwood trees with tiny sensor "motes" that measure light, temperature, humidity, and barometric pressure.

    Boing Boing

  • To-day every one "motes," or wants to, and likewise a knowledge of many things mechanical, which had heretofore been between closed covers, is in the daily litany of many who had previously never known

    The Automobilist Abroad

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  • The room was warm and goldenly lit, laboriously aswirl with motes. From "The Last Werewolf" by Glen Duncan.

    February 27, 2012