from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The character of being multimodal; that state or condition of a group of organisms in which it exhibits more than one character which occurs more frequently than characters of adjacent statistical value.
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I think what we ought to be protraying is variety and choice and multimodalism as the idea.
So even if we focused on what Chris is calling "partial originalism," there would still be a separate debate about unimodalism versus multimodalism.
Even if they had wanted to take up the cause, the possibilities for creating a powerful coalition of pro-multimodalism industries were relatively slight.