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most / mōst/ • adj. & pron. 1. superlative of many, much. 2. greatest in amount or degree: [as adj.] they've had the most success | [as pron.] they had the most to lose. ∎  the majority of; nearly all of: [as adj.] most oranges are sweeter than these. | [as pron.] I spent most of the winter on the coast. • adv. 1. superlative of much. 2. to the greatest extent: the things he most enjoyed what she wanted most of all. ∎  forming the superlative of adjectives and adverbs, esp. those of more than one syllable: the most important event of my life sandy plains where fire tends to spread most quickly. 3. extremely; very: it was most kind of you that is most probably correct. 4. inf. almost: most everyone understood. PHRASES: at (the) most not more than: the walk took four minutes at the most. be the most inf. be the best of all; be the ultimate. for the most part in most cases; usually: the older members, for the most part, shun him. make the most of use to the best advantage: he was eager to make the most of his visit. ∎  represent at its best: how to make the most of your features.

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Most (môst), Ger. Brüx, city (1991 pop. 70,670), NW Czech Republic, in Bohemia, near the German border. It is a railway junction and industrial city in a lignite-mining area. Chemicals, steel, and ceramics are the major products of Most. The city, whose history dates at least to the 11th cent., has several medieval churches and an old town hall. The city was relocated in the 1960s due to an expansion of the coalfields.

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most greatest OE.; greatest amount of XIV; adv. in the greatest degree OE. The present form repr. partly OE. māst, which is recorded only from late Nhb., partly a modification of ME. mēst, OE. mǣst, by assim. to MORE; OE. māst = OS. mēst (Du. meest), (O)HG. meist, ON. mestr, Goth. maists :- Gmc. *maistaz, f. base of *maiz (see MORE) + *-ista- -EST.
Hence mostly XVI.

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MOST (mɒst) Electronics metal-oxide-silicon (or -semiconductor) transistor
• Molonglo Observatory Synthesis Telescope

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