modern vs ancient vs old
- used of a living language; being the current stage in its development
This textbook provides a modern and accessible introduction to magnetohydrodynamics.
Modern scientific capability has profoundly altered the course of human life.
An established order of seeing, of understanding, of ruling, is simply exploded - the Modernist spirit asserts itself.
- very old
- belonging to times long past especially of the historical period before the fall of the Western Roman Empire
- a very old person
- a person who lived in ancient times
The pictures show squares within squares - the water-holding depressions that in ancient times made the gardens fruitful.
The second section of an ancient Greco - Roman letter was prayer or a word of thanks.
It shows fractured blocks of ancient sedimentary rock separated by recent sand dunes.