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An alphabetical listing of General terms and items.

 
O   Dico Tools
The 15th letter of the Roman alphabet


O   Dico Tools
The blood group whose red cells carry neither the A nor B antigens; "people with type O blood are universal donors"


O   Dico Tools
A nonmetallic bivalent element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless nonflammable diatomic gas; constitutes 21 percent of the atmosphere by volume; the most abundant element in the earth''s crust


O'Brien   Dico Tools
Irish writer (born in 1932)


O'Casey   Dico Tools
Irish playwright (1880-1964)


O'clock   Dico Tools
According to the clock; "it''s three o''clock in Tokyo now"


O'Connor   Dico Tools
United States writer (1925-1964)


O'er   Dico Tools
Throughout a period of time; "stay over the weekend"


O'Flaherty   Dico Tools
Irish writer of short stories (1896-1984)


O'Hara   Dico Tools
United States writer (1905-1970)


O'Keeffe   Dico Tools
United States painter (1887-1986)


O'Neill   Dico Tools
United States playwright (1888-1953)


O'Toole   Dico Tools
British actor (born in Ireland in 1932)


O.d.   Dico Tools
Dose too heavily; "The rock star overdosed and was found dead in his hotel room"


O.E.D.   Dico Tools
An unabridged dictionary constructed on historical principles


O.K.   Dico Tools
An endorsement; "they gave us the O.K. to go ahead"


O.K.   Dico Tools
Give sanction to; "I approve of his educational policies"


O.k.   Dico Tools
Being satisfactory or in satisfactory condition; "an all-right movie"; "the passengers were shaken up but are all right"; "is everything all right?"; "everything''s fine"; "things are okay"; "dinner and the movies had been fine"; "another minute I''d have


O.K.   Dico Tools
In a satisfactory or adequate manner; "she''ll do okay on her own"; "held up all right under pressure"; (`alright'' is a nonstandard variant of `all right'')


O._Henry   Dico Tools
United States writer of short stories whose pen name was O. Henry (1862-1910)


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Oaf   Dico Tools
An awkward stupid person


Oafish   Dico Tools
Ill-mannered and coarse and contemptible in behavior or appearance; "was boorish and insensitive"; "the loutish manners of a bully"; "her stupid oafish husband"; "aristocratic contempt for the swinish multitude"


Oahu   Dico Tools
An island of central Hawaii (between Molokai and Kauai); the chief island of the state


Oahu_Island   Dico Tools
An island of central Hawaii (between Molokai and Kauai); the chief island of the state


Oak   Dico Tools
A deciduous tree of the genus Quercus; has acorns and lobed leaves; "great oaks grow from little acorns"


Oak   Dico Tools
The hard durable wood of any oak; used especially for furniture and flooring


Oak-leaved_goosefoot   Dico Tools
Annual European plant with spikes of greenish flowers and leaves that are white-hairy beneath; common as a weed in North America


Oaken   Dico Tools
Consisting of or made of wood of the oak tree; "a solid oak table"; "the old oaken bucket"


Oakland   Dico Tools
A city in western California on San Francisco Bay opposite San Francisco; primarily and industrial urban center


Oakleaf_goosefoot   Dico Tools
Annual European plant with spikes of greenish flowers and leaves that are white-hairy beneath; common as a weed in North America


Oakley   Dico Tools
United States sharpshooter who was featured in Buffalo Bill''s Wild West Show (1860-1926)


Oakum   Dico Tools
Loose hemp or jute fiber obtained by unravelling old ropes; when impregnated with tar it was used to caulk seams and pack joints in wooden ships


Oak_apple   Dico Tools
Oak gall caused by larvae of a cynipid wasp


Oak_blight   Dico Tools
A black plant louse that lives on oaks and dogwoods


Oak_chestnut   Dico Tools
A tree of the genus Castanopsis


Oak_fern   Dico Tools
Bright blue-green fern widely distributed especially in damp acid woodlands of temperate northern hemisphere


Oak_Leaf_Cluster   Dico Tools
A United States military decoration consisting of bronze or silver oak leaves and acorns awarded to anyone who has won a given medal before


Oak_tree   Dico Tools
A deciduous tree of the genus Quercus; has acorns and lobed leaves; "great oaks grow from little acorns"


Oar   Dico Tools
An implement used to propel or steer a boat


Oarfish   Dico Tools
Thin deep-water tropical fish 20 to 30 feet long having a red dorsal fin


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Oarlock   Dico Tools
A holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing


Oarsman   Dico Tools
Someone who rows a boat


Oarsmanship   Dico Tools
Skill as an oarsman


Oarswoman   Dico Tools
A woman oarsman


OAS   Dico Tools
An association of countries in the western hemisphere; created in 1948 to promote military and economic and social and cultural cooperation


Oasis   Dico Tools
A shelter serving as a place of safety or sanctuary


Oasis   Dico Tools
A fertile tract in a desert (where the water table approaches the surface)


Oast   Dico Tools
A kiln for drying hops


Oast_house   Dico Tools
A building containing an oast (a kiln for drying hops); usually has a conical or pyramidal roof


Oat   Dico Tools
Seed of the annual grass Avena sativa (spoken of primarily in the plural as `oats'')


Oat   Dico Tools
Annual grass of Europe and North Africa; grains used as food and fodder (referred to primarily in the plural: `oats'')


Oatcake   Dico Tools
Thin flat unleavened cake of baked oatmeal


Oaten   Dico Tools
Of or related to or derived from oats; "oaten bread"


Oates   Dico Tools
United States writer (born in 1938)


Oates   Dico Tools
English conspirator who claimed that there was a Jesuit plot to assassinate Charles II (1649-1705)


Oath   Dico Tools
A commitment to tell the truth (especially in a court of law); to lie under oath is to become subject to prosecution for perjury


Oath   Dico Tools
Profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger; "expletives were deleted"


Oath   Dico Tools
A solemn promise, usually invoking a divine witness, regarding your future acts or behavior; "they took an oath of allegience"


Oatmeal   Dico Tools
Meal made from rolled or ground oats


Oatmeal   Dico Tools
Porridge made of rolled oats


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Oatmeal_cookie   Dico Tools
Cookies containing rolled oats


Oat_cell_carcinoma   Dico Tools
Highly malignant carcinoma composed of small round or egg-shaped cells with little cytoplasm; lung cancers are frequently oat cell carcinomas


Oaxaca   Dico Tools
A city of southeastern Mexico


Oaxaca_de_Juarez   Dico Tools
A city of southeastern Mexico


OB   Dico Tools
The branch of medicine dealing with childbirth and care of the mother


Ob   Dico Tools
A major river of western Siberia; flows generally northward and westward to the Gulf of Ob and the Kara Sea


Obadiah   Dico Tools
An Old Testament book telling Obadiah''s prophecies; the shortest book in the Christian Bible


Obadiah   Dico Tools
A Hebrew minor prophet


Obbligato   Dico Tools
A part of the score that must be performed without change or omission


Obbligato   Dico Tools
A persistent but subordinate motif


Obduracy   Dico Tools
Resoluteness by virtue of being unyielding and inflexible


Obdurate   Dico Tools
Showing unfeeling resistance to tender feelings; "the child''s misery would move even the most obdurate heart"


Obdurate   Dico Tools
Stubbornly persistent in wrongdoing


Obdurately   Dico Tools
In a stubborn unregenerate manner; "she remained stubbornly in the same position"


Obeah   Dico Tools
A religious belief of African origin involving witchcraft and sorcery; practiced in parts of the West Indies and tropical Americas


Obeche   Dico Tools
Large west African tree having large palmately lobed leaves and axillary cymose panicles of small white flowers and one-winged seeds; yields soft white to pale yellow wood


Obeche   Dico Tools
The wood of an African obeche tree; used especially for veneering


Obechi   Dico Tools
Large west African tree having large palmately lobed leaves and axillary cymose panicles of small white flowers and one-winged seeds; yields soft white to pale yellow wood


Obedience   Dico Tools
Behavior intended to please your parents; "their children were never very strong on obedience"; "he went to law school out of respect for his father''s wishes"


Obedience   Dico Tools
The act of obeying; dutiful or submissive behavior with respect to another person


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Obedience   Dico Tools
The trait of being willing to obey


Obedience_plant   Dico Tools
White-flowered West Indian plant whose root yields arrowroot starch


Obedient   Dico Tools
Dutifully complying with the commands or instructions of those in authority; "an obedient soldier"; "obedient children"; "a little man obedient to his wife"; "the obedient colonies...are heavily taxed; the refractory remain unburdened"- Edmund Burke


Obediently   Dico Tools
In an obedient manner; "obediently she slipped off her right shoe and stocking"


Obedient_plant   Dico Tools
North American plant having a spike of two-lipped pink or white flowers


Obeisance   Dico Tools
The act of obeying; dutiful or submissive behavior with respect to another person


Obeisance   Dico Tools
Bending the head or body or knee as a sign of reverence or submission or shame


Obelion   Dico Tools
The craniometric point on the sagittal suture near the lamboid suture


Obelisk   Dico Tools
A stone pillar having a rectangular cross section tapering towards a pyramidal top


Obelisk   Dico Tools
A character used in printing to indicate a cross reference or footnote


Obese   Dico Tools
Excessively fat; "a weighty man"


Obesity   Dico Tools
More than average fatness


Obesity_diet   Dico Tools
A diet designed to help you lose weight (especially fat)


Obey   Dico Tools
Be obedient to


Obfuscate   Dico Tools
Make obscure or unclear


Obfuscation   Dico Tools
Darkening or obscuring the sight of something


Obfuscation   Dico Tools
The activity of obscuring people''s understanding, leaving them baffled or bewildered


Obfuscation   Dico Tools
Confusion resulting from failure to understand


Obi   Dico Tools
A religious belief of African origin involving witchcraft and sorcery; practiced in parts of the West Indies and tropical Americas


Obidoxime_chloride   Dico Tools
A chloride used as an antidote for nerve gases such as sarin or VX


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Obiism   Dico Tools
Belief in a kind of sorcery that originated in Africa and is practiced in the West Indies


Obit   Dico Tools
A notice of someone''s death; usually includes a short biography


Obiter_dictum   Dico Tools
An opinion voiced by a judge on a point of law not directly bearing on the case in question and therefore not binding


Obiter_dictum   Dico Tools
An incidental remark


Obituary   Dico Tools
A notice of someone''s death; usually includes a short biography


Object   Dico Tools
A tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow; "it was full of rackets, balls and other objects"


Object   Dico Tools
The focus of cognitions or feelings; "objects of thought"; "the object of my affection"


Object   Dico Tools
The goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable); "the sole object of her trip was to see her children"


Object   Dico Tools
(grammar) a constituent that is acted upon; "the object of the verb"


Object   Dico Tools
Express or raise an objection or protest or criticism or express dissent; "She never objected to the amount of work her boss charged her with"; "When asked to drive the truck, she objected that she did not have a driver''s license"


Object   Dico Tools
Be averse to or express disapproval of; "My wife objects to modern furniture"


Object-oriented_database   Dico Tools
A database in which the operations carried out on information items (data objects) are considered part of their definition


Object-oriented_database_management_system   Dico Tools
A database management system designed to manage an object-oriented database


Object-oriented_programing_language   Dico Tools
(computer science) a programming language that enables the programmer to associate a set of procedures with each type of data structure; "C++ is an object-oriented programming language that is an extension of C"


Object-oriented_programming_language   Dico Tools
(computer science) a programming language that enables the programmer to associate a set of procedures with each type of data structure; "C++ is an object-oriented programming language that is an extension of C"


Objectification   Dico Tools
The act of representing an abstraction as a physical thing


Objectification   Dico Tools
A concrete representation of an abstract idea or principle


Objectify   Dico Tools
Make impersonal or present as an object; "Will computers depersonalize human interactions?"; "Pornography objectifies women"


Objectify   Dico Tools
Make external or objective, or give reality to; "language externalizes our thoughts"


Objection   Dico Tools
(law) a procedure whereby a party to a suit says that a particular line of questioning or a particular witness or a piece of evidence or other matter is improper and should not be continued and asks the court to rule on its impropriety or illegality


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Objection   Dico Tools
The act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent


Objection   Dico Tools
The speech act of objecting


Objection   Dico Tools
The act of expressing earnest opposition or protest


Objectionable   Dico Tools
Liable to objection or debate; used of something one might take exception to; "a thoroughly unpleasant highly exceptionable piece of writing"; "found the politician''s views objectionable"


Objectionable   Dico Tools
Causing disapproval or protest; "a vulgar and objectionable person"


Objectionableness   Dico Tools
The quality of being hateful


Objectionably   Dico Tools
In an obnoxious manner; "he said so in one of his more offensively intellectually arrogant sentences"


Objective   Dico Tools
The lens or system of lenses nearest the object being viewed


Objective   Dico Tools
The goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable); "the sole object of her trip was to see her children"


Objective   Dico Tools
Belonging to immediate experience of actual things or events; "concrete benefits"; "a concrete example"; "there is no objective evidence of anything of the kind"


Objective   Dico Tools
Undistorted by emotion or personal bias; based on observable phenomena; "an objective appraisal"; "objective evidence"


Objective   Dico Tools
Emphasizing or expressing things as perceived without distortion of personal feelings or interpretation; "objective art"


Objective   Dico Tools
Serving as or indicating the object of a verb or of certain prepositions and used for certain other purposes; "objective case"; "accusative endings"


Objectively   Dico Tools
With objectivity; "we must look at the facts objectively"


Objectiveness   Dico Tools
Judgment based on observable phenomena and uninfluenced by emotions or personal prejudices


Objective_case   Dico Tools
The category of nouns serving as the direct object of a verb


Objectivity   Dico Tools
Judgment based on observable phenomena and uninfluenced by emotions or personal prejudices


Objector   Dico Tools
A person who dissents from some established policy


Object_ball   Dico Tools
The billiard ball first struck by the cue ball


Object_code   Dico Tools
The machine-language output of a compiler that is ready for execution on a particular computer


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Object_glass   Dico Tools
The lens or system of lenses nearest the object being viewed


Object_language   Dico Tools
The language into which a text written in another language is to be translated


Object_language   Dico Tools
A computer language into which something written in another computer language is to be translated


Object_lesson   Dico Tools
Punishment intended as a warning to others; "they decided to make an example of him"


Object_of_a_preposition   Dico Tools
The object governed by a preposition


Object_of_the_verb   Dico Tools
The object that receives the direct action of the verb


Object_program   Dico Tools
A fully compiled or assembled program ready to be loaded into the computer


Object_recognition   Dico Tools
The visual perception of familiar objects


Objet_d'art   Dico Tools
A work of art of some artistic value; "this store sells only objets d''art"; "it is not known who created this piece"


Objurgate   Dico Tools
Censure severely; "She chastised him for his insensitive remarks"


Objurgate   Dico Tools
Express strong disapproval of; "We condemn the racism in South Africa"; "These ideas were reprobated"


Objurgation   Dico Tools
Rebuking a person harshly


Oblanceolate   Dico Tools
Of a leaf shape; having a broad rounded apex and a tapering base


Oblanceolate_leaf   Dico Tools
Having a rounded apex and tapering base


Oblate   Dico Tools
A lay person dedicated to religious work or the religious life


Oblate   Dico Tools
Having the equatorial diameter greater than the polar diameter; being flattened at the poles


Oblateness   Dico Tools
The property possessed by a rounded shape that is flattened at the poles; "the oblateness of the planet"


Oblation   Dico Tools
The act of offering the bread and wine of the Eucharist


Oblation   Dico Tools
The act of contributing to the funds of a church or charity; "oblations for aid to the poor"


Obligate   Dico Tools
Bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted; "He''s held by a contract"; "I''ll hold you by your promise"


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Obligate   Dico Tools
Commit in order to fulfill an obligation; "obligate money"


Obligate   Dico Tools
Force or compel somebody to do something; "We compel all students to fill out this form"


Obligate   Dico Tools
Restricted to a particular condition of life; "an obligate anaerobe can survive only in the absence of OXYGen"


Obligated(p)   Dico Tools
Caused by law or conscience to follow a certain course; "felt obligated to repay the kindness"; "was obligated to pay off the student loan"


Obligate_anaerobe   Dico Tools
An organism that cannot grow in the presence of oxygen


Obligation   Dico Tools
The social force that binds you to your obligations and the courses of action demanded by that force; "we must instill a sense of duty in our children"; "every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty"- Jo


Obligation   Dico Tools
A legal agreement specifying a payment or action and the penalty for failure to comply


Obligation   Dico Tools
A personal relation in which one is indebted for a service or favor


Obligation   Dico Tools
The state of being obligated to do or pay something; "he is under an obligation to finish the job"


Obligational   Dico Tools
Relating or constituting or qualified to create a legal or financial obligation; "obligational authority"


Obligato   Dico Tools
A part of the score that must be performed without change or omission


Obligato   Dico Tools
A persistent but subordinate motif


Obligatorily   Dico Tools
In a manner that cannot be evaded; "the ministry considers that contributions to such a fund should be met from voluntary donations rather than from rates compulsorily levied."


Obligatorily   Dico Tools
In an obligatory manner; "this rule applies obligatorily"


Obligatory   Dico Tools
Morally or legally constraining or binding; "attendance is obligatory"; "an obligatory contribution"


Obligatory   Dico Tools
Required by obligation or compulsion or convention; "he made all the obligatory apologies"


Oblige   Dico Tools
Bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted; "He''s held by a contract"; "I''ll hold you by your promise"


Oblige   Dico Tools
Provide a service or favor for someone; "We had to oblige him"


Oblige   Dico Tools
Force or compel somebody to do something; "We compel all students to fill out this form"


Obliged(p)   Dico Tools
Under a moral obligation to do something


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Obliger   Dico Tools
Someone who performs a service or does a favor


Obliging   Dico Tools
Showing a cheerful willingness to do favors for others; "to close one''s eyes like a complaisant husband whose wife has taken a lover"; "the obliging waiter was in no hurry for us to leave"


Obliging   Dico Tools
Happy to comply


Obligingly   Dico Tools
In accommodation; "obligingly, he lowered his voice"


Obligingness   Dico Tools
A disposition or tendency to yield to the will of others


Oblique   Dico Tools
A diagonally arranged abdominal muscle on either side of the torso


Oblique   Dico Tools
Any grammatical case other than the nominative


Oblique   Dico Tools
Indirect in departing from the accepted or proper way; misleading; "used devious means to achieve success"; "gave oblique answers to direct questions"; "oblique political maneuvers"


Oblique   Dico Tools
Slanting or inclined in direction or course or position--neither parallel nor perpendicular nor right-angular; "the oblique rays of the winter sun"; "acute and obtuse angles are oblique angles"; "the axis of an oblique cone is not perpendicular to its bas


Obliquely   Dico Tools
At an oblique angle; "the sun shone aslant into his face"


Obliquely   Dico Tools
To, toward or at one side; "darting eyes looking sidelong out of a wizened face"


Obliqueness   Dico Tools
The quality of being oblique and rambling indirectly


Obliqueness   Dico Tools
The property of being neither parallel nor perpendicular, but at a slanting angle


Oblique_angle   Dico Tools
An angle that is not a right angle or a multiple of a right angle


Oblique_bandage   Dico Tools
A bandage in which successive turns proceed obliquely up or down a limb


Oblique_case   Dico Tools
Any grammatical case other than the nominative


Oblique_triangle   Dico Tools
A triangle that contains no right angle


Oblique_vein_of_the_left_atrium   Dico Tools
A tributary of the coronary sinus; on the posterior wall of the left atrium


Obliquity   Dico Tools
The quality of being deceptive


Obliquity   Dico Tools
The presentation during labor of the head of the fetus at an abnormal angle


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Obliterable   Dico Tools
Able to be obliterated completely


Obliterate   Dico Tools
Remove completely from recognition or memory; "efface the memory of the time in the camps"


Obliterate   Dico Tools
Make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing; "a hidden message"; "a veiled threat"


Obliterate   Dico Tools
Do away with completely, without leaving a trace


Obliterate   Dico Tools
Mark for deletion, rub off, or erase; "kill these lines in the President''s speech"


Obliterate   Dico Tools
Reduced to nothingness


Obliterated   Dico Tools
Reduced to nothingness


Obliterating   Dico Tools
Making undecipherable or imperceptible; "obliterating mists"; "an obscurant bank of clouds"


Obliteration   Dico Tools
Destruction by annihilating something


Obliteration   Dico Tools
The complete destruction of every trace of something


Obliterator   Dico Tools
An eliminator that does away with all traces


Oblivion   Dico Tools
Total forgetfulness; "he sought the great oblivion of sleep"


Oblivion   Dico Tools
The state of being disregarded or forgotten


Oblivious   Dico Tools
Failing to keep in mind; "forgetful of her responsibilities"; "oblivious old age"


Oblivious(p)   Dico Tools
(followed by `to'' or `of'') lacking conscious awareness of; "oblivious of the mounting pressures for political reform"; "oblivious to the risks she ran"; "not unmindful of the heavy responsibility"


Obliviousness   Dico Tools
Total forgetfulness; "he sought the great oblivion of sleep"


Oblong   Dico Tools
A plane figure that deviates from a square or circle due to elongation


Oblong   Dico Tools
Deviating from a square or circle or sphere by being elongated in one direction


Oblong   Dico Tools
Of a leaf shape; having a somewhat elongated form with approximately parallel sides


Oblongness   Dico Tools
The property of being shaped like a rectangle


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Oblong_leaf   Dico Tools
Rounded at each end with parallel sides


Oblong_woodsia   Dico Tools
A common rock-inhabiting fern of northern temperate regions having rusty-brown stipes and lanceolate pinnate fronds


Obloquy   Dico Tools
A malicious attack


Obloquy   Dico Tools
State of disgrace resulting from public abuse


Obnoxious   Dico Tools
Causing disapproval or protest; "a vulgar and objectionable person"


Obnoxiously   Dico Tools
In an obnoxious manner; "he said so in one of his more offensively intellectually arrogant sentences"


Obnoxiousness   Dico Tools
The quality of being hateful


Obnubilate   Dico Tools
Make unclear, indistinct, or blurred; "Her remarks confused the debate"; "Their words obnubilate their intentions"


Obnubilate   Dico Tools
Make less visible or unclear; "The stars are obscured by the clouds"


Oboe   Dico Tools
A slender double-reed instrument; a woodwind with a conical bore and a double-reed mouthpiece


Oboe_d'amore   Dico Tools
A oboe pitched a minor third lower than the ordinary oboe; used to perform baroque music


Oboe_da_caccia   Dico Tools
An alto oboe; precursor of the English horn


Oboist   Dico Tools
A musician who plays the oboe


Obolus   Dico Tools
A Greek unit of weight equal to one tenth of a gram


Obovate   Dico Tools
Of a leaf shape; egg-shaped with the narrower end at the base


Obovate_leaf   Dico Tools
Egg-shaped with the narrower end at the base


Obscene   Dico Tools
Suggestive of or tending to moral looseness; "lewd whisperings of a dirty old man"; "an indecent gesture"; "obscene telephone calls"; "salacious limericks"


Obscene   Dico Tools
Designed to incite to indecency or lust; "the dance often becomes flagrantly obscene"- Margaret Mead


Obscene   Dico Tools
Offensive to the mind; "an abhorrent deed"; "the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee"; "morally repugnant customs"; "repulsive behavior"; "the most repulsive character in recent novels"


Obscenely   Dico Tools
In a lewd and obscene manner; "he had seen how in their dances the white men and women held one another obscenely"


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Obscenely   Dico Tools
To an obscene degree; "this man is obscenely rich"


Obscenity   Dico Tools
An obscene act


Obscenity   Dico Tools
The trait of behaving in an obscene manner


Obscenity   Dico Tools
An offensive or indecent word or phrase


Obscurant   Dico Tools
Making undecipherable or imperceptible; "obliterating mists"; "an obscurant bank of clouds"


Obscurantism   Dico Tools
A deliberate act intended to make something obscure


Obscurantism   Dico Tools
A policy of opposition to enlightenment or the spread of knowledge


Obscurantist   Dico Tools
A person who is deliberately vague


Obscure   Dico Tools
Make obscure or unclear; "The distinction was obscured"


Obscure   Dico Tools
Make difficult to perceive by sight; "The foliage of the huge tree obscures the view of the lake"


Obscure   Dico Tools
Make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing; "a hidden message"; "a veiled threat"


Obscure   Dico Tools
Make unclear, indistinct, or blurred; "Her remarks confused the debate"; "Their words obnubilate their intentions"


Obscure   Dico Tools
Make less visible or unclear; "The stars are obscured by the clouds"


Obscure   Dico Tools
Not clearly understood or expressed; "an obscure turn of phrase"; "an impulse to go off and fight certain obscure battles of his own spirit"-Anatole Broyard; "their descriptions of human behavior become vague, dull, and unclear"- P.A.Sorokin; "vague...for


Obscure   Dico Tools
Marked by difficulty of style or expression; "much that was dark is now quite clear to me"; "those who do not appreciate Kafka''s work say his style is obscure"


Obscure   Dico Tools
Remote and separate physically or socially; "existed over the centuries as a world apart"; "preserved because they inhabited a place apart"- W.H.Hudson; "tiny isolated villages remote from centers of civilization"; "an obscure village"


Obscure   Dico Tools
Not drawing attention; "an unnoticeable cigarette burn on the carpet"; "an obscure flaw"


Obscure   Dico Tools
Not famous or acclaimed; "an obscure family"; "unsung heroes of the war"


Obscure   Dico Tools
Difficult to find; "hidden valleys"; "a hidden cave"; "an obscure retreat"


Obscurely   Dico Tools
In an obscure manner; "this work is obscurely written"


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Obscureness   Dico Tools
The quality of being unclear or abstruse and hard to understand


Obscureness   Dico Tools
The state of being indistinct or indefinite for lack of adequate illumination


Obscureness   Dico Tools
The state of being humble and unimportant


Obscurity   Dico Tools
The quality of being unclear or abstruse and hard to understand


Obscurity   Dico Tools
The state of being indistinct or indefinite for lack of adequate illumination


Obscurity   Dico Tools
An obscure and unimportant standing; not well known; "he worked in obscurity for many years"


Obsequious   Dico Tools
Attentive in an ingratiating or servile manner; "obsequious shop assistants"


Obsequious   Dico Tools
Attempting to win favor from influential people by flattery


Obsequiously   Dico Tools
In an obsequious manner; "she acts obsequiously toward her boss"


Obsequiousness   Dico Tools
Abject or cringing submissiveness


Observable   Dico Tools
Capable of being seen or noticed; "a discernible change in attitude"; "a clearly evident erasure in the manuscript"; "an observable change in behavior"


Observably   Dico Tools
In an imperceptible manner or to an imperceptible degree; "the power of the Secretary of State in London increased gradually but imperceptibly"


Observance   Dico Tools
The act of observing; taking a patient look


Observance   Dico Tools
Conformity with law or custom or practice etc.


Observance   Dico Tools
The act of noticing or paying attention; "he escaped the notice of the police"


Observance   Dico Tools
A formal event performed on a special occasion; "a ceremony commemorating Pearl Harbor"


Observant   Dico Tools
Paying close attention especially to details


Observant   Dico Tools
(of individuals) adhering strictly to laws and rules and customs; "law-abiding citizens"; "observant of the speed limit"


Observant   Dico Tools
Quick to notice; showing quick and keen perception


Observantly   Dico Tools
In an observant manner


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Observation   Dico Tools
The act of observing; taking a patient look


Observation   Dico Tools
The act of making and recording a measurement


Observation   Dico Tools
The act of noticing or paying attention; "he escaped the notice of the police"


Observation   Dico Tools
Facts learned by observing; "he reported his observations to the mayor"


Observation   Dico Tools
A remark expressing careful consideration


Observational   Dico Tools
Relying on observation or experiment; "experimental results that supported the hypothesis"


Observation_dome   Dico Tools
Lookout consisting of a dome-shaped observatory


Observation_post   Dico Tools
An elevated post affording a wide view


Observation_station   Dico Tools
A station set up for making observations of something


Observation_tower   Dico Tools
A structure commanding a wide view of its surroundings


Observatory   Dico Tools
A structure commanding a wide view of its surroundings


Observatory   Dico Tools
A building designed and equipped to observe astronomical phenomena


Observe   Dico Tools
Observe correctly or closely; "The pianist kept time with the metronome"; "keep count"; "I cannot keep track of all my employees"


Observe   Dico Tools
Make mention of; "She observed that his presentation took up too much time"; "They noted that it was a fine day to go sailing"


Observe   Dico Tools
Observe with care or pay close attention to; "Take note of this chemical reaction"


Observe   Dico Tools
Discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of; "She detected high levels of lead in her drinking water"; "We found traces of lead in the paint"


Observe   Dico Tools
Watch attentively; "Please observe the reaction of these two chemicals"


Observe   Dico Tools
Follow with the eyes or the mind; "Keep an eye on the baby, please!"; "The world is watching Sarajevo"; "She followed the men with the binoculars"


Observe   Dico Tools
Show respect towards; "honor your parents!"


Observe   Dico Tools
Celebrate, as of holidays or rites; "Keep the commandments"; "celebrate Christmas"; "Observe Yom Kippur"


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Observe   Dico Tools
Conform one''s action or practice to; "keep appointments"; "she never keeps her promises"; "We kept to the original conditions of the contract"


Observed   Dico Tools
Discovered or determined by scientific observation; "variation in the ascertained flux depends on a number of factors"; "the discovered behavior norms"; "discovered differences in achievement"; "no explanation for the observed phenomena"


Observed_fire   Dico Tools
Fire for which the point of impact (the burst) can be seen by an observer; fire can be adjusted on the basis of the observations


Observer   Dico Tools
A person who becomes aware (of things or events) through the senses


Observer   Dico Tools
An expert who observes and comments on something


Observer's_meridian   Dico Tools
A meridian that passes through the observer''s zenith


Observing   Dico Tools
Quick to notice; showing quick and keen perception


Observingly   Dico Tools
In an observant manner


Obsess   Dico Tools
Haunt like a ghost; pursue; "Fear of illness haunts her"


Obsess   Dico Tools
Be preoccupied with something; "She is obsessing over her weight"


Obsessed   Dico Tools
Having or showing excessive or compulsive concern with something; "became more and more haunted by the stupid riddle"; "was absolutely obsessed with the girl"; "got no help from his wife who was preoccupied with the children"; "he was taken up in worry fo


Obsessed   Dico Tools
Influenced or controlled by a powerful force such as a strong emotion; "by love possessed"


Obsession   Dico Tools
An unhealthy and compulsive preoccupation with something or someone


Obsession   Dico Tools
An irrational motive for performing trivial or repetitive actions against your will


Obsessional   Dico Tools
Characterized by or constituting an obsession; "the obsessional character of his response"; "obsessive gambling"


Obsessionally   Dico Tools
In a compulsive manner; "he cleaned his shoes compulsively after every walk"


Obsessive   Dico Tools
Characterized by or constituting an obsession; "the obsessional character of his response"; "obsessive gambling"


Obsessive-compulsive   Dico Tools
Characterized by obsessions and compulsions; "obsessive-compulsive neurosis"


Obsessive-compulsive_personality   Dico Tools
Personality characterized by a strong need to repeat certain acts or rituals


Obsessively   Dico Tools
In a compulsive manner; "he cleaned his shoes compulsively after every walk"


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Obsessiveness   Dico Tools
Extreme compulsiveness


Obsessivity   Dico Tools
Extreme compulsiveness


Obsidian   Dico Tools
Acid or granitic glass; usually dark, but transparent in thin pieces


Obsolesce   Dico Tools
Become obsolete, fall into disuse; "This word has not obsolesced, although it is rarely used"


Obsolescence   Dico Tools
The process of becoming obsolete; falling into disuse or becoming out of date; "a policy of planned obsolescence"


Obsolescent   Dico Tools
Becoming obsolete


Obsolete   Dico Tools
No longer in use; "obsolete words"


Obsolete   Dico Tools
Old; no longer in use or valid or fashionable; "obsolete words"; "an obsolete locomotive"; "outdated equipment"; "superannuated laws"; "out-of-date ideas"


Obsoleteness   Dico Tools
The property of being out of date and not current


Obstacle   Dico Tools
An obstruction that stands in the way (and must be removed or surmounted or circumvented)


Obstacle   Dico Tools
Something immaterial that stands in the way and must be circumvented or surmounted; "lack of immagination is an obstacle to one''s advancement"; "the poverty of a district is an obstacle to good education"; "the filibuster was a major obstruction to the s


Obstacle_race   Dico Tools
A race in which competitors must negotiate obstacles


Obstetric   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or used in or practicing obstetrics; "obstetric hospital"


Obstetrical   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or used in or practicing obstetrics; "obstetric hospital"


Obstetrical_delivery   Dico Tools
The act of delivering a child


Obstetrical_toad   Dico Tools
European toad whose male carries the fertilized eggs wrapped around its hind legs until they hatch


Obstetrician   Dico Tools
A physician specializing in obstetrics


Obstetrics   Dico Tools
The branch of medicine dealing with childbirth and care of the mother


Obstinacy   Dico Tools
Resolute adherence to your own ideas or desires


Obstinacy   Dico Tools
The trait of being difficult to handle or overcome


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Obstinance   Dico Tools
Resolute adherence to your own ideas or desires


Obstinance   Dico Tools
The trait of being difficult to handle or overcome


Obstinate   Dico Tools
Persist stubbornly; "he obstinates himself against all rational arguments"


Obstinate   Dico Tools
Persisting in a reactionary stand


Obstinate   Dico Tools
Resistant to guidance or discipline; "Mary Mary quite contrary"; "an obstinate child with a violent temper"; "a perverse mood"; "wayward behavior"


Obstinate   Dico Tools
Stubbornly persistent in wrongdoing


Obstinately   Dico Tools
In a stubborn unregenerate manner; "she remained stubbornly in the same position"


Obstipate   Dico Tools
Constipate severely


Obstipation   Dico Tools
Severe constipation resulting from an obstruction in the intestines


Obstreperous   Dico Tools
Boisterously and noisily aggressive; "kept up an obstreperous clamor"


Obstreperous   Dico Tools
Noisily and stubbornly defiant; "obstreperous boys"


Obstreperously   Dico Tools
In manner that attracts attention; "obstreperously, he demanded to get service"


Obstreperousness   Dico Tools
Noisy defiance


Obstruct   Dico Tools
Block passage through; "obstruct the path"


Obstruct   Dico Tools
Shut out from view or get in the way so as to hide from sight; "The thick curtain blocked the action on the stage"; "The trees obstruct my view of the mountains"


Obstruct   Dico Tools
Hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of; "His brother blocked him at every turn"


Obstructed   Dico Tools
Shut off to passage or view or hindered from action; "a partially obstructed passageway"; "an obstructed view"; "justice obstructed is not justice"


Obstructer   Dico Tools
Any structure that makes progress difficult


Obstructer   Dico Tools
Someone who systematically obstructs some action that others want to take


Obstruction   Dico Tools
Getting in someone''s way


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Obstruction   Dico Tools
The act of obstructing; "obstruction of justice"


Obstruction   Dico Tools
Any structure that makes progress difficult


Obstruction   Dico Tools
Something immaterial that stands in the way and must be circumvented or surmounted; "lack of immagination is an obstacle to one''s advancement"; "the poverty of a district is an obstacle to good education"; "the filibuster was a major obstruction to the s


Obstruction   Dico Tools
The state or condition of being obstructed


Obstructionism   Dico Tools
Deliberate interference


Obstructionist   Dico Tools
Someone who systematically obstructs some action that others want to take


Obstruction_of_justice   Dico Tools
Impeding those who seek justice in a court (as by trying to influence or intimidate any juror or witness or officer of the court); can result in a finding of contempt of court


Obstructive   Dico Tools
Preventing movement; "the clogging crowds of revelers overflowing into the street"


Obstructively   Dico Tools
In an obstructive manner; "he acted very obstructively when we tried to carry out our project"


Obstructive_shock   Dico Tools
Shock caused by obstruction of blood flow


Obstructor   Dico Tools
Any structure that makes progress difficult


Obstructor   Dico Tools
Someone who systematically obstructs some action that others want to take


Obtain   Dico Tools
Receive a specified treatment (abstract); "These aspects of civilization do not find expression or receive an interpretation"; "His movie received a good review"; "I got nothing but trouble for my good intentions"


Obtain   Dico Tools
Come into possession of; "How did you obtain the visa?"


Obtain   Dico Tools
Be valid, applicable, or true; "This theory still holds"


Obtainable   Dico Tools
Capable of being obtained; "savings of up to 50 percent are obtainable"


Obtainment   Dico Tools
The act of obtaining


Obtention   Dico Tools
The act of obtaining


Obtrude   Dico Tools
Thrust oneself in as if by force; "The colors don''t intrude on the viewer"


Obtrude   Dico Tools
Push to thrust outward


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Obtrude_upon   Dico Tools
To intrude upon, infringe, encroach on, violate; "This new colleague invades my territory"; "The neighbors intrude on your privacy"


Obtrusive   Dico Tools
Sticking out; protruding


Obtrusive   Dico Tools
Undesirably noticeable; "the obtrusive behavior of a spoiled child"; "equally obtrusive was the graffiti"


Obtrusively   Dico Tools
In an obtrusive manner


Obtrusiveness   Dico Tools
An unwelcome conspicuousness


Obtund   Dico Tools
Reduce the edge or violence of; "obtunded reflexes"


Obturate   Dico Tools
Block passage through; "obstruct the path"


Obturator   Dico Tools
A prosthesis used to close an opening (as to close an opening of the hard palate in cases of cleft palate)


Obturator_vein   Dico Tools
A vein formed by the union of tributaries that drain the hip joints and thigh muscles; empties into the internal iliac vein


Obtuse   Dico Tools
Slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity; "so dense he never understands anything I say to him"; "never met anyone quite so dim"; "although dull at classical learning, at mathematics he was uncommonly quick"- Thackeray; "dumb officials mak


Obtuse   Dico Tools
Lacking in insight or discernment; "too obtuse to grasp the implications of his behavior"; "a purblind oligarchy that flatly refused to see that history was condemning it to the dustbin"- Jasper Griffin


Obtuse   Dico Tools
Of an angle; between 90 and 180 degrees


Obtuse   Dico Tools
Of a leaf shape; rounded at the apex


Obtuse-angled_triangle   Dico Tools
A triangle that contains an obtuse interior angle


Obtusely   Dico Tools
In a stupid manner; "he had so rapaciously desired and so obtusely expected to find her alone"


Obtuseness   Dico Tools
The quality of lacking a sharp edge or point


Obtuseness   Dico Tools
The quality of being slow to understand


Obtuse_angle   Dico Tools
An angle between 90 and 180 degrees


Obtuse_leaf   Dico Tools
Having a rounded or blunt tip


Obtuse_triangle   Dico Tools
A triangle that contains an obtuse interior angle


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Obverse   Dico Tools
The side of a coin or medal bearing the principal stamp or design


Obverse   Dico Tools
The more conspicuous of two alternatives or cases or sides; "the obverse of this issue"


Obviate   Dico Tools
Prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening; "Let''s avoid a confrontation"; "head off a confrontation"; "avert a strike"


Obviate   Dico Tools
Do away with


Obviating(a)   Dico Tools
Made impossible


Obviation   Dico Tools
The act of preventing something by anticipating and disposing of it effectively


Obvious   Dico Tools
Obvious to the eye or mind; "a tower conspicuous at a great distance"; "wore conspicuous neckties"; "made herself conspicuous by her exhibitionistic preening"


Obvious   Dico Tools
Easily perceived or understood; "obvious errors"


Obvious   Dico Tools
Obvious to the eye; "a visible change of expression"


Obvious   Dico Tools
Easily perceived by the senses or grasped by the mind; "a perceptible sense of expectation in the court"; "an obvious (or palpable) lie"


Obviously   Dico Tools
Unmistakably (`plain'' is often used informally for `plainly''); "the answer is obviously wrong"; "she was in bed and evidently in great pain"; "he was manifestly too important to leave off the guest list"; "it is all patently nonsense"; "she has apparent


Obviousness   Dico Tools
The property of being easy to see and understand


Ob_River   Dico Tools
A major river of western Siberia; flows generally northward and westward to the Gulf of Ob and the Kara Sea


Oca   Dico Tools
South American wood sorrel cultivated for its edible tubers


Ocarina   Dico Tools
Egg-shaped terra-cotta wind instrument with a mouthpiece and finger holes


Occam   Dico Tools
English scholastic philosopher and assumed author of Occam''s Razor (1285-1349)


Occam's_Razor   Dico Tools
The principle that entities should not be multiplied needlessly; the simplest of two competing theories is to be preferred


Occasion   Dico Tools
An event that occurs at a critical time; "at such junctures he always had an impulse to leave"; "it was needed only on special occasions"


Occasion   Dico Tools
A vaguely specified social event; "the party was quite an affair"; "an occasion arranged to honor the president"; "a seemingly endless round of social functions"


Occasion   Dico Tools
Reason; "there was no occasion for complaint"


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Occasion   Dico Tools
An opportunity to do something; "there was never an occasion for her to demonstrate her skill"


Occasion   Dico Tools
The time of a particular event; "on the occasion of his 60th birthday"


Occasion   Dico Tools
Give occasion to


Occasional   Dico Tools
Occurring or appearing at usually irregular intervals; "episodic in his affections"; "occasional headaches"


Occasional   Dico Tools
Employed in a specified capacity from time to time; "casual employment"; "a casual correspondence with a former teacher"; "an occasional worker"


Occasional(a)   Dico Tools
Occurring from time to time; "took an occasional glass of wine"


Occasionally   Dico Tools
Now and then or here and there; "he was arrogant and occasionally callous"; "open areas are only occasionally interrupted by clumps of trees"; "they visit New York on occasion"; "now and again she would take her favorite book from the shelf and read to us


Occasions   Dico Tools
Something you have to do; "he minded his own specialized occasions"


Occident   Dico Tools
The hemisphere that includes North and South America


Occident   Dico Tools
The countries of (originally) Europe and (now including) North and South America


Occidental   Dico Tools
An artificial language


Occidental   Dico Tools
A native inhabitant of the Occident


Occidental   Dico Tools
Denoting or characteristic of countries of Europe and the Western Hemisphere; "occidental civilization"; "Hesperian culture"


Occidentalise   Dico Tools
Make western in character; "The country was Westernized after it opened up"


Occidentalism   Dico Tools
The quality or customs or mannerisms characteristic of Western civilizations


Occidentalism   Dico Tools
The scholarly knowledge of Western cultures and languages and people


Occidentalize   Dico Tools
Make western in character; "The country was Westernized after it opened up"


Occipital   Dico Tools
Of or relating to the occiput; "occipital bone"


Occipital_bone   Dico Tools
A saucer-shaped membrane bone that forms the back of the skull


Occipital_gyrus   Dico Tools
Any of the convolutions of the outer surface of the occipital lobe of the cerebrum


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Occipital_lobe   Dico Tools
That part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying in the back of the head


Occipital_protuberance   Dico Tools
Prominence on the outer surface of the occipital bone


Occipital_vein   Dico Tools
A vein that drains the occipital region


Occipitomastoid_suture   Dico Tools
The suture between the occipital and the temporal bones; a continuation of the lamboid suture


Occiput   Dico Tools
Back part of the head or skull


Occitan   Dico Tools
The medieval dialects of Langue d''oc (southern France)


Occlude   Dico Tools
Block passage through; "obstruct the path"


Occluded   Dico Tools
(of a substance) taken into and retained in another substance; "the sorbed oil mass"; "large volumes of occluded hydrogen in palladium"


Occluded   Dico Tools
Closed off; "an occluded artery"


Occluded_front   Dico Tools
(meteorology) a composite front when colder air surrounds a mass of warm air and forces it aloft


Occlusion   Dico Tools
The act of blocking


Occlusion   Dico Tools
An obstruction in a pipe or tube; "we had to call a plumber to clear out the blockage in the drainpipe"


Occlusion   Dico Tools
(dentistry) the normal spatial relation of the teeth when the jaws are closed


Occlusion   Dico Tools
(meteorology) a composite front when colder air surrounds a mass of warm air and forces it aloft


Occlusion   Dico Tools
Closure or blockage (as of a blood vessel)


Occlusive   Dico Tools
A consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it; "his stop consonants are too aspirated"


Occlusive   Dico Tools
Tending to occlude


Occult   Dico Tools
Occult practices and techniques; "he is a student of the occult"


Occult   Dico Tools
Supernatural forces and events and beings collectively; "She doesn''t believe in the supernatural"


Occult   Dico Tools
Hide from view; "The lids were occulting her eyes"


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Occult   Dico Tools
Become concealed or hidden from view or have its light extinguished; "The beam of light occults every so often"


Occult   Dico Tools
Cause an eclipse of (a celestial body) by intervention; "The Sun eclipses the moon today"; "Planets and stars often are occulted by other celestial bodies"


Occult   Dico Tools
Having an import not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence; beyond ordinary understanding; "mysterious symbols"; "the mystical style of Blake"; "occult lore"; "the secret learning of the ancients"


Occult   Dico Tools
Hidden and difficult to see; "an occult fracture"; "occult blood in the stool"


Occultation   Dico Tools
One celestial body obscures another


Occultism   Dico Tools
A belief in supernatural powers and the possibility of bringing them under human control


Occultism   Dico Tools
The study of the supernatural


Occultist   Dico Tools
A believer in occultism; someone versed in the occult arts


Occult_arts   Dico Tools
Occult practices and techniques; "he is a student of the occult"


Occupancy   Dico Tools
The act of occupying or taking possession of a building; "occupation of a building without a certificate of occupancy is illegal"


Occupancy   Dico Tools
An act of being a tenant or occupant


Occupancy_rate   Dico Tools
The percentage of all rental units (as in hotels) are occupied or rented at a given time


Occupant   Dico Tools
Someone who lives at a particular place for a prolonged period or who was born there


Occupation   Dico Tools
The act of occupying or taking possession of a building; "occupation of a building without a certificate of occupancy is illegal"


Occupation   Dico Tools
The principal activity in your life that you do to earn money; "he''s not in my line of business"


Occupation   Dico Tools
Any activity that occupies a person''s attention; "he missed the bell in his occupation with the computer game"


Occupation   Dico Tools
The control of a country by military forces of a foreign power


Occupation   Dico Tools
The period of time during which a place or position or nation is occupied; "during the German occupation of Paris"


Occupational   Dico Tools
Of or relating to the activity or business for which you are trained; "occupational hazard"


Occupational_disease   Dico Tools
Disease or disability resulting from conditions of employment (usually from long exposure to a noxious substance or from continuous repetition of certain acts)


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Occupational_group   Dico Tools
A body of people doing the same kind of work


Occupational_hazard   Dico Tools
Any condition of a job that can result in illness or injury


Occupational_safety_and_health_act   Dico Tools
A law passed by the United States Congress that created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to prevent employees from being injured or contracting diseases in the course of their employment


Occupational_Safety_and_Health_Administration   Dico Tools
A government agency in the Department of Labor to maintain a safe and healthy work environment


Occupational_therapy   Dico Tools
Physical therapy involving the therapeutic use of crafts and hobbies for the rehabilitation of handicapped or convalescing patients (especially for emotionally disturbed patients)


Occupation_licence   Dico Tools
A license to pursue a particular occupation


Occupation_license   Dico Tools
A license to pursue a particular occupation


Occupied   Dico Tools
Having ones attention or mind or energy engaged; "she keeps herself fully occupied with volunteer activities"; "deeply engaged in conversation"


Occupied   Dico Tools
Resided in; having tenants; "not all the occupied (or tenanted) apartments were well kept up"


Occupied   Dico Tools
Held or filled or in use; "she keeps her time well occupied"; "the wc is occupied"


Occupied   Dico Tools
Seized and controlled as by military invasion; "the occupied countries of Europe"


Occupier   Dico Tools
A member of a military force who is residing in a conquered foreign country


Occupier   Dico Tools
Someone who lives at a particular place for a prolonged period or who was born there


Occupy   Dico Tools
Engage or engross wholly; "Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely"


Occupy   Dico Tools
March aggressively into another''s territory by military force for the purposes of conquest and occupation; "Hitler invaded Poland on September 1, 1939"


Occupy   Dico Tools
As of time or space; "It took three hours to get to work this morning"; "This event occupied a very short time"


Occupy   Dico Tools
Keep busy with; "She busies herself with her butterfly collection"


Occupy   Dico Tools
Live (in a certain place)


Occupy   Dico Tools
Occupy the whole of; "The liquid fills the container"


Occupy   Dico Tools
Be present in; be inside of


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Occupy   Dico Tools
Be on the mind of; "I worry about the second Germanic consonant"


Occur   Dico Tools
Come to pass; "What is happening?"; "The meeting took place off without an incidence"; "Nothing occurred that seemed important"


Occur   Dico Tools
Come to one''s mind; suggest itself; "It occurred to me that we should hire another secretary"; "A great idea then came to her"


Occur   Dico Tools
To be found to exist; "sexism occurs in many workplaces"; "precious stones occur in a large area in Brazil"


Occurrence   Dico Tools
An event that happens


Occurrence   Dico Tools
An instance of something occurring; "a disease of frequent occurrence"; "the occurrence (or presence) of life on other planets"


Ocean   Dico Tools
A large body of water constituting a principal part of the hydrosphere


Ocean   Dico Tools
Anything apparently limitless in quantity or volume


Oceanaut   Dico Tools
A skilled worker who can live in underwater installations and participate in scientific research


Oceanfront   Dico Tools
Land bordering an ocean


Oceangoing   Dico Tools
Used on the high seas; "seafaring vessels"


Oceania   Dico Tools
A large group of islands in the south Pacific including Melanesia and Micronesia and Polynesia (and sometimes Australasia and the Malay Archipelago)


Oceanic   Dico Tools
An eastern subfamily of Malayo-Polynesian languages


Oceanic   Dico Tools
Constituting or living in the open sea; "oceanic waters"; "oceanic life"


Oceanic   Dico Tools
Resembling the ocean in apparent limitlessness in extent or degree; "the oceanic violence of his rage"


Oceanic   Dico Tools
Relating to or occurring or living in or frequenting the open ocean; "oceanic islands like Bermuda"; "oceanic currents"; "oceanic birds"; "pelagic organisms"; "pelagic whaling"


Oceanica   Dico Tools
A large group of islands in the south Pacific including Melanesia and Micronesia and Polynesia (and sometimes Australasia and the Malay Archipelago)


Oceanic_abyss   Dico Tools
A long steep-sided depression in the ocean floor


Oceanic_bird   Dico Tools
Bird of the open seas


Oceanic_bonito   Dico Tools
Fish whose flesh is dried and flaked for Japanese cookery; may be same species as skipjack tuna


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Oceanic_whitetip_shark   Dico Tools
Large deep-water shark with white-tipped dorsal fin; worldwide distribution; most dangerous shark


Oceanid   Dico Tools
(Greek mythology) sea nymph who was a daughter of Oceanus and Tethys


Oceanites   Dico Tools
A genus of Hydrobatidae


Oceanites_oceanicus   Dico Tools
Medium-sized storm petrel


Oceanographer   Dico Tools
A scientist who studies physical and biological aspects of the seas


Oceanography   Dico Tools
The branch of science dealing with physical and biological aspects of the oceans


Oceanus   Dico Tools
(Greek mythology) god of the stream that flowed around the earth in ancient mythology


Ocean_bottom   Dico Tools
The bottom of a sea or ocean


Ocean_current   Dico Tools
The steady flow of surface ocean water in a prevailing direction


Ocean_floor   Dico Tools
The bottom of a sea or ocean


Ocean_liner   Dico Tools
A large commercial ship (especially one that carries passengers on a regular schedule)


Ocean_perch   Dico Tools
Large fish of northern Atlantic coasts of America and Europe


Ocean_perch   Dico Tools
North Atlantic rockfish


Ocean_pout   Dico Tools
Common along northeastern coast of North America


Ocean_State   Dico Tools
A state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies; the smallest state


Ocean_sunfish   Dico Tools
Among the largest bony fish; pelagic fish having an oval compressed body with high dorsal and anal fins and caudal fin reduced to a rudder-like lobe; worldwide in warm waters


Ocean_trip   Dico Tools
An act of traveling by water


Ocellated   Dico Tools
Having ocelli


Ocellated_turkey   Dico Tools
Wild turkey of Central America and northern South America


Ocellus   Dico Tools
An eyelike marking (as on the wings of some butterflies); usually a spot of color inside a ring of another color


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Ocellus   Dico Tools
An eye having a single lens


Ocelot   Dico Tools
Nocturnal wildcat of Central America and South America having a dark-spotted buff-brown coat


Ocher   Dico Tools
A moderate yellow-orange to orange color


Ocher   Dico Tools
Any of various earths containing silica and alumina and ferric oxide; used as a pigment


Ocher   Dico Tools
Of a moderate orange-yellow color


Ochna   Dico Tools
Type genus of Ochnaceae; evergreen trees and shrubs of Old World tropics


Ochnaceae   Dico Tools
Family of tropical evergreen trees and shrubs with thick shining parallel-veined leaves


Ochna_family   Dico Tools
Family of tropical evergreen trees and shrubs with thick shining parallel-veined leaves


Ochna_serrulata   Dico Tools
Shrub with narrow-elliptic glossy evergreen leaves and yellow flowers with leathery petaloid sepals


Ochoa   Dico Tools
United States biochemist (born in Spain) who studied the biological synthesis of nucleic acids (born in 1905)


Ochotona   Dico Tools
Type genus of the Ochotonidae


Ochotona_collaris   Dico Tools
Similar to little chief hare and may be same species


Ochotona_princeps   Dico Tools
North American pika


Ochotonidae   Dico Tools
Pikas and extinct forms


Ochre   Dico Tools
A moderate yellow-orange to orange color


Ochre   Dico Tools
Any of various earths containing silica and alumina and ferric oxide; used as a pigment


Ochre   Dico Tools
Of a moderate orange-yellow color


Ochroma   Dico Tools
1 species: balsa


Ochroma_lagopus   Dico Tools
Forest tree of lowland Central America having a strong very light wood; used for making floats and rafts and in crafts


Ochronosis   Dico Tools
An accumulation of dark pigment in cartilage and other connective tissue; usually a symptom of alkaptonuria or phenol poisoning


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Ochs   Dico Tools
United States newspaper publisher (1858-1935)


Ocimum   Dico Tools
Basil


Ocimum_basilicum   Dico Tools
Annual or perennial of tropical Asia having spikes of small white flowers and aromatic leave; one of the most important culinary herbs; used in salads, casseroles, sauces and some liqueurs


Ockham   Dico Tools
English scholastic philosopher and assumed author of Occam''s Razor (1285-1349)


Ockham's_Razor   Dico Tools
The principle that entities should not be multiplied needlessly; the simplest of two competing theories is to be preferred


Oconee_bells   Dico Tools
Plant of southeastern United States having solitary white funnel-shaped flowers flushed with pink and large glossy green leaves that turn bronze-red in fall


Ocotillo   Dico Tools
Desert shrub of southwestern United States and Mexico having slender naked spiny branches that after the rainy season put forth foliage and clusters of red flowers


Oct   Dico Tools
The month following September and preceding November


Octad   Dico Tools
The cardinal number that is the sum of seven and one


Octadecanoic_acid   Dico Tools
A waxy saturated fatty acid; occurs widely as a glyceride in animal and vegetable fats


Octagon   Dico Tools
An eight-sided polygon


Octagonal   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or shaped like an octagon


Octahedron   Dico Tools
Any polyhedron having eight plane faces


Octal   Dico Tools
Of or pertaining to a number system having 8 as its base; "an octal digit"


Octal_digit   Dico Tools
A digit from 0 to 7 in octal notation


Octal_notation   Dico Tools
Any mathematical notation that uses 8 different characters (usually the digits 0 to 7)


Octal_number_system   Dico Tools
A positional system of numeration that uses octal digits and a radix of 8


Octal_numeration_system   Dico Tools
A positional system of numeration that uses octal digits and a radix of 8


Octameter   Dico Tools
A verse line having eight metrical feet


Octane   Dico Tools
Any isomeric saturated hydrocarbon found in petroleum and used as a fuel and solvent


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Octanedioic_acid   Dico Tools
A dicarboxylic acid found in cork


Octane_number   Dico Tools
A measure of the antiknock properties of gasoline


Octane_rating   Dico Tools
A measure of the antiknock properties of gasoline


Octangular   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or shaped like an octagon


Octans   Dico Tools
The constellation that includes the southern celestial pole


Octant   Dico Tools
A measuring instrument for measuring angles to a celestial body; similar to a sextant but with 45 degree calibration


Octave   Dico Tools
A rhythmic group of eight lines of verse


Octave   Dico Tools
A musical interval of eight tones


Octave   Dico Tools
A feast day and the seven days following it


Octavian   Dico Tools
Roman statesman who established the Roman Empire and became emperor in 27 BC; defeated Mark Antony and Cleopatra in 31 BC at Actium (63 BC - AD 14)


Octavo   Dico Tools
The size of a book whose pages are made by folding a sheet of paper three times to form eight leaves


Octet   Dico Tools
A musical composition written for eight performers


Octet   Dico Tools
Eight people considered as a unit


Octet   Dico Tools
A set of eight similar things considered as a unit


Octet   Dico Tools
Eight performers or singers who perform together


Octet   Dico Tools
The cardinal number that is the sum of seven and one


Octette   Dico Tools
A musical composition written for eight performers


Octette   Dico Tools
Eight people considered as a unit


Octette   Dico Tools
A set of eight similar things considered as a unit


Octette   Dico Tools
Eight performers or singers who perform together


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October   Dico Tools
The month following September and preceding November


Octoberfest   Dico Tools
A strong lager made originally in Germany for the Oktoberfest celebration; sweet and copper-colored


October_12   Dico Tools
A legal holiday commemorating the discovery of America by Christopher Columbus


October_24   Dico Tools
A day for celebrating the founding of the United Nations


October_Revolution   Dico Tools
The coup d''etat by the Bolsheviks under Lenin in November 1917 that led to a period of civil war which ended in victory for the Bolsheviks in 1922


Octogenarian   Dico Tools
Someone whose age is in the eighties


Octogenarian   Dico Tools
Being from 80 to 89 years old


Octonary   Dico Tools
The cardinal number that is the sum of seven and one


Octopod   Dico Tools
Eight-armed cephalopod lacking an internal shell


Octopoda   Dico Tools
Octopuses and paper nautilus


Octopodidae   Dico Tools
A family of Octopoda


Octopus   Dico Tools
Bottom-living cephalopod having a soft oval body with eight long tentacles


Octopus   Dico Tools
Tentacles of octopus prepared as food


Octoroon   Dico Tools
An offspring of a Quadroon and a White parent; a person who is one-eighth Black


Octosyllabic   Dico Tools
Having or characterized by or consisting of eight syllables


Octosyllabic   Dico Tools
Having or consisting of line of eight syllables; "octosyllabic verse"


Octosyllable   Dico Tools
A verse line having eight syllables or a poem of octosyllabic lines


Octroi   Dico Tools
A tax on various goods brought into a town


Octuple   Dico Tools
Having eight units or components


Ocular   Dico Tools
Combination of lenses at the viewing end of optical instruments


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Ocular   Dico Tools
Able to be seen; "be sure of it; give me the ocular proof"- Shakespeare; "a visual presentation"; "a visual image"


Ocular   Dico Tools
Relating to or using sight; "ocular inspection"; "an optical illusion"; "visual powers"; "visual navigation"


Ocular   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or resembling the eye; "ocular muscles"; "an ocular organ"; "ocular diseases"; "the optic (or optical) axis of the eye"; "an ocular spot is a pigmented organ or part believed to be sensitive to light"


Ocular_muscle   Dico Tools
One of the small muscles of the eye that serve to rotate the eyeball


Oculist   Dico Tools
A medical doctor specializing in the treatment of diseases of the eye


Oculist   Dico Tools
A person skilled in testing for defects of vision in order to prescribe corrective glasses


Oculomotor   Dico Tools
Supplies extrinsic muscles of the eye


Oculomotor_nerve   Dico Tools
Supplies extrinsic muscles of the eye


Oculopharyngeal_muscular_dystrophy   Dico Tools
A form of muscular dystrophy that usually begins between early adulthood and middle age and first affects muscles of the eyelid and throat; progresses slowly with swallowing problems common as the disease progresses; inheritance is autosomal dominant


Oculus   Dico Tools
The organ of sight


Oculus_dexter   Dico Tools
The right eye


Oculus_sinister   Dico Tools
The left eye


Ocyurus   Dico Tools
Snappers


Ocyurus_chrysurus   Dico Tools
Superior food fish of the tropical Atlantic and Caribbean with broad yellow stripe along the sides and on the tail


OD   Dico Tools
The right eye


OD   Dico Tools
A doctor''s degree in optometry


Odalisque   Dico Tools
A woman who cohabits with an important man


Odd   Dico Tools
Not easily explained; "it is odd that his name is never mentioned"


Odd   Dico Tools
Not divisible by two


Odd   Dico Tools
An indefinite quantity more than that specified; "invited 30-odd guests"


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Odd   Dico Tools
Not used up; "leftover meatloaf"; "she had a little money left over so she went to a movie"; "some odd dollars left"; "saved the remaining sandwiches for supper"; "unexpended provisions"


Odd   Dico Tools
Beyond or deviating from the usual or expected; "a curious hybrid accent"; "her speech has a funny twang"; "they have some funny ideas about war"; "had an odd name"; "the peculiar aromatic odor of cloves"; "something definitely queer about this town"; "wh


Odd   Dico Tools
Of the remaining member of a pair, of socks e.g.


Odd-even_check   Dico Tools
A system of checking for errors in computer functioning


Odd-job(a)   Dico Tools
Not regular or skilled; "found only odd-job employment"


Odd-job_man   Dico Tools
A man skilled in various odd jobs and other small tasks


Odd-leg_caliper   Dico Tools
Caliper having the points on its legs both curve in the same direction


Odd-pinnate   Dico Tools
A leaf shape; pinnate with a single leaflet at the apex


Odd-pinnate_leaf   Dico Tools
Pinnate with a single leaflet at the apex


Odd-toed_ungulate   Dico Tools
Placental mammals having hooves with an odd number of toes on each foot


Oddball   Dico Tools
A person with an unusual or odd personality


Oddish   Dico Tools
Somewhat strange


Oddity   Dico Tools
Something unusual -- perhaps worthy of collecting


Oddity   Dico Tools
A strange attitude or habit


Oddity   Dico Tools
Eccentricity that is not easily explained


Oddly   Dico Tools
In a manner differing from the usual or expected; "had a curiously husky voice"; "he''s behaving rather peculiarly"


Oddly   Dico Tools
In a strange manner; "a queerly inscribed sheet of paper"; "he acted kind of funny"


Oddly_enough   Dico Tools
Curious (or funny or interesting or odd or strange) though it may seem; "curiously enough, he didn''t recognize his old friend"; "interestingly enough, America is now dependent on Africa for a large part of its oil"; "funnily enough, the ones I thought so


Oddment   Dico Tools
Something unusual -- perhaps worthy of collecting


Oddment   Dico Tools
A piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold


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Oddments   Dico Tools
A motley assortment of things


Oddness   Dico Tools
Eccentricity that is not easily explained


Odds   Dico Tools
The probability of a specified outcome


Odds   Dico Tools
The ratio by which one better''s wager is greater than that of another; "he offered odds of two to one"


Odds-maker   Dico Tools
Someone who sets the betting odds based on calculations of the outcome of a contest (especially a horse race)


Odds-on   Dico Tools
Having a better than even chance of success; "the odds-on favorite"


Odds_and_ends   Dico Tools
A motley assortment of things


Odd_fellow   Dico Tools
Someone regarded as eccentric or crazy and standing out from a group


Odd_fish   Dico Tools
Someone regarded as eccentric or crazy and standing out from a group


Odd_Hassel   Dico Tools
Norwegian chemist noted for his research on organic molecules (1897-1981)


Odd_man_out   Dico Tools
Someone regarded as eccentric or crazy and standing out from a group


Ode   Dico Tools
A lyric poem with complex stanza forms


Oder   Dico Tools
A European river; flows into the Baltic Sea


Oder_River   Dico Tools
A European river; flows into the Baltic Sea


Odesa   Dico Tools
A port city of south central Ukraine on an arm of the Black Sea


Odessa   Dico Tools
A port city of south central Ukraine on an arm of the Black Sea


Odessa   Dico Tools
A city in western Texas


Odets   Dico Tools
United States playwright (1906-1963)


Odin   Dico Tools
(Norse mythology) ruler of the Aesir; supreme god of war and poetry and knowledge and wisdom (for which he gave an eye) and husband of Frigg; identified with the Teutonic Wotan


Odious   Dico Tools
Unequivocally detestable; "abominable treatment of prisoners"; "detestable vices"; "execrable crimes"; "consequences odious to those you govern"- Edmund Burke


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Odiously   Dico Tools
In an offensive and hateful manner; "I don''t know anyone who could have behaved so abominably"


Odiousness   Dico Tools
The quality of being offensive


Odium   Dico Tools
Hate coupled with disgust


Odium   Dico Tools
State of disgrace resulting from detestable behavior


Odoacer   Dico Tools
Germanic barbarian leader who ended the western Roman Empire in 476 and became the first barbarian ruler of Italy (434-493)


Odobenidae   Dico Tools
Walruses and extinct forms


Odobenus   Dico Tools
Type genus of the Odobenidae: walruses


Odobenus_divergens   Dico Tools
A walrus of the Bering Sea and northern Pacific


Odobenus_rosmarus   Dico Tools
A walrus of northern Atlantic and Arctic waters


Odocoileus   Dico Tools
North American deer


Odocoileus_hemionus   Dico Tools
Long-eared deer of western North America with two-pronged antlers


Odocoileus_hemionus_columbianus   Dico Tools
Mule deer of western Rocky Mountains


Odocoileus_Virginianus   Dico Tools
Common North American deer; tail has a white underside


Odometer   Dico Tools
A meter that shows mileage traversed


Odonata   Dico Tools
Dragonflies and damselflies


Odonate   Dico Tools
Large primitive predatory aquatic insect having two pairs of membranous wings


Odontalgia   Dico Tools
An ache localized in or around a tooth


Odontaspididae   Dico Tools
Sand sharks; in some classifications coextensive with family Carcharhinidae


Odontaspis   Dico Tools
Type and sole genus of Carchariidae: sand sharks


Odontaspis_taurus   Dico Tools
Shallow-water shark with sharp jagged teeth found on both sides of Atlantic; sometimes dangerous to swimmers


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Odontiasis   Dico Tools
The eruption through the gums of baby teeth


Odontoceti   Dico Tools
Toothed whales: dolphins; porpoises; sperm whales; beaked whales


Odontoglossum   Dico Tools
Any of numerous and diverse orchids of the genus Odontoglossum having racemes of few to many showy usually large flowers in many colors


Odontoid_process   Dico Tools
A toothlike process at the back of 2nd vertebra of the neck


Odontology   Dico Tools
The branch of medicine dealing with the anatomy and development and diseases of the teeth


Odontophorus   Dico Tools
Genus of Central and South American crested partridges resembling quails; sometimes placed in a distinct subfamily or isolated in a distinct family


Odor   Dico Tools
Any property detected by the olfactory system


Odor   Dico Tools
The sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form; "she loved the smell of roses"


Odoriferous   Dico Tools
Having a natural fragrance; "odoriferous spices"; "the odorous air of the orchard"; "the perfumed air of June"; "scented flowers"


Odoriferous   Dico Tools
Emitting an odor; "odoriferous blossoms"; "odorous salt pork and weevily hardtack"


Odoriferous   Dico Tools
Giving off an odor; "the odoriferous elements in perfume"


Odoriferous   Dico Tools
Morally offensive; "odoriferous legislation"


Odorize   Dico Tools
Cause to smell or be smelly


Odorless   Dico Tools
Having no odor; "odorless gas"; "odorless flowers"


Odorous   Dico Tools
Having a natural fragrance; "odoriferous spices"; "the odorous air of the orchard"; "the perfumed air of June"; "scented flowers"


Odorous   Dico Tools
Emitting an odor; "odoriferous blossoms"; "odorous salt pork and weevily hardtack"


Odorous   Dico Tools
Having odor or a characteristic odor; "odorous jasmine flowers"; "odorous garbage"; "fresh odorous bread"


Odour   Dico Tools
Any property detected by the olfactory system


Odour   Dico Tools
The sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form; "she loved the smell of roses"


Odourise   Dico Tools
Cause to smell or be smelly


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Odourless   Dico Tools
Having no odor; "odorless gas"; "odorless flowers"


Odovacar   Dico Tools
Germanic barbarian leader who ended the western Roman Empire in 476 and became the first barbarian ruler of Italy (434-493)


Odovakar   Dico Tools
Germanic barbarian leader who ended the western Roman Empire in 476 and became the first barbarian ruler of Italy (434-493)


Odo_of_Lagery   Dico Tools
Pope who called for the First Crusade (1042-1099)


Odynophagia   Dico Tools
Severe pain on swallowing due to a disorder of the esophagus


Odysseus   Dico Tools
(Greek mythology) a famous mythical Greek hero; his return to Ithaca after the siege of Troy was described in the Odyssey


Odyssey   Dico Tools
A long wandering and eventful journey


Odyssey   Dico Tools
A Greek epic poem (attributed to Homer) describing the journey of Odysseus after the fall of Troy


Oecanthus   Dico Tools
Tree crickets


Oecanthus_fultoni   Dico Tools
Pale yellowish tree cricket widely distributed in North America


Oecumenic   Dico Tools
Concerned with promoting unity among churches or religions; "ecumenical thinking"; "ecumenical activities"; "the ecumenical movement"


Oecumenical   Dico Tools
Of worldwide scope or applicability; "an issue of cosmopolitan import"; "the shrewdest political and ecumenical comment of our time"- Christopher Morley; "universal experience"


Oecumenical   Dico Tools
Concerned with promoting unity among churches or religions; "ecumenical thinking"; "ecumenical activities"; "the ecumenical movement"


OED   Dico Tools
An unabridged dictionary constructed on historical principles


Oedema   Dico Tools
Swelling from excessive accumulation of serous fluid in tissue


Oedipal_complex   Dico Tools
A complex of males; desire to possess the mother sexually and to exclude the father; said to be a source of personality disorders if unresolved


Oedipus   Dico Tools
(Greek mythology) a tragic king of Thebes who unknowingly killed his father Laius and married his mother Jocasta; the subject of the drama `Oedipus Rex'' by Sophocles


Oedipus_complex   Dico Tools
A complex of males; desire to possess the mother sexually and to exclude the father; said to be a source of personality disorders if unresolved


Oedipus_Rex   Dico Tools
(Greek mythology) a tragic king of Thebes who unknowingly killed his father Laius and married his mother Jocasta; the subject of the drama `Oedipus Rex'' by Sophocles


Oedogoniaceae   Dico Tools
Filamentous green algae


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Oedogoniales   Dico Tools
Simple or branched filamentous freshwater green algae


Oedogonium   Dico Tools
Type genus of Oedogoniaceae; freshwater green algae having long unbranched filaments; usually free-floating when mature


Oeil_de_boeuf   Dico Tools
A circular or oval window; 17th or 18th century French architecture


Oenanthe   Dico Tools
Wheatears


Oenanthe   Dico Tools
Poisonous herbs: water dropworts


Oenanthe_aquatica   Dico Tools
European poisonous herb with fibrous roots


Oenanthe_crocata   Dico Tools
European poisonous herb having tuberous roots, yellow juice that stains the skin, yellow flowers and foliage resembling celery; all parts extremely poisonous


Oengus   Dico Tools
Celtic god of love and beauty; patron deity of young men and women


Oenologist   Dico Tools
A specialist in wine making


Oenology   Dico Tools
The art of wine making


Oenophile   Dico Tools
A connoisseur of fine wines; a grape nut


Oenophilist   Dico Tools
A connoisseur of fine wines; a grape nut


Oenothera   Dico Tools
Chiefly North American herbs with usually nocturnal flowers


Oenothera_biennis   Dico Tools
A coarse biennial of eastern North America with yellow flowers that open in the evening; naturalized in Europe


Oenothera_fruticosa   Dico Tools
A day-flowering biennial or perennial of the genus Oenothera


Oenothera_macrocarpa   Dico Tools
Evening-opening primrose of south central United States


Oersted   Dico Tools
Danish physicist (1777-1851)


Oersted   Dico Tools
The magnetic field strength 1 cm from a unit magnetic pole


Oesophageal_reflux   Dico Tools
Reflux of stomach contents into the esophagus


Oesophageal_veins   Dico Tools
Small veins from the esophagus emptying into the brachiocephalic vein or the azygos veins


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Oesophagitis   Dico Tools
Inflammation of the esophagus; often caused by gastroesophageal reflux


Oesophagogastric_junction   Dico Tools
The junction between the esophagus and the stomach epithelium


Oesophagoscope   Dico Tools
An optical instrument for examining the inside of the esophagus


Oesophagus   Dico Tools
The passage between the pharynx and the stomach


Oesterreich   Dico Tools
A mountainous republic in central Europe; under the Habsburgs (1278-1918) Austria maintained control of the Holy Roman Empire and was a leader in European politics until the 19th century


Oestradiol   Dico Tools
The most powerful female hormone that occurs naturally; synthesized and used to treat estrogen deficiency and breast cancer


Oestridae   Dico Tools
Warble flies


Oestriol   Dico Tools
A naturally occurring estrogenic hormone; a synthetic form is used to treat estrogen deficiency


Oestrogen   Dico Tools
A general term for female steroid sex hormones that are secreted by the ovary and responsible for typical female sexual characteristics


Oestrone   Dico Tools
A naturally occurring weak estrogenic hormone secreted by the mammalian ovary; synthesized (trade name Estronol) and used to treat estrogen deficiency


Oestrus   Dico Tools
Type genus of the Oestridae: sheep botflies


Oestrus   Dico Tools
Applies to nonhuman mammals: a state or period of heightened sexual arousal and activity


Oestrus_ovis   Dico Tools
Larvae are parasitic on sheep


Oeuvre   Dico Tools
The total output of a writer or artist (or a substantial part of it); "he studied the entire Wagnerian oeuvre"; "Picasso''s work can be divided into periods"


Ofactory_impairment   Dico Tools
A disorder in the sense of smell


Off   Dico Tools
Not in operation or operational; "the oven is off"; "the lights are off"


Off   Dico Tools
(of events) no longer planned or scheduled; "the wedding is definitely off"


Off   Dico Tools
Below a satisfactory level; "an off year for tennis"; "his performance was off"


Off   Dico Tools
In an unpalatable state; "sour milk"


Off   Dico Tools
No longer on or in contact or attached; "clean off the dirt"; "he shaved off his mustache"


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Off   Dico Tools
From a particular thing or place or position (`forth'' is obsolete); "ran away from the lion"; "wanted to get away from there"; "sent the children away to boarding school"; "the teacher waved the children away from the dead animal"; "went off to school";


Off   Dico Tools
At a distance in space or time; "the boat was 5 miles off (or away)"; "the party is still 2 weeks off (or away)"; "away back in the 18th century"


Off(p)   Dico Tools
Not performing or scheduled for duties; "He''s off every Tuesday"; "he was off duty when it happened"; "an off-duty policeman"


Off-and-on(a)   Dico Tools
Intermittently stopping and starting; "fitful (or interrupted) sleep"; "off-and-on static"


Off-axis_reflector   Dico Tools
A reflecting telescope with the mirror slightly tilted to throw the image to the side where it can be viewed


Off-base   Dico Tools
Located outside a military base; "off-base housing"


Off-Broadway   Dico Tools
Low-budget theaters located outside the Broadway area in Manhattan


Off-center   Dico Tools
Situated away from the center or axis


Off-centered   Dico Tools
Situated away from the center or axis


Off-color   Dico Tools
Humorously vulgar; "bawdy songs"; "off-color jokes"; "ribald language"


Off-color   Dico Tools
In violation of good taste even verging on the indecent; "an indelicate remark"; "an off-color joke"


Off-colour   Dico Tools
In violation of good taste even verging on the indecent; "an indelicate remark"; "an off-color joke"


Off-day   Dico Tools
A day when things go poorly; "I guess this is one of my off-days"


Off-duty(a)   Dico Tools
Not performing or scheduled for duties; "He''s off every Tuesday"; "he was off duty when it happened"; "an off-duty policeman"


Off-guard(a)   Dico Tools
Not prepared or vigilant; "the blow caught him napping"; "caught in an off-guard moment"; "found him off his guard"


Off-hand   Dico Tools
Without preparation; "I don''t know the figures off-hand"


Off-key   Dico Tools
Inaccurate in pitch; "a false (or sour) note"; "her singing was off key"


Off-licence   Dico Tools
A store that sells alcoholic beverages for consumption elsewhere


Off-limits   Dico Tools
Barred to a designated group; "that area is off-limits"


Off-line   Dico Tools
Not connected to a computer network; "off-line resources"


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Off-line   Dico Tools
Not on a regular route of a transportation system; "an off-line ticket office"


Off-line_equipment   Dico Tools
Electronic equipment not in direct communication (or under the control of) the central processing unit


Off-line_operation   Dico Tools
A operation performed by off-line equipment not under the control of the central processing unit


Off-peak   Dico Tools
Of a period of less than maximal use or demand or activity; "off-peak telepone rates"; "off-peak fares"


Off-putting   Dico Tools
Tending to repel; "The trappings of upper-class life are off-putting and sterile"- Elizabeth Hess


Off-putting   Dico Tools
Causing annoyance or repugnance; "an off-putting remark"


Off-road   Dico Tools
Designed for or used for or taking place on trails and beaches etc instead of public roads; "off-road vehicles such as dune buggies"; "off-road sports such as snowmobiling"


Off-roader   Dico Tools
A bicycle with a sturdy frame and fat tires; originally designed for riding in mountainous country


Off-season   Dico Tools
The season when travel is least active and rates are lowest


Off-season   Dico Tools
Not in the most active period; "off-season hotel rates are lower"


Off-site   Dico Tools
Taking place or located away from the site; "an off-site waste treatment operation"


Off-speed_pitch   Dico Tools
A baseball thrown with little velocity when the batter is expecting a fastball


Off-street   Dico Tools
Not on the streets; "off-street parking"; "off-street unloading of vehicles"


Off-the-clock   Dico Tools
Overtime without extra compensation; "she often has to work off-the-clock"


Off-the-cuff   Dico Tools
With little or no preparation or forethought; "his ad-lib comments showed poor judgment"; "an extemporaneous piano recital"; "an extemporary lecture"; "an extempore skit"; "an impromptu speech"; "offhand excuses"; "trying to sound offhanded and reassuring


Off-the-peg   Dico Tools
(especially of clothing) made in standard sizes and available from merchandise in stock; "a ready-made jacket"; "ready-to-wear clothes"


Off-the-rack   Dico Tools
(especially of clothing) made in standard sizes and available from merchandise in stock; "a ready-made jacket"; "ready-to-wear clothes"


Off-the-shelf   Dico Tools
(especially of clothing) made in standard sizes and available from merchandise in stock; "a ready-made jacket"; "ready-to-wear clothes"


Off-the-shoulder   Dico Tools
Not covering the shoulders (especially inthe case of a blouse or dress)


Off-the-wall   Dico Tools
Conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual; "restaurants of bizarre design--one like a hat, another like a rabbit"; "famed for his eccentric spelling"; "a freakish combination of styles"; "his off-the-wall antics"; "the outlandish clothes of teena


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Off-white   Dico Tools
A shade of white the color of bleached bones


Off-white   Dico Tools
Tending toward white


Offal   Dico Tools
Viscera and trimmings of a butchered animal often considered inedible by humans


Offbeat   Dico Tools
Informal terms; strikingly unconventional


Offenbach   Dico Tools
French composer of many operettas and an opera (1819-1880)


Offence   Dico Tools
A crime less serious than a felony


Offence   Dico Tools
The action of attacking an enemy


Offence   Dico Tools
A lack of politeness; a failure to show regard for others; wounding the feelings or others


Offence   Dico Tools
A feeling of anger caused by being offended; "he took offence at my question"


Offence   Dico Tools
The team that has the ball (or puck) and is trying to score


Offenceless   Dico Tools
Incapable of offending or attacking


Offend   Dico Tools
Cause to feel resentment or indignation; "Her tactless remark offended me"


Offend   Dico Tools
Hurt the feelings of; "She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests"; "This remark really bruised me ego"


Offend   Dico Tools
Strike with disgust or revulsion; "The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends"


Offend   Dico Tools
Act in disregard of laws and rules; "offend all laws of humanity"; "violate the basic laws or human civilization"; "break a law"


Offended   Dico Tools
Hurt or upset; "she looked offended"; "face had a pained and puzzled expression"


Offender   Dico Tools
A person who transgresses moral or civil law


Offending   Dico Tools
Offending against or breaking a law or rule; "contracts offending against the statute were canceled"


Offense   Dico Tools
A crime less serious than a felony


Offense   Dico Tools
The action of attacking an enemy


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Offense   Dico Tools
A lack of politeness; a failure to show regard for others; wounding the feelings or others


Offense   Dico Tools
A feeling of anger caused by being offended; "he took offence at my question"


Offense   Dico Tools
The team that has the ball (or puck) and is trying to score


Offenseless   Dico Tools
Incapable of offending or attacking


Offensive   Dico Tools
The action of attacking an enemy


Offensive   Dico Tools
Of an offensive substitute for inoffensive terminology; "`nigger'' is a dysphemistic term for `African-American''"


Offensive   Dico Tools
Unpleasant or disgusting especially to the senses; "offensive odors"


Offensive   Dico Tools
Morally offensive; "an unsavory reputation"; "an unsavory scandal"


Offensive   Dico Tools
Causing anger or annoyance; "offensive remarks"


Offensive   Dico Tools
For the purpose of attack rather than defense; "offensive weapons"


Offensive   Dico Tools
Violating or tending to violate or offend against; "violative of the principles of liberty"; "considered such depravity offensive against all laws of humanity"


Offensive   Dico Tools
Causing or able to cause nausea; "a nauseating smell"; "nauseous offal"; "a sickening stench"


Offensively   Dico Tools
In an aggressive manner; "`In this crisis, we must act offensively,'' the President said"; "the admiral intends to act offensively in the Mediterranean"


Offensively   Dico Tools
In an obnoxious manner; "he said so in one of his more offensively intellectually arrogant sentences"


Offensively   Dico Tools
In an unpleasantly offensive manner; "he smelled offensively unwashed"


Offensiveness   Dico Tools
The quality of being offensive


Offensive_activity   Dico Tools
A lack of politeness; a failure to show regard for others; wounding the feelings or others


Offer   Dico Tools
A usually brief attempt; "he took a crack at it"; "I gave it a whirl"


Offer   Dico Tools
Something offered (as a proposal or bid); "noteworthy new offerings for investors included several index funds"


Offer   Dico Tools
The verbal act of offering; "a generous offer of assistance"


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Offer   Dico Tools
Put forward for consideration; "He offered his opinion"


Offer   Dico Tools
Threaten to do something; "I offered to leave the committee if they did not accept my proposal"


Offer   Dico Tools
Ask (someone) to marry you; "he popped the question on Sunday night"; "she proposed marriage to the man she had known for only two months"; "The old bachelor finally declared himself to the young woman"


Offer   Dico Tools
Produce or introduce on the stage; "The Shakespeare Company is offering `King Lear'' this month"


Offer   Dico Tools
Make available or accessible, provide or furnish; "The conference center offers a health spa"; "The hotel offers private meeting rooms"


Offer   Dico Tools
Present for acceptance or rejection; "She offered us all a cold drink"


Offer   Dico Tools
Make available for sale; "The stores are offering specials on sweaters this week"


Offer   Dico Tools
Offer verbally; "extend my greetings"; "He offered his sympathy"


Offer   Dico Tools
Make available; provide; "extend a loan"; "The bank offers a good deal on new mortgages"


Offer   Dico Tools
Propose a payment; "The Swiss dealer offered $2 million for the painting"


Offer   Dico Tools
Mount or put up; "put up a good fight"; "offer resistance"


Offer   Dico Tools
Agree freely; "She volunteered to drive the old lady home"; "I offered to help with the dishes but the hostess would not hear of it"


Offer   Dico Tools
Present as an act of worship; "offer prayers to the gods"


Offerer   Dico Tools
Someone who presents something to another for acceptance or rejection


Offering   Dico Tools
The act of contributing to the funds of a church or charity; "oblations for aid to the poor"


Offering   Dico Tools
Something offered (as a proposal or bid); "noteworthy new offerings for investors included several index funds"


Offering   Dico Tools
The verbal act of offering; "a generous offer of assistance"


Offering   Dico Tools
Money contributed to a religious organization


Offering_protection   Dico Tools
In a protective manner; "he bent protectively over the woman"


Offeror   Dico Tools
Someone who presents something to another for acceptance or rejection


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Offertory   Dico Tools
The part of the Eucharist when bread and wine are offered to God


Offertory   Dico Tools
The offerings of the congregation at a religious service


Offer_price   Dico Tools
(stock market) the price at which a broker is willing to sell a certain security


Offer_up   Dico Tools
Present as an act of worship; "offer prayers to the gods"


Offhand   Dico Tools
Casually thoughtless or inconsiderate; "an offhand manner"; "she treated most men with offhand contempt"


Offhand   Dico Tools
With little or no preparation or forethought; "his ad-lib comments showed poor judgment"; "an extemporaneous piano recital"; "an extemporary lecture"; "an extempore skit"; "an impromptu speech"; "offhand excuses"; "trying to sound offhanded and reassuring


Offhand   Dico Tools
In a casually inconsiderate manner; "replied offhand, his mind a million miles away"; "she threw him over offhandedly without even a Dear-John letter"


Offhand   Dico Tools
Without previous thought or preparation; "couldn''t give the figures offhand"; "we decided offhand to go to Canada"; "she had made these remarks offhandedly"


Offhanded   Dico Tools
Casually thoughtless or inconsiderate; "an offhand manner"; "she treated most men with offhand contempt"


Offhanded   Dico Tools
With little or no preparation or forethought; "his ad-lib comments showed poor judgment"; "an extemporaneous piano recital"; "an extemporary lecture"; "an extempore skit"; "an impromptu speech"; "offhand excuses"; "trying to sound offhanded and reassuring


Offhanded   Dico Tools
In a casually inconsiderate manner; "replied offhand, his mind a million miles away"; "she threw him over offhandedly without even a Dear-John letter"


Offhanded   Dico Tools
Without previous thought or preparation; "couldn''t give the figures offhand"; "we decided offhand to go to Canada"; "she had made these remarks offhandedly"


Offhandedly   Dico Tools
In a casually inconsiderate manner; "replied offhand, his mind a million miles away"; "she threw him over offhandedly without even a Dear-John letter"


Offhandedly   Dico Tools
Without previous thought or preparation; "couldn''t give the figures offhand"; "we decided offhand to go to Canada"; "she had made these remarks offhandedly"


Office   Dico Tools
A job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"


Office   Dico Tools
The actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group; "the function of a teacher"; "the government must do its part"; "play its role"


Office   Dico Tools
A religious rite or service prescribed by ecclesiastical authorities; "the offices of the mass"


Office   Dico Tools
Place of business where professional or clerical duties are performed; "he rented an office in the new building"


Office   Dico Tools
An administrative unit of government; "the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority"


Office   Dico Tools
Professional or clerical workers in an office; "the whole office was late the morning of the blizzard"


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Office   Dico Tools
(of a government or government official) holding an office means being in power; "being in office already gives a candidate a great advantage"; "during his first year in office"; "during his first year in power"; "the power of the president"


Office-bearer   Dico Tools
The person who holds an office


Officeholder   Dico Tools
The official who holds an office


Officeholder   Dico Tools
Someone who is appointed or elected to an office and who holds a position of trust; "he is an officer of the court"; "the club elected its officers for the coming year"


Officer   Dico Tools
Any person in the armed services who holds a position of authority or command; "an officer is responsible for the lives of his men"


Officer   Dico Tools
Someone who is appointed or elected to an office and who holds a position of trust; "he is an officer of the court"; "the club elected its officers for the coming year"


Officer   Dico Tools
A person authorized to serve in a position of authority on a vessel; "he is the officer in charge of the ship''s engines"


Officer   Dico Tools
A member of a police force; "it was an accident, officer"


Officer   Dico Tools
Direct or command as an officer


Officer's_mess   Dico Tools
A mess for the exclusive use of officers


Office_block   Dico Tools
A building containing offices where work is done


Office_boy   Dico Tools
A young man who is employed to do odd jobs in a business office


Office_building   Dico Tools
A building containing offices where work is done


Office_furniture   Dico Tools
Furniture intended for use in an office


Office_of_Homeland_Security   Dico Tools
An independent agency established by and accountable to the President in 2001; develops and implements a national strategy to make the United States safe from terrorist threats or attacks


Office_of_Inspector_General   Dico Tools
The investigative arm of the Federal Trade Commission


Office_of_Intelligence_Support   Dico Tools
Agency that oversees the intelligence relationships of the Treasury''s offices and bureaus and provides a link between the Intelligence Community and officials responsible for international economic policy


Office_of_Management_and_Budget   Dico Tools
The executive agency that advises the President on the federal budget


Office_of_Naval_Intelligence   Dico Tools
The military intelligence agency that provides for the intelligence and counterintelligence and investigative and security requirements of the United States Navy


Office_staff   Dico Tools
Professional or clerical workers in an office; "the whole office was late the morning of the blizzard"


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Official   Dico Tools
Someone who administers the rules of a game or sport; "the golfer asked for an official who could give him a ruling"


Official   Dico Tools
A worker who holds or is invested with an office


Official   Dico Tools
Having official authority or sanction; "official permission"; "an official representative"


Official   Dico Tools
Verified officially; "the election returns are now official"


Official   Dico Tools
(of a church) given official status as a national or state institution


Official   Dico Tools
Conforming to set usage, procedure, or discipline; "in prescribed order"


Official   Dico Tools
Of or relating to an office; "official privileges"


Officialdom   Dico Tools
People elected or appointed to administer a government


Officialese   Dico Tools
The style of writing characteristic of some government officials: formal and obscure


Officialise   Dico Tools
Make official; "We officialized our relationship"


Officialize   Dico Tools
Make official; "We officialized our relationship"


Officially   Dico Tools
In an official role; "officially, he is in charge"; "officially responsible"


Officially   Dico Tools
With official authorization; "the club will be formally recognized"


Official_document   Dico Tools
(law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right


Official_emissary   Dico Tools
A member of a legation


Official_immunity   Dico Tools
Personal immunity accorded to a public official from liability to anyone injured by actions that are the consequence of exercing official authority


Officiant   Dico Tools
A clergyman who officiates at a religious ceremony or service


Officiate   Dico Tools
Perform duties attached to a particular office or place or function; "His wife officiated as his private secretary"


Officiate   Dico Tools
Act in an official capacity in a ceremony or religious ritual, such as a wedding; "Who officiated at your wedding?"


Officiating   Dico Tools
The act of umpiring; "the officiating was excellent"


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Officiation   Dico Tools
The performance of a religious or ceremonial or public duty


Officiation   Dico Tools
The act of umpiring; "the officiating was excellent"


Officious   Dico Tools
Intrusive in a meddling or offensive manner; "an interfering old woman"; "bustling about self-importantly making an officious nuisance of himself"; "busy about other people''s business"


Officiously   Dico Tools
In an officious manner; "nothing so fatal as to strive too officiously for an abstract quality like beauty"


Officiousness   Dico Tools
Aggressiveness as evidenced by intruding; by advancing yourself or your ideas without invitation


Offing   Dico Tools
The part of the sea that can be seen from the shore and is beyond the anchoring area; "there was a ship in the offing"


Offing   Dico Tools
The near or foreseeable future; "there was a wedding in the offing"


Offish   Dico Tools
Lacking cordiality; unfriendly; "a standoffish manner"


Offload   Dico Tools
Take the load off (a container or vehicle); "unload the truck"; "offload the van"


Offload   Dico Tools
Transfer to a peripheral device, of computer data


Offprint   Dico Tools
A separately printed article that originally appeared in a larger publication


Offsaddle   Dico Tools
Remove the saddle from; "They unsaddled their mounts"


Offset   Dico Tools
Structure where a wall or building narrows abruptly


Offset   Dico Tools
A plate makes an inked impression on a rubber-blanketed cylinder, which in turn transfers it to the paper


Offset   Dico Tools
A natural consequence of development


Offset   Dico Tools
A horizontal branch from the base of plant that produces new plants from buds at its tips


Offset   Dico Tools
A compensating equivalent


Offset   Dico Tools
The time at which something is supposed to begin; "they got an early start"; "she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her"


Offset   Dico Tools
Produce by offset printing; "offset the conference proceedings"


Offset   Dico Tools
Create an offset in; "offset a wall"


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Offset   Dico Tools
Cause (printed matter) to transfer or smear onto another surface


Offset   Dico Tools
Make up for; "His skills offset his opponent''s superior strength"


Offset   Dico Tools
Compensate for or counterbalance; "offset deposits and withdrawals"


Offsetting   Dico Tools
Compensating for


Offsetting_balance   Dico Tools
A minimum credit balance that a bank may require a borrower to keep on deposit as a condition for granting a loan; a common requirement for establishing a line of credit at a bank; "the compensating balance increases the effective interest rate to the ban


Offset_lithography   Dico Tools
Offset printing by lithography


Offset_printing   Dico Tools
A plate makes an inked impression on a rubber-blanketed cylinder, which in turn transfers it to the paper


Offshoot   Dico Tools
A natural consequence of development


Offshore   Dico Tools
(of winds) coming from the land; "offshore winds"


Offshore   Dico Tools
At some distance from the shore; "offshore oil reserves"; "an offshore island"


Offshore   Dico Tools
Away from shore; away from land; "cruising three miles offshore"


Offshore_rig   Dico Tools
Drilling rig consisting of an offshore platform (floating or fixed to the sea bed) from which many oil wells can be bored radially


Offside   Dico Tools
Illegally beyond a prescribed line or area or ahead of the ball or puck; "the touchdown was nullified because the left tackle was offside"


Offside   Dico Tools
Illegally in advance of the ball or puck


Offsides   Dico Tools
Illegally beyond a prescribed line or area or ahead of the ball or puck; "the touchdown was nullified because the left tackle was offside"


Offspring   Dico Tools
Any immature animal


Offspring   Dico Tools
Something that comes into existence as a result; "industrialism prepared the way for acceptance of the French Revolution''s various socialistic offspring"; "this skyscraper is the solid materialization of his efforts"


Offspring   Dico Tools
The immediate descendants of a person; "she was the mother of many offspring"; "he died without issue"


Offstage   Dico Tools
A stage area out of sight of the audience


Offstage   Dico Tools
Situated or taking place in the area of a stage not visible to the audience; "offstage noises"


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Offstage   Dico Tools
Withheld from public view or attention; "offstage political meetings"


Offstage   Dico Tools
Not in public; "the deal was done offstage"


Offstage   Dico Tools
Behind the scenes; not on stage; "the actors were waiting offstage"


Off_and_on   Dico Tools
Not regularly; "they phone each other off and on"


Off_duty(p)   Dico Tools
Not performing or scheduled for duties; "He''s off every Tuesday"; "he was off duty when it happened"; "an off-duty policeman"


Off_guard(p)   Dico Tools
Not prepared or vigilant; "the blow caught him napping"; "caught in an off-guard moment"; "found him off his guard"


Off_her_guard   Dico Tools
Not prepared or vigilant; "the blow caught him napping"; "caught in an off-guard moment"; "found him off his guard"


Off_his_guard   Dico Tools
Not prepared or vigilant; "the blow caught him napping"; "caught in an off-guard moment"; "found him off his guard"


Off_one's_guard(p)   Dico Tools
Not prepared or vigilant; "the blow caught him napping"; "caught in an off-guard moment"; "found him off his guard"


Off_the_beaten_track(p)   Dico Tools
Remote from populous or much-traveled regions; "found a quiet out-of-the-way resort"


Off_the_cuff   Dico Tools
Without preparation; "the presidential candidate made a remark off the cuff"


Off_the_hook(p)   Dico Tools
Freed from danger or blame or obligation; "I let him off the hook with a mild reprimand"


Off_the_record   Dico Tools
Not for quotation; "he spoke to the reporter off the record"


Off_year   Dico Tools
A year in which no major political elections are held


Off_year   Dico Tools
A year in which productivity is low or inferior


Off_your_guard   Dico Tools
Not prepared or vigilant; "the blow caught him napping"; "caught in an off-guard moment"; "found him off his guard"


Ofo   Dico Tools
A Siouan language spoken by the Ofo people


Ofo   Dico Tools
A member of the Siouan people living in the Yazoo river valley in Mississippi


Oft   Dico Tools
Many times at short intervals; "we often met over a cup of coffee"


Often   Dico Tools
Many times at short intervals; "we often met over a cup of coffee"


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Often   Dico Tools
Frequently or in great quantities; "I don''t drink much"; "I don''t travel much"


Oftener   Dico Tools
More often or more frequently


Oftenness   Dico Tools
The number of occurrences within a given time period (usually 1 second); "the frequency of modulation was 40 cycles per second"


Oftentimes   Dico Tools
Many times at short intervals; "we often met over a cup of coffee"


Ofttimes   Dico Tools
Many times at short intervals; "we often met over a cup of coffee"


Of_age(p)   Dico Tools
Having attained a specific age; (`aged'' is pronounced as one syllable); "aged ten"; "ten years of age"


Of_all_time   Dico Tools
At any time; "did you ever smoke?"; "the best con man of all time"


Of_a_sudden   Dico Tools
Happening unexpectedly; "suddenly she felt a sharp pain in her side"


Of_course   Dico Tools
As might be expected; "naturally, the lawyer sent us a huge bill"


Of_each_person   Dico Tools
Per person; "we are spending $5,000 per capita annually for education in this district"


Of_her_own   Dico Tools
Belonging completely to yourself; "a room of one''s own"


Of_his_own   Dico Tools
Belonging completely to yourself; "a room of one''s own"


Of_import   Dico Tools
Of great significance or value; "important people"; "the important questions of the day"


Of_late   Dico Tools
In the recent past; "he was in Paris recently"; "lately the rules have been enforced"; "as late as yesterday she was fine"; "feeling better of late"; "the spelling was first affected, but latterly the meaning also"


Of_my_own   Dico Tools
Belonging completely to yourself; "a room of one''s own"


Of_necessity   Dico Tools
In such a manner as could not be otherwise; "it is necessarily so"; "we must needs by objective"


Of_one's_own   Dico Tools
Belonging completely to yourself; "a room of one''s own"


Of_our_own   Dico Tools
Belonging completely to yourself; "a room of one''s own"


Of_sound_mind(p)   Dico Tools
Of sound mind, memory, and understanding; in law, competent to got to trial


Of_their_own   Dico Tools
Belonging completely to yourself; "a room of one''s own"


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Of_the_essence(p)   Dico Tools
Of the greatest importance; "the all-important subject of disarmament"; "crucial information"; "in chess cool nerves are of the essence"


Of_unsound_mind(p)   Dico Tools
Not of sound mind, memory, or understanding; in law, not competent to go to trial


Of_value   Dico Tools
Of great importance or use or service; "useful information"; "valuable advice"


Of_your_own   Dico Tools
Belonging completely to yourself; "a room of one''s own"


Ogalala   Dico Tools
A Siouan language spoken by the Oglala people


Ogalala   Dico Tools
A member of the Siouan people formerly inhabiting the Black Hills of western South Dakota


Ogcocephalidae   Dico Tools
Batfishes: sluggish bottom-dwelling spiny fishes


Ogden   Dico Tools
A town in northern Utah settled by Mormons


Ogden   Dico Tools
English psychologist who collaborated with I. A. Richards in designing Basic English (1889-1957)


Ogden_Nash   Dico Tools
United States writer noted for his droll epigrams (1902-1971)


Ogdoad   Dico Tools
The cardinal number that is the sum of seven and one


Ogee_arch   Dico Tools
A pointed arch having an S-shape on both sides


Ogive   Dico Tools
Front consisting of the conical head of a missile or rocket that protects the payload from heat during its passage through the atmosphere


Oglala   Dico Tools
A Siouan language spoken by the Oglala people


Oglala   Dico Tools
A member of the Siouan people formerly inhabiting the Black Hills of western South Dakota


Ogle   Dico Tools
Look at with amorous intentions


Ogler   Dico Tools
A viewer who gives a flirtatious or lewd look at another person


Ogre   Dico Tools
(folklore) a giant who likes to eat human beings


Ogre   Dico Tools
A cruel wicked and inhuman person


Ogress   Dico Tools
(folklore) a female ogre


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OH   Dico Tools
A midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region


Ohio   Dico Tools
A midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region


Ohio   Dico Tools
A river that is formed in western Pennsylvania and flows westward to become a tributary of the Mississippi River


Ohioan   Dico Tools
A resident of Ohio


Ohio_buckeye   Dico Tools
A buckeye with scaly gray bark that is found in the central United States


Ohio_goldenrod   Dico Tools
A variety of goldenrod


Ohio_River   Dico Tools
A river that is formed in western Pennsylvania and flows westward to become a tributary of the Mississippi River


Ohio_State_University   Dico Tools
A university in Columbus, Ohio


Ohm   Dico Tools
German physicist who formulated Ohm''s Law (1787-1854)


Ohm   Dico Tools
A unit of electrical resistance equal to the resistance between two points on a conductor when a potential difference of one volt between them produces a current of one ampere


Ohm's_law   Dico Tools
Electric current is directly proportional to voltage and inversely proportional to resistance; I = E/R


Ohmage   Dico Tools
The ohmic resistance of a conductor


Ohmic   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or measured in ohms


Ohmic_resistance   Dico Tools
A material''s opposition to the flow of electric current; measured in ohms


Ohmmeter   Dico Tools
A meter for measuring electrical resistance in ohms


OIG   Dico Tools
The investigative arm of the Federal Trade Commission


Oil   Dico Tools
Oil paint used by an artist


Oil   Dico Tools
Any of a group of liquid edible fats that are obtained from plants


Oil   Dico Tools
A slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water


Oil   Dico Tools
Administer an oil or ointment to ; often in a religious ceremony of blessing


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Oil   Dico Tools
Cover with oil, as if by rubbing; "oil the wooden surface"


Oil-bearing   Dico Tools
Containing oils; "oil-bearing shale"


Oil-fired   Dico Tools
Fueled with oil; "an oil-fired furnace"


Oil-hardened_steel   Dico Tools
Steel that is quenched in oil


Oil-industry_analyst   Dico Tools
An analyst of the oil industry


Oil-water_interface   Dico Tools
An interface forming the boundary between the non-miscible liquids oil and water


Oilbird   Dico Tools
Nocturnal fruit-eating bird of South America that has fatty young yielding an oil that is used instead of butter


Oilcan   Dico Tools
A can with a long nozzle to apply oil to machinery


Oilcloth   Dico Tools
Cloth treated on one side with a drying oil or synthetic resin


Oiled   Dico Tools
Treated with oil; "oiled country roads"; "an oiled walnut table"


Oiler   Dico Tools
A cargo ship designed to carry crude oil in bulk


Oiler   Dico Tools
A well that yields or has yielded oil


Oiler   Dico Tools
A worker who oils engines or machinery


Oilfield   Dico Tools
A region rich in petroleum deposits (especially one with producing oil wells)


Oilfish   Dico Tools
Very large deep-water snake mackerel


Oiliness   Dico Tools
Smug self-serving earnestness


Oiliness   Dico Tools
Consisting of or covered with oil


Oilman   Dico Tools
A worker who produces or sells petroleum


Oilman   Dico Tools
A person who owns or operates oil wells


Oilpaper   Dico Tools
Paper that has been made translucent and waterproof by soaking in oil


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Oilrig   Dico Tools
Rig used in drilling for oil or gas


Oilseed   Dico Tools
Any of several seeds that yield oil


Oilskin   Dico Tools
A macintosh made from cotton fabric treated with oil and pigment to make it waterproof


Oilstone   Dico Tools
A whetstone for use with oil


Oilstove   Dico Tools
Heater that burns oil (as kerosine) for heating or cooking


Oily   Dico Tools
Smeared or soiled with grease or oil; "greasy coveralls"; "get rid of rubbish and oily rags"


Oily   Dico Tools
Containing an unusual amount of grease or oil; "greasy hamburgers"; "oily fried potatoes"; "oleaginous seeds"


Oily   Dico Tools
Coated or covered with oil; "oily puddles in the streets"


Oily   Dico Tools
Unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech; "buttery praise"; "gave him a fulsome introduction"; "an oily sycophantic press agent"; "oleaginous hypocrisy"; "smarmy self-importance"; "the unctuous Uriah Heep"


Oil_beetle   Dico Tools
Any of various beetles that exude an oily substance from the leg joints that deters enemies


Oil_burner   Dico Tools
A furnace that burns oil


Oil_business   Dico Tools
An industry that produces and delivers oil and oil products


Oil_cake   Dico Tools
Mass of e.g. linseed or cottonseed or soybean from which the oil has been pressed; used as food for livestock


Oil_cartel   Dico Tools
A cartel of companies or nations formed to control the production and distribution of oil


Oil_change   Dico Tools
Replacing dirty oil with clean


Oil_color   Dico Tools
Oil paint used by an artist


Oil_company   Dico Tools
A company that sells oil


Oil_conservation   Dico Tools
The conservation of petroleum resources


Oil_filter   Dico Tools
A filter that removes impurities from the oil used to lubricate an internal-combustion engine


Oil_furnace   Dico Tools
A furnace that burns oil


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Oil_future   Dico Tools
Petroleum bought or sold at an agreed price for delivery at a specified future date


Oil_geologist   Dico Tools
A specialist in petroleum geology


Oil_gland   Dico Tools
A gland that secretes oil


Oil_heater   Dico Tools
Heater that burns oil (as kerosine) for heating or cooking


Oil_industry   Dico Tools
An industry that produces and delivers oil and oil products


Oil_lamp   Dico Tools
A lamp that burns oil (as kerosine) for light


Oil_meal   Dico Tools
Ground oil cake


Oil_nut   Dico Tools
Oily drupaceous fruit of rabbitwood


Oil_of_cloves   Dico Tools
Essential oil obtained from cloves and used to flavor medicines


Oil_of_turpentine   Dico Tools
Volatile liquid distilled from turpentine oleoresin; used as paint thinner and solvent and medicinally


Oil_of_vitriol   Dico Tools
(H2SO4) a highly corrosive acid made from sulfur dioxide; widely used in the chemical industry


Oil_of_wintergreen   Dico Tools
Oil or flavoring obtained from the creeping wintergreen or teaberry plant


Oil_paint   Dico Tools
Paint in which a drying oil is the vehicle


Oil_painter   Dico Tools
A painter who uses oil paints


Oil_painting   Dico Tools
The act of painting with oil paints


Oil_painting   Dico Tools
A picture painted with oil paints


Oil_palm   Dico Tools
Pinnate-leaved palms of the genus Elaeis having dense clusters of crowded flowers and bright red fruit and yielding high quality palm oils


Oil_pipeline   Dico Tools
A pipeline used to transport oil


Oil_pressure   Dico Tools
Pressure that keeps oil on the moving parts of an internal-combustion engine


Oil_production   Dico Tools
The act of drilling a hole in the earth in the hope of producing petroleum


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Oil_pump   Dico Tools
A pump that keeps a supply of oil on moving parts


Oil_refinery   Dico Tools
A refinery for petroleum


Oil_rig   Dico Tools
Rig used in drilling for oil or gas


Oil_rigger   Dico Tools
Someone who works on an oil rig


Oil_shale   Dico Tools
Shale from which oil can be obtained by heating


Oil_slick   Dico Tools
A thin film of oil floating on top of water (especially crude oil spilled from a ship)


Oil_stain   Dico Tools
A stain produced by oil


Oil_tanker   Dico Tools
A cargo ship designed to carry crude oil in bulk


Oil_tycoon   Dico Tools
A powerful person in the oil business


Oil_well   Dico Tools
A well that yields or has yielded oil


Oink   Dico Tools
Utter a high-pitched cry, characteristic of pigs


Ointment   Dico Tools
Toiletry consisting of any of various substances resembling cream that have a soothing and moisturizing effect when applied to the skin


Ointment   Dico Tools
Semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation


Oireachtas   Dico Tools
The parliament of the Irish Free State


OIS   Dico Tools
Agency that oversees the intelligence relationships of the Treasury''s offices and bureaus and provides a link between the Intelligence Community and officials responsible for international economic policy


Ojibwa   Dico Tools
The Algonquian language spoken by the Ojibwa people


Ojibwa   Dico Tools
A member of an Algonquian people who lived west of Lake Superior


Ojibway   Dico Tools
The Algonquian language spoken by the Ojibwa people


Ojibway   Dico Tools
A member of an Algonquian people who lived west of Lake Superior


Ojos_del_Salado   Dico Tools
A mountain in the Andes on the border between Argentina and Chile (22,572 feet high)


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OK   Dico Tools
An endorsement; "they gave us the O.K. to go ahead"


OK   Dico Tools
A state in south central United States


Ok   Dico Tools
Being satisfactory or in satisfactory condition; "an all-right movie"; "the passengers were shaken up but are all right"; "is everything all right?"; "everything''s fine"; "things are okay"; "dinner and the movies had been fine"; "another minute I''d have


OK   Dico Tools
Sentence-initial expression of agreement


Oka   Dico Tools
South American wood sorrel cultivated for its edible tubers


Oka   Dico Tools
A Turkish liquid unit equal to 1.3 pints


Oka   Dico Tools
A Turkish unit of weight equal to about 2.75 pounds


Okapi   Dico Tools
Similar to the giraffe but smaller with much shorter neck and stripe on the legs


Okapia   Dico Tools
Okapis


Okapia_johnstoni   Dico Tools
Similar to the giraffe but smaller with much shorter neck and stripe on the legs


Okay   Dico Tools
An endorsement; "they gave us the O.K. to go ahead"


Okay   Dico Tools
Give sanction to; "I approve of his educational policies"


Okay   Dico Tools
Being satisfactory or in satisfactory condition; "an all-right movie"; "the passengers were shaken up but are all right"; "is everything all right?"; "everything''s fine"; "things are okay"; "dinner and the movies had been fine"; "another minute I''d have


Okay   Dico Tools
In a satisfactory or adequate manner; "she''ll do okay on her own"; "held up all right under pressure"; (`alright'' is a nonstandard variant of `all right'')


Okeechobee   Dico Tools
A lake in southeast Florida north of the Everglades


Okefenokee_Swamp   Dico Tools
A large swampy area of northeast Florida and southeast Georgia


Okeh   Dico Tools
An endorsement; "they gave us the O.K. to go ahead"


Oken   Dico Tools
German naturalist whose speculations that plants and animals are made up of tiny living `infusoria'' led to the cell theory (1779-1851)


Okenfuss   Dico Tools
German naturalist whose speculations that plants and animals are made up of tiny living `infusoria'' led to the cell theory (1779-1851)


Okey   Dico Tools
An endorsement; "they gave us the O.K. to go ahead"


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Okinawa   Dico Tools
A campaign in the closing days of World War II in the Pacific (April to June 1945); in savage close-quarter fighting United States marines and regular army troops took the island from the Japanese; considered the greatest victory of the Pacific campaign f


Okinawa   Dico Tools
The largest island of the central Ryukyu Islands


Okinawa_campaign   Dico Tools
A campaign in the closing days of World War II in the Pacific (April to June 1945); in savage close-quarter fighting United States marines and regular army troops took the island from the Japanese; considered the greatest victory of the Pacific campaign f


Oklahoma   Dico Tools
A state in south central United States


Oklahoma_City   Dico Tools
Capital and largest city of Oklahoma; the economy is based on oil and livestock


Okra   Dico Tools
Long mucilaginous green pods; may be simmered or sauteed but used especially in soups and stews


Okra   Dico Tools
Tall coarse annual of Old World tropics widely cultivated in southern United States and West Indies for its long mucilaginous green pods used as basis for soups and stews; sometimes placed in genus Hibiscus


Okra   Dico Tools
Long green edible beaked pods of the okra plant


Okra_plant   Dico Tools
Tall coarse annual of Old World tropics widely cultivated in southern United States and West Indies for its long mucilaginous green pods used as basis for soups and stews; sometimes placed in genus Hibiscus


Oktoberfest   Dico Tools
An autumn festival that involves merrymaking and drinking beer


Oktoberfest   Dico Tools
A strong lager made originally in Germany for the Oktoberfest celebration; sweet and copper-colored


Ola   Dico Tools
Leaf or strip from a leaf of the talipot palm used in India for writing paper


Olaf_II   Dico Tools
King and patron saint of Norway (995-1030)


Olav_II   Dico Tools
King and patron saint of Norway (995-1030)


Old   Dico Tools
Past times (especially in the phrase `in days of old'')


Old   Dico Tools
Just preceding something else in time or order; "the previous owner"; "my old house was larger"


Old   Dico Tools
Of a very early stage in development; "Old English is also called Anglo Saxon"; "Old High German is High German from the middle of the 9th to the end of the 11th century"


Old   Dico Tools
Old in experience; "an old offender"; "the older soldiers"


Old   Dico Tools
Of long duration; not new; "old tradition"; "old house"; "old wine"; "old country"; "old friendships"; "old money"


Old   Dico Tools
(used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age; especially not young; often used as a combining form to indicate an age as specified as in `a week-old baby''; "an old man''s eagle mind"--William Butler Yeat


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Old   Dico Tools
Lacking originality or spontaneity; no longer new; "moth-eaten theories about race"


Old   Dico Tools
Of an earlier time; "his old classmates"


Old(a)   Dico Tools
(used for emphasis) very familiar; "good old boy"; "same old story"


Old(a)   Dico Tools
Used informally especially for emphasis; "a real honest-to-god live cowboy"; "had us a high old time"; "went upriver to look at a sure-enough fish wheel"


Old-age_insurance   Dico Tools
Insurance paid to the elderly


Old-age_pension   Dico Tools
A monthly payment made to someone who is retired from work


Old-age_pensioner   Dico Tools
An old person who receives an old-age pension


Old-fashioned   Dico Tools
Out of fashion; "a suit of rather antique appearance"; "demode (or outmoded) attire"; "outmoded ideas"


Old-fashionedness   Dico Tools