Definitions for oBɔb, ɒb

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Obɔb, ɒb(n.)

  1. a river in the W Russian Federation in Asia, flowing NW to the Gulf of Ob. 2500 mi. (4025 km) long.

    Category: Geography (places)

  2. Gulf of, an inlet of the Arctic Ocean. ab. 500 mi. (800 km) long.

    Category: Geography (places)


  1. Also, obMed. obstetrical. obstetrician. obstetrics.

    Category: Pathology

  2. off Broadway.

    Category: Abbreviation, Showbiz


  1. he died; she died.

  2. incidentally.

Origin of ob.:

< L obiit]; [< L obiter

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Ob, Ob River(noun)

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

  2. obstetrics, OB, tocology, midwifery(noun)

    the branch of medicine dealing with childbirth and care of the mother


  1. Ob(Symbol)

    The set of objects of a category.

  2. Ob(ProperNoun)

    A major river in western Siberia, Russia.

  3. Origin: From ob, abbreviation of obulus.

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. Ob

    Obligatory. A piece of netiquette acknowledging that the author has been straying from the newsgroup's charter topic. For example, if a posting in is a response to a part of someone else's posting that has nothing particularly to do with sex, the author may append ‘ObSex’ (or ‘Obsex’) and toss off a question or vignette about some unusual erotic act. It is considered a sign of great winnitude when one's Obs are more interesting than other people's whole postings.

Anagrams of oB

  1. bo , Bo, BO

Translations for oB

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


by the side of or near

beside the window; She sat beside her sister.

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