Definitions for oscarˈɒs kər
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word oscar
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Category: Showbiz, Trademark
Ref: See under Academy Award.
Academy Award, Oscar(noun)
an annual award by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for achievements in motion picture production and performance
A statuette awarded by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
The letter O in the ICAO spelling alphabet.
Origin: Osgar, from os + cara ; resuscitated by James Mcpherson in The Works of Ossian (1765). Napoleon, an admirer of the Ossianic poems, chose it for his godson Oscar Bernadotte, who became a king of Sweden. It can also be explained by os and gar (see Oswald, Osborn, Oswid, Osric, Oslak).
OSCAR is an acronym for Orbiting Satellite Carrying Amateur Radio. OSCAR series amateur radio satellites use amateur radio frequency allocations to facilitate communication between amateur radio stations. These satellites can be used for free by licensed amateur radio operators for voice and data communications. Currently over 5 fully operational satellites in orbit act as repeaters, linear transponders or store and forward digital relays. Throughout the years OSCAR satellites have helped make breakthroughs in the science of satellite communications. A few advancements include the launch of the first satellite voice transponder and the development of highly advanced digital "store-and-forward" messaging transponder techniques. To date, over 70 OSCARs have been launched with more to be launched in the future.
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