Definitions for O
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oxygen, O, atomic number 8noun
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
the 15th letter of the Roman alphabet
O, type O, group Onoun
the blood group whose red cells carry neither the A nor B antigens
"people with type O blood are universal donors"
A zero .
The English vocative particle, used before a pronoun or the name of a person or persons to mark direct address.
Object, see SVO
A blood type that lacks A or B antigens and may only receive transfusions of similar type O blood, but may donate to all (neglecting Rh factor). Synonym: universal donor.
American Library Association
Someone associated with Leyton Orient Football Club, as a player, coach, supporter etc.
descendant of; used to form Irish patronymic surnames.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
O that we, who have resisted all the designs of his love, would now try to defeat that of his anger! Decay of Piety.
O! were he present, that his eyes and hands
Might see, and urge, the death which he commands. Dryd.
Can this cockpit hold
The vasty field of France? or may we cram
Within this wooden O, the very casks
That did affright the air at Agincourt? William Shakespeare.
O (named o, plural oes) is the 15th letter and the fourth vowel in the modern English alphabet and the ISO basic Latin alphabet.
The letter "O" is the fifteenth letter of the English alphabet, following "N" and preceding "P." It is a vowel and is commonly used as a graphical representation of certain sounds in spoken language.
o, the fifteenth letter of the English alphabet, derives its form, value, and name from the Greek O, through the Latin. The letter came into the Greek from the Ph/nician, which possibly derived it ultimately from the Egyptian. Etymologically, the letter o is most closely related to a, e, and u; as in E. bone, AS. ban; E. stone, AS. stan; E. broke, AS. brecan to break; E. bore, AS. beran to bear; E. dove, AS. d/fe; E. toft, tuft; tone, tune; number, F. nombre
among the ancients, O was a mark of triple time, from the notion that the ternary, or number 3, is the most perfect of numbers, and properly expressed by a circle, the most perfect figure
the letter O, or its sound
something shaped like the letter O; a circle or oval
a cipher; zero
an exclamation used in calling or directly addressing a person or personified object; also, as an emotional or impassioned exclamation expressing pain, grief, surprise, desire, fear, etc
Etymology: [See One.]
O is the fifteenth letter and a vowel in the ISO basic Latin alphabet.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
oh, ō, interj. an exclamation of wonder, pain, desire, fear, &c. The form oh is the more usual in prose.—O hone! Och hone! an Irish exclamation of lamentation. [A.S. eá.]
usually written o', an abbrev. for of and on.
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
The fourth class of rating on Lloyd's books for the comparative excellence of merchant ships. But insured vessels are rarely so low. (See A.) O! OR HO! An interjection commanding attention or possibly the cessation of any action.
The numerical value of O in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of O in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
The entire mode of The Cosby Show can't proceed, o.J. completely trumps everything else that's been happening in the episode.
O, what a tangled web we weave, When first we practice to deceive!
Why dost thou gaze upon the sky O that I were yon spangled sphere Then every star should be an eye, To wander o'er thy beauties here.
The Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) is in receipt of an allegation that Mr. O'Neill may have revealed classified information to persons not authorized to receive such information, in response, NCIS has initiated an investigation to determine the merit of the allegations.
O human race born to fly upward, wherefore at a little wind dost thou fall.
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- أوه, يا, أيهاArabic
- oCatalan, Valencian
- हे, ओHindi
- オウ, ああ, ねえ, ȯJapanese
- о, оуRussian
- ey, oTurkish
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