What does Oasis mean?

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oʊˈeɪ sɪsOa·sis

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. oasisnoun

    a fertile tract in a desert (where the water table approaches the surface)

  2. haven, oasisnoun

    a shelter serving as a place of safety or sanctuary

Wiktionary

  1. oasisnoun

    A spring of fresh water, surrounded by a fertile region of vegetation, in a desert.

  2. oasisnoun

    A quiet, peaceful place or situation separated from surrounding noise or bustle.

    The park was an oasis in the middle of the busy city

Webster Dictionary

  1. Oasisnoun

    a fertile or green spot in a waste or desert, esp. in a sandy desert

Freebase

  1. Oasis

    In geography, an oasis or cienega is an isolated area of vegetation in a desert, typically surrounding a spring or similar water source. Oases also provide habitat for animals and even humans if the area is big enough. The location of oases has been of critical importance for trade and transportation routes in desert areas. Caravans must travel via oases so that supplies of water and food can be replenished. Thus, political or military control of an oasis has in many cases meant control of trade on a particular route. For example, the oases of Awjila, Ghadames and Kufra, situated in modern-day Libya, have at various times been vital to both North-South and East-West trade in the Sahara. Oases are formed from underground rivers or aquifers such as an artesian aquifer, where water can reach the surface naturally by pressure or by man made wells. Occasional brief thunderstorms provide subterranean water to sustain natural oases, such as the Tuat. Substrata of impermeable rock and stone can trap water and retain it in pockets, or on long faulting subsurface ridges or volcanic dikes water can collect and percolate to the surface. Any incidence of water is then used by migrating birds who also pass seeds with their droppings which will grow at the water's edge forming an oasis.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Oasis

    ō-ā′sis, n. a fertile spot in a sandy desert: any place of rest or pleasure in the midst of toil and gloom:—pl. Oases (ō-ā′sēz). [L.,—Gr. oasis, an Egyptian word; cf. Coptic ouahe.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. oasis

    A fertile spot in the midst of a sandy desert.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Oasis in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Oasis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Oasis in a Sentence

  1. Lars Vilks:

    This will create fear among people on a whole different level than we're used to, charlie Hebdo was a small oasis. Not many dared do what they did.

  2. Claudia Neumann:

    Perhaps men need their little oasis of retreat where they're allowed to be children, certain people seem to have lost any sort of decency. Anything' other' rubs them the wrong way.

  3. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    1. Growing inflation has turned the female sex into a museum of art, you can not touch it, at the auction, providing a woman with cosmic amounts for us. 2. Dimensions are like eggshells of reality, all the shells, that is, the cocoons are crumbling, you wake up from all desires. Each rebirth is painful, you wake up with a groan of the soul. 3. Hearing the serpentine voice of selfishness, you will get confused in your life, only the voice of conscience and valor will lead you to the truth. 4. X-ray thinking of pessimistic realism, where selfishness is a broken mirror of personality in which hundreds of personalities grew out of opinions. 5. An amazing life in which the abundance of everything is revealed, but the outer side of the existence of the emptiness of reality is shown. after death and he is shown what he did in a state of sleepwalking. Zombified with desires, they are ready to do karmic nonsense. And stay in this karmic time loop. 6. Life is a fog of desires, an illusory oasis, the development of the cyber ego, to endless expanses, but not the development of awareness, the ego has stopped the development of evolution. 7. life divides and multiplies, one drop of life turns into two or more, turns into worlds of dimensions and the universes, everything starts with one drop that gives rise to the dimensions of philosophy. 8. Asians of gold color are the golden race. 1. Loneliness is a utopia of serenity, a deep connection with eternity and infinity and reality. 2. Reincarnation and the wheel of samsara is a protracted karmic joke, all these jokes end when you understand the meaning of the joke (the meaning of life) and you stop being reborn. 3. You are undead in reincarnation, whose consciousness is being cloned. 4. In karma, the stubborn one knows infinity, and the righteous one knows eternity. Look at this face when you are in the depths of hell, it looks like the world of people among such a society, you live among people with inner suffering, hell is hiding under the guise of an ordinary world, and all people suffer from their complexes and stupidity and beckon their unconscious sins, world war selfishness among all people for the right to live as they want, this is the face of a girl who sees the truth of the world, this is a karmic hell in which people live creating even more karma, this is not pessimism, but realism, this is what we all deny and live in a matrix of illusions, matrix of optimism, we suffer from our own desires and thoughts, the hellfire of depression, and the darkness of despondency, despair, all people are immersed in karmic debts and burn in the agony of dissatisfaction, in the emptiness of the infinity of reality, this is immersion into the depths of reality, and there the air from awareness is given to those who stops pretending. 1. The one who wants nothing wakes up from the matrix of illusions. 2. New and new desires, like rain, it plunges into oblivion, they plunge into the amnesia of a time loop. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  4. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Muchos eventos en la vida se puede comparar con los espejismos que siempre engañan al viajero en el desierto cada vez más lejano. A veces corremos tras seductor sueños atractivos con la esperanza de llegar a ellos, pero fue en vano. En algún momento, descubrimos que todos los que eran solamente nuestros delirios .... los sueños, la gente y las promesas que nos encontramos después de que se no es realmente lo que pensábamos que fueran. En ese momento, lo mejor es seguir adelante con la vida, y no pensar en esos sueños fallidos, personas engañosas y promesas rotas. En mi opinión, el reconocimiento de los espejismos delirantes en el tiempo correcto es más importante para el viajero - porque es el primer paso en la dirección del camino claro, que a menudo puede conducir a los oasis, el éxito final. La vida no es más que seguir adelante! La vie continuar!

  5. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Many events in life can be likened with ever-receding mirages that always deceive the traveller in the desert. We sometimes run after alluring attractive dreams in the hope of reaching them, but to no avail. At some stage, we discover that all those were only our delusions....the dreams, the people and the promises that we ran after were not really what we thought them to be. At that juncture, it's best to move on with life, and not to think of those failed dreams, deceptive people, and broken promises. In my view, recognizing the delusional mirages in right time is most important for the traveller - because it's the first step in the direction of clear path, which can often lead to the Oasis, the ultimate Success. Life is nothing but moving on! La Vie Continue!

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