- variant of ob- (by assimilation) before c: occident.
- original cover.
- Architecture. on center. See center(def 30).
- in the work cited.
Origin of o.c.
From the Latin word opere citātō
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Examples from the Web for oc
For comparison, cycling conducted 13,745 tests in 2011, 3,314 of which OC blood tests.
In 2012, tennis conducted 2,185 tests—only 63 of which were OC blood tests.
And last night, OC feted the collection in its New York store.Yoko Ono’s Fashion Debut
Misty White Sidell
November 29, 2012
The glyph for the day Oc (fig. 16, o, p, q) is not often found in the inscriptions.An Introduction to the Study of the Maya Hieroglyphs
Sylvanus Griswold Morley
With it are connected the optic vesicles (oc)—solid at first—which are pushed back into the region of the mid-brain.
In Lizzia the eye is placed at the base of a tentacle and consists of (fig. 276) a lens (l) and a percipient bulb (oc).
The highest position of P will be that shown in the figure, determined by placing the crank vertically, as OC.
Oc and oil (hoc and hoc illud), the respective terms indicating affirmation.A Short History of French Literature
- Officer Commanding
- Officer of the Order of Canada
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Word Origin and History for oc
assimilated form of ob- before -c-.
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