noun, plural O's or Os; o's or os or oes.
Definition for o (2 of 16)
noun, plural O's.
Origin of O
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Origin of omicron
Examples from the Web for o
Born in Connecticut in 1847, he had a long railroad career before coming to the B O in 1896.The Stacks: H.L. Mencken on the 1904 Baltimore Fire|H.L. Mencken|October 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
O flower of Scotland When will we see your like again … we can still rise now And be the nation again.
O daughter of Babylon… Happy shall he be, that taketh and dasheth thy little ones against the stones.Up to a Point: Shrugging Our Way Back to War in Iraq|P. J. O’Rourke|August 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He also sent an email to [Goldman] saying: ‘[O]ne day I hope I get the real reason why you are doing this to me.’Too Big to Jail: Confessions of a Goldman Sachs Brat|Michael Daly|June 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Brother Slavs, we are on the verge, “[O Father] who art…” is heard in our midst.
Then, O great king, Kapila was pleased with Ansuman, and that saint of a virtuous soul told him to ask for a favour from him.Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 1|Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa
O my dear sisters, truly Eve hath many daughters who imitate their mother, who answer in this manner.A Literary History of the English People|Jean Jules Jusserand
O, yes, replied the great lawyer; and Smith went on his way rejoicing.The Funny Side of Physic|A. D. Crabtre
O Jungfrau Els, I have the hunter's eyes, which are keen-sighted!In The Fire Of The Forge, Complete|Georg Ebers
Jest like a hornet's nest: shake a stick at ary one o' the group, an' they all come buzzin' round te'ble miffy in less 'n no time.
British Dictionary definitions for o (1 of 8)
noun plural o's, O's or Os
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Science definitions for o (1 of 2)
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In 1786, the French chemist Antoine Lavoisier coined a term for the element oxygen (oxygène in French). He used Greek words for the coinage: oxy- means sharp, and -gen means producing. Oxygen was called the sharp-producing element because it was thought to be essential for making acids. Lavoisier also coined the name of the element hydrogen, the water-producing element, in 1788. Soon after, in 1791, another French chemist, J. A. Chaptal, introduced the word nitrogen, the niter-producing element, referring to its discovery from an analysis of nitric acid.