Ob

[ awb, ob; Russian awp ]
/ ɔb, ɒb; Russian ɔp /
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noun

a river in the W Russian Federation in Asia, flowing NW to the Gulf of Ob. 2500 miles (4025 km) long.
Gulf of, an inlet of the Arctic Ocean. About 500 miles (800 km) long.

obs.

or Obs.

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British Dictionary definitions for obs

obs

abbreviation for

obsolete

Ob

/ (Russian ɔpj) /

noun

a river in N central Russia, formed at Bisk by the confluence of the Biya and Katun Rivers and flowing generally north to the Gulf of Ob (an inlet of the Arctic Ocean): one of the largest rivers in the world, with a drainage basin of about 2 930 000 sq km (1 131 000 sq miles). Length: 3682 km (2287 miles)

OB

abbreviation for British

Old Boy
outside broadcast
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Medicine definitions for obs

OBS

abbr.

organic brain syndrome

OB

abbr.

obstetrics

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