Om

[awm]
noun Hinduism.
  1. a mantric word thought to be a complete expression of Brahman and interpreted as having three sounds representing Brahma or creation, Vishnu or preservation, and Siva or destruction, or as consisting of the same three sounds, representing waking, dreams, and deep sleep, along with the following silence, which is fulfillment.
Also Aum.

Origin of Om

Borrowed into English from Sanskrit around 1780–90
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British Dictionary definitions for oms

OMS

abbreviation for
  1. Organisation Mondiale de la Santé

Word Origin for OMS

French: World Health Organization

om

the internet domain name for
  1. Oman

Om

noun
  1. Hinduism a sacred syllable typifying the three gods Brahma, Vishnu, and Siva, who are concerned in the threefold operation of integration, maintenance, and disintegration

Word Origin for Om

from Sanskrit

OM

abbreviation for
  1. Oman (international car registration)

OM

abbreviation for
  1. Order of Merit (a Brit title)
symbol for
  1. currency (the former) Ostmark
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Word Origin and History for oms

om

mystical word in Hinduism, Buddhism; an utterance of assent, 1788.

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oms in Medicine

OMS

abbr.
  1. organic mental syndrome
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