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abbreviation for (in the US)
Office of Science and Technology
THINGAMABOB OR THINGUMMY: CAN YOU DISTINGUISH BETWEEN THE US AND UK TERMS IN THIS QUIZ?
Do you know the difference between everyday US and UK terminology? Test yourself with this quiz on words that differ across the Atlantic.
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Words nearby OST
Ossining, osso bucco, ossobuco, ossuarium, ossuary, OST, O star, oste-, osteal, ostectomy, osteichthyan
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How to use OST in a sentence
[M]ost fail to mention that antitrust, the law of competitive marketplaces, is the first area where Bork left his mark.Bork Made Your Life Better|Justin Green|December 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Age is so hard-earned,” Ost tells The Daily Beast, “it has to be celebrated.Advanced Style: An Ode to Old Lady Chic|Isabel Wilkinson|May 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
De laquelle chose furent bien mal coutans aucuns seigneurs et cappitaines d'icellui ost et en parloient bien fort.The Life of Joan of Arc, Vol. 1 and 2 (of 2)|Anatole France
Mine Ost of the Greenlion said I must interregate this strange bein, who claimed to be my countryman.The Complete Works of Artemus Ward|Charles Farrar Browne (AKA Artemus Ward)
Finally he created an army, no longer the temporary feudal ost, but a more or less permanent royal force.
Starost, str′ost, n. a Polish noble holding a Star′osty or domain by grant of life-estate from the crown.
The abverbial forms in -or and -ost, as compared with the adjectival in -re, and -este explain the form rather.A Handbook of the English Language|Robert Gordon Latham