[kuh-loh-nuh s] /kəˈloʊ nəs/
a tragedy by Sophocles, written toward the end of his life and produced posthumously in 401? b.c.
noun, Psychoanalysis. 1. the unresolved desire of a child for sexual gratification through the parent of the opposite sex, especially the desire of a son for his mother. This involves, first, identification with and, later, hatred for the parent of the same sex, who is considered by the child as a rival. noun 1. (psychoanal) […]
noun 1. a tragedy (c430 b.c.) by Sophocles. Oedipus Rex [(ed-uh-puhs, ee-duh-puhs reks)] A tragedy by Sophocles that dramatizes the fall of Oedipus. (See under “Mythology and Folklore.”)
/iːˈdɒmɪtə/ noun 1. (civil engineering) an instrument for measuring the rate and amount of consolidation of a soil specimen under pressure
1. Organization for European Economic Cooperation. abbreviation 1. Organization for European Economic Cooperation; an organization of European nations set up in 1948 to allocate postwar US aid and to stimulate trade and cooperation. It was superseded by the OECD in 1961