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 It was superseded by the OECD in 1961
[French œ-yuh-duh-bœf] /French ˌœ yə dəˈbœf/ noun, plural oeils-de-boeuf [French œ-yuh-duh-bœf] /French ˌœ yə dəˈbœf/ (Show IPA) 1. a comparatively small round or oval window, as in a frieze. /œjdəbœf/ noun (pl) oeils-de-boeuf (œjdəbœf) 1. a circular window, esp in 17th- and 18th-century French architecture
[œ-yad] /œˈyad/ noun, plural oeillades [œ-yad] /œˈyad/ (Show IPA). French. 1. an amorous glance; ogle. /ɜːˈjɑːd; French œjad/ noun 1. (literary) an amorous or suggestive glance; ogle n. “an oogling stare, an amorous gaze,” 1590s, from French oeillide (15c.), from oeil “eye” (from Latin oculus, see eye (n.)) + -ade.