[es-truh s, ee-struh s] /ˈɛs trəs, ˈi strəs/
a regularly occurring period of sexual receptivity in most female mammals, except humans, during which ovulation occurs and copulation can take place; heat
oestrus oes·trus (ěs’trəs)
Variant of estrus.
original estimated time of arrival
[œ-vruh] /ˈœ vrə/ noun, plural oeuvres [œ-vruh] /ˈœ vrə/ (Show IPA). French. 1. the works of a writer, painter, or the like, taken as a whole. 2. any one of the works of a writer, painter, or the like. /œvrə/ noun 1. a work of art, literature, music, etc 2. the total output of a […]
[uhv, ov; unstressed uh v or, esp. before consonants, uh] /ʌv, ɒv; unstressed əv or, esp. before consonants, ə/ preposition 1. (used to indicate distance or direction from, separation, deprivation, etc.): within a mile of the church; south of Omaha; to be robbed of one’s money. 2. (used to indicate derivation, origin, or source): a […]
1. Old French. /ɒv; unstressed əv/ preposition 1. used with a verbal noun or gerund to link it with a following noun that is either the subject or the object of the verb embedded in the gerund: the breathing of a fine swimmer (subject), the breathing of clean air (object) 2. used to indicate possession, […]