any marine gastropod of the family Olividae, having a polished, highly colored, elongated shell and a large mantle that, when extended, surrounds the shell.
the shell itself.
[ol-ivz] /ˈɒl ɪvz/ noun 1. Mount of, a small ridge E of Jerusalem, in what is now Jordan. Highest point, 2737 feet (834m). [ol-uh-vet] /ˌɒl əˈvɛt/ noun, Theater. 1. a large floodlight having a single bulb. /ˈɒlɪvz/ noun 1. Mount of Olives, a hill to the east of Jerusalem: in New Testament times the village […]
is frequently mentioned in Scripture. The dove from the ark brought an olive-branch to Noah (Gen. 8:11). It is mentioned among the most notable trees of Palestine, where it was cultivated long before the time of the Hebrews (Deut. 6:11; 8:8). It is mentioned in the first Old Testament parable, that of Jotham (Judg. 9:9), […]
[ol-uh-vet] /ˌɒl əˈvɛt/ noun, Theater. 1. a large floodlight having a single bulb.
brand of typewriters manufactured by company founded in 1908 near Turin, Italy; named for founder, Camillo Olivetti. company A large Italian company producing office machinery, computers and printers. Olivetti took a controlling stake in Acorn Computers in September 1985. Olivetti computers were once marketed in USA with the ATT brand name. [Address? Other products?] (1995-03-14)