Michael. born 1943, Sri Lankan-born Canadian writer: his works include the poetry collection There’s a Trick with a Knife I’m Learning to Do (1979), the Booker-prizewinning novel The English Patient (1992, filmed 1997), Anil’s Ghost (2000), and Divisadero (2007)
- On-demand software
noun a type of software available and used through a Web browser, as opposed to being on the user’s hardware See utility computing Usage Note computing; see utility computing
[on-deen, awn-; for 2 also French awn-deen] /ɒnˈdin, ɔn-; for 2 also French ɔ̃ˈdin/ noun 1. . 2. (initial capital letter, italics) a play (1939) by Jean Giraudoux. 3. (initial capital letter, italics) a ballet (1958) choreographed by Frederick Ashton, with musical score by Hans W. Henze. [“Concurrency Introduction to an Object-Oriented Language System Ondine”, […]
[on-ding] /ˈɒn dɪŋ/ noun, Scot. 1. the act of continued outpouring or falling; a continuing torrent, as of rain.
/ˈɒndəʊ/ noun 1. a state of SW Nigeria, on the Bight of Benin. Capital: Akure. Pop: 3 441 024 (2004). Area: 15 500 sq km (5985 sq miles)