oneirophrenia o·nei·ro·phre·ni·a (ō-nī’rə-frē’nē-ə, -frěn’ē-ə)
A mental state that is characterized by hallucinations and other disturbances and is associated with prolonged deprivation of sleep, sensory isolation, or psychoactive drugs.
oneiroscopy o·nei·ros·co·py (ō’nī-rŏs’kə-pē) n. See dream analysis.
- One jump ahead
Anticipating and prepared for what will happen, as in We have to keep one jump ahead of the opposition, or A clever embezzler, Charles was just one jump ahead of the police. [ First half of 1900s ] Also see: get the jump on
[wuhn-legd, -leg-id] /ˈwʌnˈlɛgd, -ˈlɛg ɪd/ adjective 1. having only one leg. 2. one-sided, as an argument or point of view. 3. ineffectual because certain basic elements, measures, etc., are lacking: one-legged legislation.
- One-line fix
Used (often sarcastically) of a change to a program that is thought to be trivial or insignificant right up to the moment it crashes the system. Usually “cured” by another one-line fix. See also I didn’t change anything!