ooplasm o·o·plasm (ō’ə-plāz’əm)
The protoplasmic portion of the ovum.
[oo ps, oops] /ʊps, ups/ interjection 1. (used to express mild dismay, chagrin, surprise, etc., as at one’s own mistake, a clumsy act, or social blunder.) /ʊps; uːps/ interjection 1. an exclamation of surprise or of apology as when someone drops something or makes a mistake “a natural exclamation” [OED] of surprise at doing something […]
Conference on Object-oriented Programming Systems, Languages and Applications.
/ɔːt/ noun 1. Jan Hendrick. 1900–92, Dutch astronomer, who confirmed (1927) and developed the theory of galactic rotation. He was the first to propose (1950) the existence of a mass of comets orbiting the sun far beyond the orbit of Pluto (the Oort cloud)
[awrt, ohrt] /ɔrt, oʊrt/ noun, Astronomy. 1. a region of the solar system far beyond the orbit of the dwarf planet in which billions of comets move in nearly circular orbits unless one is pulled into a highly eccentric elliptical orbit by a passing star. Compare . n. in reference to the hypothetical cloud of […]