a die of flat, concave, or hollow V shape that only minimally restricts lateral flow.
- Open dislocation
open dislocation n. A dislocation complicated by a wound opening from the surface down to the affected joint. Also called compound dislocation.
- Open distributed processing
standard (ODP) An attempt to standardise an OSI application layer communications architecture. ODP is a natural progression from OSI, broadening the target of standardisation from the point of interconnection to the end system behaviour. The objective of ODP is to enable the construction of distributed systems in a multi-vendor environment through the provision of a […]
- Open distributed system architecture
(ODSA) A research program sponsored by the UK Department of Trade and Industry and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council. [Details?] (1995-02-09)
operating system A compound document architecture from CIL based on CORBA. It aims to enable embedding of features from different application programs into a single working document. (1997-02-21)