a largely self-instructional university, founded in England in 1969, offering independent education through such means as television, computers, and mailed course materials.
the Open University, (in Britain) a university founded in 1969 for mature students studying by television and radio lectures, correspondence courses, local counselling, and summer schools
- Open up a can of worms
verb phrase To broach a very complicated and troublesome matter; set something messy in motion: Merit pay? Let’s not open up that can of worms (1962+) Related Terms can of worms
- Open verdict
noun 1. a finding by a coroner’s jury of death without stating the cause
Virtual Memory System
[o-puh n-web] /ˈɒ pənˈwɛb/ adjective, (of a metal joist or girder) 1. having a web of zigzag or crisscross lacing.