One besides the one mentioned. This phrase is used to emphasize indefinite words beginning with some, such as someone, somehow, sometime, somewhere. For example, Someone or other will be taking tickets at the door, or I can’t remember where I put the lawn rake, but it’s somewhere or other in the garage, or Somehow or other be found one that matched. [ c. 1600 ]
- Orotic acid
orotic acid o·rot·ic acid (ô-rŏt’ĭk) n. An important intermediate in the formation of pyrimidine nucleotides.
- Orotic aciduria
orotic aciduria n. An inherited disorder of pyrimidine metabolism characterized by megaloblastic anemia, leukopenia, retarded growth, and the excretion of orotic acid in the urine.
- Orotracheal tube
orotracheal tube o·ro·tra·che·al tube (ôr’ō-trā’kē-əl) n. An endotracheal tube inserted through the mouth.
[awr-uh-tuhnd, ohr-] /ˈɔr əˌtʌnd, ˈoʊr-/ adjective 1. (of the voice or speech) characterized by strength, fullness, richness, and clearness. 2. (of a style of speaking) pompous or bombastic. /ˈɒrəʊˌtʌnd/ adjective 1. (of the voice) resonant; booming 2. (of speech or writing) bombastic; pompous adj. 1792, from Latin ore rotundo “in well-rounded phrases,” literally “with round […]