a city in the S Russian Federation in Europe, on the Ural River.
a city in W Russia, on the Ural River: a major railway and industrial centre, with an oil refinery linked by pipeline with the Emba field (on the Caspian). Pop: 247 000 (2005 est)
- Or so
Approximately, especially alluding to a number, as in Four hundred or so guests are invited. [ Late 1500s ]
[awr-suh n] /ˈɔr sən/ noun 1. a male given name: from an Old French word meaning “bearlike.”. masc. proper name, from French ourson, diminutive of ours “bear,” from Latin ursus (see Arctic).
- O-r system
oxidation reduction system
[awrt] /ɔrt/ noun 1. Usually, orts. a scrap or morsel of food left at a meal. n. “remains of food left from a meal,” mid-15c., probably cognate with early Dutch ooraete, Low German ort, from or-, privative prefix, + etan “to eat” (see eat (v.)). Perhaps from an unrecorded Old English word.