Oscar



[os-ker] /ˈɒs kər/

noun
1.
a word used in communications to represent the letter O.
2.
a male given name: from Old English words meaning “god” and “spear.”.
3.
Military. the NATO designation for a class of nuclear-powered Soviet attack submarine armed with 24 antiship cruise missiles.
[os-ker] /ˈɒs kər/
Trademark.
1.
one of a group of statuettes awarded annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for achievements in motion-picture production and performance.
[os-ker] /ˈɒs kər/
noun
1.
one of a series of small communications satellites, launched into polar orbit as piggyback passengers on U.S. launch vehicles, for unrestricted use by radio amateurs.
noun
1.
1829–1907, king of Sweden 1872–1907; king of Norway 1872–1905.
/ˈɒskə/
noun
1.
(Austral, slang, rare) cash; money
/ˈɒskə/
noun
1.

2.
(without capital) any annual award for excellence
3.
(communications) a code word for the letter o
noun
1.
1829–1907, king of Sweden (1872–1907) and of Norway (1872–1905)

masc. proper name, Old English Osgar “god’s spear,” from gar “spear” (see gar) + os “god” (only in personal names); see Asgard.

The statuette awarded for excellence in film acting, directing, etc., given annually since, 1928, first so called 1936. The name is said to have sprung from a 1931 remark by Margaret Herrick, secretary at Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, on seeing the statuette: “He reminds me of my Uncle Oscar.” Thus the award would be named for Oscar Pierce, U.S. wheat farmer and fruit grower.

A small statue given by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to winners of its annual awards. (See Academy Awards.)

noun

[said to have been coined by a woman named Margaret Herrick, who said that the figure reminded her of her Uncle Oscar Pierce, a farmer]

1. Oregon State Conversational Aid to Research. Interactive numerical calculations, vectors, matrices, complex arithmetic, string operations, for CDC 3300. “OSCAR: A User’s Manual with Examples“, J.A. Baughman et al, CC, Oregon State U.
2. Object-oriented language used in the COMANDOS Project. “OSCAR: Programming Language Manual”, TR, COMANDOS Project, Nov 1988.
Orbiting Satellite Carrying Amateur Radio

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