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Oscar

a. any of several small gold statuettes awarded annually in the United States by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for outstanding achievements in films
b. an award made in recognition of outstanding endeavour in any of various other fields
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Oscar

gold statuette awarded to film actors, directors, writers, technicians, etc. [Am. Cinema: Brewer Dictionary, 788]
See: Prize

OSCAR

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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.

OSCAR

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Object-oriented language used in the COMANDOS Project. "OSCAR: Programming Language Manual", TR, COMANDOS Project, Nov 1988.

OSCAR

(Open System for CommunicAtion in Realtime) The technology in AOL Instant Messenger (AIM). The Basic OSCAR Services (BOS) include Login/Logoff, Locate (find other AIM users), Instant Message (send message) and Buddy List management. In 1998, AOL introduced TOC, a subset of OSCAR released under the GNU license, which has been used to write AIM clients for Linux and other operating systems. See AIM and FLAP.
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htm#article_header) Hilary Swank was talked about not for bagging Oscar Award but also for her cut-out back gown she wore at the 2005 Oscars red carpet.
And Errol Morris' opening montage featuring all the Oscar nominees discussing 7/8 or, mainly, not discussing 7/8 their work and their nomination represented a lot of work to very little effect.
Oscar had been locked in the van, without food or water, for nearly three days.
In fact, George Sanders, as All About Eve's velvety and venomous theater critic, remains the one actor to win an Oscar playing a gay character (albeit a veiled one) who survives past the final fade-out.
But the audience for this year's Oscar ceremony was the biggest in history, right?
Oscar Mayer offered a license under two of its patents, relating to the treatment of packaged poultry products to improve safety, to all poultry processors in the United States.
We emphasize that this action concerns only Oscar Mayer/Louis Rich Chicken Breast Strips and Cuts and that no other Oscar Mayer or Louis Rich products are impacted by this market action.
But what really made the actress/model smile was a banner with the Oscar Wilde quote, "There are two kinds of tragedy.
Oscar received rave reviews and an eventual Tony nomination, all the while continuing as Lane's understudy, performing the lead of Max Bialystock more than 70 times.
Walter Thompson, Oscar Mayer's advertising agency since 1958.