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odd

1. 
a. not divisible by two
b. represented or indicated by a number that is not divisible by two
2. Maths (of a function) changing sign but not absolute value when the sign of the independent variable is changed, as in y=x3
3. Golf
a. one stroke more than the score of one's opponent
b. an advantage or handicap of one stroke added to or taken away from a player's score

ODD

(1) (Optical Disc Drive or Optical Digital Disc) See optical disc.

(2) (Object Data Definition) A description of the data in an object. See object.
References in classic literature ?
But the vacancy did not occur, nor did a steady job; and I employed the time between odd jobs with writing a twenty-one- thousand-word serial for the "Youth's Companion.
Monday, there were the odd jobs about the house to be begun.
Also, he worked at odd jobs, and the work was play as well as learned investigation, for he delighted in it and was always returning home with copious notes and bubbling over with new adventures.
He did odd jobs, such as cutting wood for kitchen stoves and mowing the grass before houses.
He could not hope to tide himself over by odd jobs of loading trucks; he could not even sell newspapers or carry satchels, because he was now at the mercy of any rival.
He had been on the staff of an English paper in Paris, but had been dismissed for drunkenness; he still however did odd jobs for it, describing sales at the Hotel Drouot or the revues at music-halls.
Since it opened the group has had a huge impact, carrying out 664 good deeds including odd jobs for older people and helping out with charity work.
There are several other cases of people running away from their employers and doing odd jobs to support themselves.
GladlyDo, a growing staple in the freelance economy, connects people and organizations with college students looking to do odd jobs and errands.
DOING odd jobs around the house and fixing issues will soon be a thing of the past for most of us, according to new research.
He declares that people doing odd jobs "are not going to be VATregistered" - all the while admitting that he himself hasn't always treated purchases this way.
Contract award: maintenance and odd jobs adaptation of the system.