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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


(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.
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Oddly Beautiful is an anthology of poetry applying a variety of free-verse styles.
Oddly Enough is the unabrdiged audiobook rendition of nine of the most beloved and widely-published of author Bruce Coville's family-friendly short stories for young adult and adult listeners alike.
ODDLY NORMAL: ONE FAMILY'S STRUGGLE TO HELP THEIR TEENAGE SON COME TO TERMS WITH HIS SEXUALITY is a pick for all kinds of collections and tells of the author's gay child and the family's stormy path.
In Oddly Normal: One Family's Struggle To Help Their Teenage Son Come to Terms With His Sexuality, John Schwartz tells Joe's story, as well as his own and his wife's.
Equal parts memoir and reportage, Oddly Normal chronicles the Schwartz family's mistakes, heartaches, and triumphs in raising a child coming to grips with his sexuality.
Diaz played the temp's wife who, oddly enough, fell in love with the actor's girlfriend.
Who are the two people in this haunting, oddly elegant duet?
Oddly, she might be better off having Stingray as her pa, as her arrival could make him stay on the straight and narrow.
Oddly enough, a reader could begin with this book and re-turn to Murkmere for the backstory--the two books could be read in either order.
At times imperceptible yet oddly omnipresent, neither obtrusive nor interesting yet strangely uplifting, the Muzak, it seems, has escaped the elevator.