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15th letter of the alphabetalphabet
[Gr. alpha-beta, like Eng. ABC], system of writing, theoretically having a one-for-one relation between character (or letter) and phoneme (see phonetics). Few alphabets have achieved the ideal exactness.
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. It is a usual symbol for a mid-back, rounded vowel, rather like the first part of oi. Such a vowel was represented by omicron [Gr.,=little o], its formal and positional correspondent in the Greek alphabet. English ō is a diphthong of ŏ and w. In chemistry O is the symbol of the element oxygenoxygen,
gaseous chemical element; symbol O; at. no. 8; interval in which at. wt. ranges 15.99903–15.99977; m.p. −218.4°C;; b.p. −182.962°C;; density 1.429 grams per liter at STP; valence −2.
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. In surnames O' is derived from the Irish patronymic system; e.g., O'Neill meant "grandson of Niall," probably referring originally to Niall Glundubh, high king of Ireland, 915–19 (see namename.
Personal identifying names are found in every known culture, and they often pass from one language to another. Hence the occurrence of Native American place names throughout the United States and the occurrence among American families of names of various linguistic origins
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a beautiful woman willing to undergo every form of sexual manipulation at the bidding of her lover. [Fr. Lit.: Pauline Reage The Story of 0 in Weiss, 445]

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(character)
ASCII code 79, The letter of the alphabet, not to be confused with 0 (zero) the digit.
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Arc/spark OES is primarily used with solid samples, making it highly suitable for testing raw materials and finished alloys.
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Certified on the latest releases of OES and SUSE LINUX," said Dan Regan, senior vice president, Syncsort.
He remains skeptical the industry will adopt JT as the sole standard for sharing CAD data among suppliers and OEs: "The OEs have always talked about getting to a common language, but they could never agree on the solution.
For example, optical-emission systems (OES) are considered trickier to use and require a more technically adept user than XRF analyzers.
The automated version of optical emission spectrometers (OES) using a sample manipulation system (SMS), such as the ARL SMS-2000 from Thermo Electron Corp., Waltham, Mass., enables quicker analysis, better productivity and increased capability.