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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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"We have two teams of our own taking part and we look forward to a really special day of remembering Oscar, as well as raising vital funds in his memory."
Big sister Tilly was among the first to hold him, with Oscar 'writing' on Instagram: "I would like to introduce you to my big sister Matilda she gave me the biggest hug and so far she's my favourite."
By the Saturday, Oscar's condition had deteriorated: "He still wasn't himself, he'd sat in the same spot all night, he wouldn't eat and was twitching, he would normally want to be around us.
For all the hand-wringing about the Oscars going hostless for the first time in 30 years, the monologue-less opening went off without a hitch.
Viewers can live stream the Oscars by going to (https://abc.go.com/watch-live) abc.com or using the (https://abc.go.com/apps) ABC app to sign in with a participating TV provider.
The Oscar statuette is solid bronze and plated in 24-karat gold.
Five days later, the plan was scrapped.It's been a tough 12 months for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences as it battles to restore its annual Oscars show to a must-see event after the US television audience slumped to an all-time low last year.
In another photograph, Oscar was fast asleep next to Baldwin with his paw right underneath his face.
Three weeks in a hospital bed severely weakened Oscar's muscles and impacted his coordination.
HE Oscars are the biggest, glitziest movie event of the year, but they were launched with much less razzmatazz.
Forming a new segment for Panostaja, Oscar Software Group is a software service company specialised in the development of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems and various business services.
Both the Directors Guild's pick for outstanding achievement in directing and the Critics Choice award have predicted the Best Picture winner 72% of the time since 2000, while the winner of the Producers Guild Award for Best Picture is a predictor of Oscar success 64% of the time.