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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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Our long-standing investment in this city's Far West Side consistently results in great success from a residential prospective, and we look forward to the success of Oskar," said Mitchell Moinian, senior vice president of The Moinian Group.
There is a certain coarse theology epitomised by an encounter with a bloodred Satan straight from a seaside Punch and Judy, while the "inner" Oskar undergoes youthful rites of passage, including sex and drugs.
Oskar, who was more than two months premature, died on October 9 - the second anniversary of his due date.
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Foer figures Oskar not as a simply cute or precocious child but rather as a representation of the post-9/11 condition.
Halle supports Sunderland and brother Oskar is a Newcastle fan.
Katie, 26, whose partner is William Denby, was initially due to have Oskar on September 20 but had to be rushed to hospital on October 2 after he failed to appear.
12 runners-up will receive an exclusive VIP Tour for 2 of Oskar Blues Farm, Restaurant & Brewery in Longmont.
Si bien la problematica que plantea Oskar y Jack suena atractiva, el tratamiento melodramatico esquematiza las situaciones y acartona a los personajes.
dvds EXTREMELY LOUD & INCREDIBLY CLOSE (Cert 12, 124 mins) OSKAR Schell (Thomas Horn) remembers September 11 when he lost his father Thomas (Tom Hanks), shattering the happy home of his mother Linda (Sandra Bullock).
The film stars Academy Award(R) winners Tom Hanks ("Forrest Gump", "Philadelphia") and Sandra Bullock ("The Blind Side") along with newcomer Thomas Horn in the role of Oskar, and is produced by Scott Rudin ("No Country for Old Men", "The Social Network", "True Grit").