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idiot

[′id·ē·ət]
(psychology)
A person afflicted with idiocy and requiring custodial or protective care.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Six months later, persistence of the sinus opacity was observed on CBCT (Figure 4) and an OAF was then formed.
Therefore it is expected that NAF may not always perform better than OAF. There exists literature on the power allocation for either OAF or NAF [12][13][14][15][16][17].
Do not be put off by the big oaf reference above; this flick is coming to the end of its run so there should be plenty of room.
Clarkson is a fine presenter; a man who has carved his own niche in being a loveable laddish oaf, in much the same way that celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay has become the idiot who swears a lot and Jamie Oliver the plain idiot.
The common cause of OAF was extraction of teeth (n=25, 86.5%) followed by cysts (n=2, 6.7%).
NATO's Gamble focuses on Operation Allied Force (OAF) and how it was used in concert with diplomacy to stop the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (FRY) from committing atrocities within its own borders.
Forget the bumbling oaf of The Osbournes TV series, Ozzy looked fit and healthy and was in good voice as he served up solo hits like Bark At The Moon, Crazy Train and Mr Crowley.
"Saint Thomas Aquinas" tells the story of the thirteenth century saint who rose from being viewed as an oaf to one of the most important thinkers of his time.
Due to the flimsy construction of the return-air damper, significant leakage passed the return damper when it was closed at the 10 V motor input, preventing the economizer system from achieving an outdoor-air fraction (OAF) greater than 75%.
HOWARD, the bespectacled irritating oaf from HBOS, is a victim of the credit crunch.
While he has been posturing his way around California looking to set up a lucrative sinecure for when he does finally decide to relieve us of his presence, the country is nominally in the charge of an incompetent oaf and British service personnel have been kill in Iraq and Afghanistan.
* OAF & PA endorsed "Tariff Liberalization in the Forest Products Sector," a proposal on cutting forest products tariffs within the World Trade Organization (WTO) framework.