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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
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(2) (Object Data Definition) A description of the data in an object. See object.
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"The last four years have been a living hell for me and my family - I've been reduced from being a teacher and highly respected lifeguard to an odd job man."
GLASGOW, MONDAY: Police question Tobin - working as odd job man Pat McLaughlin in St Patrick's church - following Angelika's disappearance.
Smith (35), an unemployed odd job man of Braithwaite Road, Sparkbrook, is accused of her murder and those of 21-year-old Jodie Hyde, and 39-year-old mother-of-six Carol Jordan between November 8 and 12 last year.
Ask an odd job man to get rid of it, of course - what on earth could possibly go wrong?
Odd job man Terry, of Warfield, Berks, said: "It's petty to pick on a one-man band.
The odd job man also attempts to help Emma come up with money-making ideas as her financial backer visits town.
Ray has to look after a varied bunch of workers including the rather dizzy and newly pregnant Sandy and skirt-chaser Bobby the odd job man. Tonight Ray is trying to organise the staff rota - ah, that great comedy device - but he's having all sorts of problems.
Big Brother winner Craig Phillips (above) is to become a Handy Andy-style odd job man for a new television series to be shown next year.