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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


(1) (Optical Disc Drive or Optical Digital Disc) See optical disc.

(2) (Object Data Definition) A description of the data in an object. See object.
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As Opening Day commences, the biggest change you see (other than the oddness of seeing the Houston Astros as an American League team), is the fact that a new video display consumes the entire right center-field.
But it's not the oddness of the spatial arrangement that hints at a psychological state.
Capable younger readers and above may enjoy its intentional oddness.
Odeur 71 by Commes Des Garcons This Japanese fashion label has long redefined the word "weird" with its fragrance collection, but nothing has ever topped the out-and-out oddness of Odeur 71's claims to encapsulate the smell of "dust on a hot light-bulb, warm photocopier toner, a toaster, freshly welded aluminium, fountain pen ink and lettuce juice" all in one squirt.
The mix of oddness and innocence was shot through with the odd flash of bawdiness which just added to the enjoyment.
There's a common thread between Can Xue and Japanese writer Haruki Murakami in that both writers use the surreal to expound the oddness of human experiences; but where Murakami's is a kind of hipster existentialism, Can Xue roots her existentialism in folklore.
And she listens to it, and she loves me for my oddness, my awkwardness, all of those things that I hate about myself," he said.
At the same time, however, Dunphy insists his show must and will ride the edge of oddness.
McMeekin also points out the oddness of German support for jihad juxtaposed with the German-based Zionist movement, which actually anticipated Britain's Balfour Declaration to establish a Jewish homeland in Palestine.
The potential for oddness therefore only increases as Turkey expands cooperation with entities hyped as an existential menace to the Jewish state.
He has the quirkiness and oddness that a Doctor should possess.