Carbonate Ion

Science / Geology / Carbonate Ion: The anion group CO3 with a charge of minus two.

Ovulation

Science / Biology / Ovulation: The release of the oocyte onto the surface of the ovary; occurs at the midpoint of the ovarian cycle. The release of the ovum (egg) from the ovary after the peaking of luteinizing hormone concentratio MORE

Overvaluation

Business / Taxes / Overvaluation: A stock whose price seems unjustifiably high based on standard measures, such as its earnings history, is considered overvalued. One indication of overvaluation is a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) sign MORE

Own Occupation (Own Occur)

Health / Dentistry / Own Occupation (Own Occur): Under this definition, an employee will be considered disabled only if s/he is unable to perform the duties of his or her occupation. MORE

Own-Occupation Policy

Business / Taxes / Own-Occupation Policy: If you purchase an own-occupation disability insurance policy, you are entitled to receive benefits if a disability prevents you from performing the skilled work for which you have been trained. Some MORE

Oxidation

Science / Biology / Oxidation: The loss of electrons from the outer shell of an atom; often accompanied by the transfer of a proton and thus involves the loss of a hydrogen ion. The loss of electrons or hydrogens in a chemical reac MORE

Oxford English Dictionary

Entertainment / Literature / Oxford English Dictionary: This fat, twelve+ volume work functions as an historical dictionary of English. It is generally considered the most authoritative and scholarly dictionary of English available--with nearly 300,000 wor MORE

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