On Axis

Technology / Home Audio / On Axis: A listening experience which takes place with the ear precisely lined up with the central pressure axis of the emitter. Headphones are a normative example of this effect. Sitting directly in front of a speaker is another.

Onomastic

Entertainment / Literature / Onomastic: Related to names. For instance, a character's name might contain an onomastic symbol--if that character is named Faith (as in 'Young Goodman Brown') or Lucy Westenra (which means 'the light of the wes MORE

Onomatopeia

Life Style / Poetry / Onomatopeia : An instance where the sound of a word directly imitates its meaning (for example, 'choo-choo,' 'hiss'), sometimes termed echoism. MORE

Online Trading

Business / Taxes / Online Trading: If you trade online, you use a computer and an Internet connection to place your buy and sell orders with an online brokerage firm. While the orders you give online are executed immediately while the MORE

Online Service

Business / Internet Marketing / Online Service: A business that provides its subscribers with a wide variety of data transmitted over telecommunications lines. Online services provide an infrastructure in which subscribers can communicate with one MORE

Online Photo Printer

Technology / Digital Cameras / Online Photo Printer: A company that receives digital photos uploaded to its Web site, prints them, then sends the prints back by mail or courier. MORE

Onomatopoeia

Entertainment / Literature / Onomatopoeia: The use of sounds that are similar to the noise they represent for a rhetorical or artistic effect. For instance, buzz, click, rattle, and grunt make sounds akin to the noise they represent. A higher MORE

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