• WordNet 3.6
    • n IMO the United Nations agency concerned with international maritime activities
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n imo In Japan, a generic name for edible roots, such as yams, potatoes, sweet-potatoes, and taro. Used alone without a qualifying prefix, it is especially applied in Japan and in Korea to the taro, Caladium Colocasia, which is also called in Japan sato-imo. See Colocasia, taro, and gabi.
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In literature:

Of the latter, of whom it is said, Juventutem egit erroribus, imo furoribus, plenam.
"Essays" by Francis Bacon
Imo, totus venito, O Apostole Dei, clamabat foemina.
"The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume 5" by Edward Gibbon
Imo cum gemitu populum sic adorat: Apulei.
"The Ceremonies of the Holy-Week at Rome" by Charles Michael Baggs
Don't you think Imo and I ever tire of listening to each other?
"The Iron Furrow" by George C. Shedd
Haec imo Christus pectore clausa tenet.
"Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Vol III." by John Symonds
Haec imo Christus pectore clausa tenet.
"Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Complete" by John Symonds
Imo ne pugnare quidem, sed auro et cuncta supellectile vitam redimere.
"A Literary History of the English People" by Jean Jules Jusserand
Uniu'si nouerint p' p'n'tes q' Anno d'ni mill'imo ccc^{mo}.
"A Chronicle of London from 1089 to 1483" by Anonymous
Uuanda of fiunt flukit mi, is tholodit geuuisso; in of thie thie hatoda mi, ouir mi mikila thing spreke, ic burge mi so mohti geburran, fan imo.
"The English Language" by Robert Gordon Latham
Ancilla sua, imo Filia; ipsius Uxor, imo Soror; Abaelardo Heloisa, &c. Abel.
"Letters of Abelard and Heloise" by Pierre Bayle
AB IMO PECTORE (L.), from the bottom of the heart.
"Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)" by Various

In news:

Neste Oil Live on Veson Nautical's IMOS.
Veson Nautical, the US-based developer of maritime software solutions and services, announced that Neste Oil Corporation is fully operational on Veson's Integrated Maritime Operations System (IMOS) to manage its fleet of 30 tankers.
Steven Kanai, Permanent Representative of Palau to the IMO and Representative of the Palau International Ship Registry in Palau .
Two officers from the 83,155 dwt Bahamas-registered oil/bulk ore carrier Searose G have been selected to receive the inaugural 2007 IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea, in recognition of their part in a dramatic rescue in severe weather.
Sekimizu Elected Secretary-General , IMO.
Koji Sekimizu of Japan has been elected as the Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), effective January 1, 2012, for an initial term of four years.
These guidelines are based on standards developed by IMO.
The International Chamber of Shipping calls on IMO to speed up study of global availability of low-sulphur ship's bunkers.
The International Chamber of Shipping calls on IMO to speed up study of global availability of low- sulphur ship's bunkers.
IMO States Commitment at Rio+20.
Why is California's most corrupt bank (IMO, just look at all the current lawsuits and investigations)supporting Prop 30 now.
IMO, the style of too much liturgy has gone kitschy , in the sense that it's predictable, it's easy, it's not disturbing, it does not demand.
The International Meteor Organization ( predicts the zenithal hourly rate might be 120 meteors an hour, at peak.
Shell shut its Imo River oil pipeline in Nigeria on October 31 due to damage caused by thieves and deferred 25,000 barrels per day (bpd) of production, the company's local unit said on Sunday.
The engine is fully compliant with the International Maritime Organization's (IMO) Tier 2 regulations, the company said.

In science:

The spacetime dimension of 7 and 8 are deeply correlated with the numbers of the generators of ImO.
Non-associative Gauge Theory
Research supported by a grant from the Israel Ministry of Science (IMOS) - Eshkol Fellowship.
t-Wise Independence with Local Dependencies
If the vertical clock phases are held more than about 7V below substrate then the surface potential of the silicon underlying the phases becomes pinned at the substrate voltage (so-called Inverted-mode operation or IMO).
On the use of electron-multiplying CCDs for astronomical spectroscopy
Switching to IMO reduced this to ∼0.2e− pixel−1hour−1 : a value somewhat difficult to measure since it is ∼4 times below the current delivered by cosmic ray events.
On the use of electron-multiplying CCDs for astronomical spectroscopy
Since 1994 the Polish Comets and Meteors Workshop (CMW) has been cooperating with the International Meteor Organization (IMO).
1996--1998 Polish Visual Meteor Database
Every year a complete set of our observation reports was sent to the IMO and our results were included in the IMO Visual Meteor Database (VMDB) (see for example Arlt 2000).
1996--1998 Polish Visual Meteor Database
Additionally the VMDB contains the data only about meteor showers from the IMO Working List of the Meteor Showers.
1996--1998 Polish Visual Meteor Database
The files coor96.txt, coor97.txt and coor98.txt contain data for each observed meteor such as the date of appearance, serial number of meteor, its magnitude, its angular velocity (in scale from A to F ), time of appearance, equatorial coordinates of beginning and end, IMO code of the observer and three letter code.
1996--1998 Polish Visual Meteor Database
Acta 58, 3713-3734. Sakamo to N ., Seto Y., I toh S., Kuramoto K., Fujino K ., Nagashima K., Krot A. N., and Yur imo to H., 2007.
Meteorites and the physico-chemical conditions in the early solar nebula
The present paper was inspired by the third problem from the IMO 2005. A special award was given to Yurie Boreiko from Moldova for his solution to this problem.
A generalization of an inequality from IMO 2005
The third problem from IMO 2205 is on the boundary of the toe cases in the proof of Proposition 1.
A generalization of an inequality from IMO 2005