• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Olf (Zoöl) The European bullfinch.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Etymol. uncertain


In literature:

There is, however, a groove running from olf.
"Text Book of Biology, Part 1: Vertebrata" by H. G. Wells
You zee, we mus' be olf.
"The Birthright" by Joseph Hocking
He was breaking oLf crumbs to put before her.
"Astounding Stories, March, 1931" by Various

In news:

Navy unlikely to pick Angola Bay for OLF .
Pate named to OLF board.
Olf is proposing to ban the putting stroke used by three of the last five major champions.
The umu at Olf Lahaina Luau proved to be a flavoursome feast.

In science:

Note that when X = CP 1 , L = OCP 1 (1) and h is the Fubini-Study metric, V olF S (RP 1) = √π , so that Theorem 1 recovers asymptotically the results of Kostlan and Shub-Smale, up to which a random degree d real polynomial in one variable has √d roots for our choice of the probability measure.
Betti numbers of random real hypersurfaces and determinants of random symmetric matrices
The here developed theory of random lasing includes the regular self-consistency of the Vollhard-W ¨olfe type for the diffusion coefficient including the interference effects o f emitted light intensity.
Transport theory: Spatial coherence of random laser emission