OK

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj ok being satisfactory or in satisfactory condition "an all-right movie","the passengers were shaken up but are all right","is everything all right?","everything's fine","things are okay","dinner and the movies had been fine","another minute I'd have been fine"
    • adv OK an expression of agreement normally occurring at the beginning of a sentence
    • n OK an endorsement "they gave us the O.K. to go ahead"
    • n OK a state in south central United States
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Quotations

  • Robert Townsend
    Robert Townsend
    “If you shoot for the stars and hit the moon, it's OK. But you've got to shoot for something. A lot of people don't even shoot.”
  • Harold J. Seymour
    Harold J. Seymour
    “Things were bad but now they are OK.”
  • Claire Danes
    Claire Danes
    “I'm totally going through a rebel period right now. It's sort of waning, but ... ach, I'm allowed, right? It's OK, right?”

Idioms

A OK - If things are A OK, they are absolutely fine.
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Usage

In literature:

As other switches came back on line after recovery, they would send their "OK" signals to the switch.
"Hacker Crackdown" by Bruce Sterling
He laughed again, with a quick distrustful lo ok, this time, at his daughter.
"A Rogue's Life" by Wilkie Collins
Boils, fu-yu-i', and swellings, nay-am-an' or kin-may-yon', are treated with a poultice of a pounded herb called ok-ok-ong'-an.
"The Bontoc Igorot" by Albert Ernest Jenks
It is not ok for my main winter storage crop.
"Gardening Without Irrigation: or without much, anyway" by Steve Solomon
La avino ankaux logxas cxe ni de antaux sep aux ok jaroj.
"A Complete Grammar of Esperanto" by Ivy Kellerman Reed
The Jap girl, Johnny and Iyok-ok had traveled thus far in safety.
"Triple Spies" by Roy J. Snell
The golfer knew the short cuts from the Ok Meidan to the city.
"Round the World in Seven Days" by Herbert Strang
Shall I set Ok and Un upon thee with their branches?
"The Turtles of Tasman" by Jack London
The general scheme of approach will be on the lines as laid down in the "Self-help Corps Standard Formation of Attack" (OK 340/CV/429).
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 152, June 20, 1917" by Various
Our spacesuit man wanted an Ok on design changes.
"Question of Comfort" by Les Collins
David J. Wallace, Langston, in 1899, and in 1906 at Okmulgee, Ok. Ter.
"The Choctaw Freedmen" by Robert Elliott Flickinger
The horse is all OK. We gave him fresh water and feed.
"The Trail of the Goldseekers" by Hamlin Garland
Rhodes, Margaret Olive, writes Ok.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV" by Various
Not that Freud would OK our account of dreams up to this point.
"Psychology" by Robert S. Woodworth
Sidhan gengu their til hests Grettis, ok var ekki vidh hann glez.
"Beowulf" by R. W. Chambers
OK, what about the deposit?
"Makers" by Cory Doctorow
Its compounds with metals, such as the potassium salt, C6H2.OK.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 1" by Various
Ke-we-din'-ok. Woman of the Wind.
"Indian Scout Talks" by Charles A. Eastman
Ime Tumayaban hi kadwan Bugan ya Konana Tutung-ok nihbo!
"Ifugao Law" by R. F. Burton
Husafell lies just under Ok.
"Curiosities of Olden Times" by S. Baring-Gould
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In news:

OK, so that's a little harsh, but I can't stand those darn cicadas .
I don't think I've ever wanted a group of living things to die so much in my life OK, so that's a little harsh, but I can't stand those darn cicadas .
City Council Set to OK Same-Sex Benefits.
OK CityScape is not only the site.
OK, this is going to be a bit of a long story — sorry.
Morgan County officials OK'd the deal Monday night after Clarian 's board gave its approval last week.
Is it OK for a married man to compliment women.
OK, enough with the bad news.
Young shopper OK after being clipped by car outside Wal-Mart.
Ok AA Jumper LAEC Show April 8th sounds good.
Hostess begins firings after request to close down OK'd.
Send "Commission's closed-door sessions OK" to a friend.
House OKs budget, moves closer on pension bill.
While a Spider-Man suit and a Superman cape might be OK for Halloween, moms and dads have relied on Lil' Traders since 1988 to outfit their kids on the other 364 days of the year.
" The chicken replies, "That's OK.
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In science:

Let pi : E ×Ok E → E be the projection to the i-th factor.
A note on polarizations of finitely generated fields
Let Γn be the graph of n : E → E , i.e., (E ×Ok E , p∗ Γn = {(n(x), x) | x ∈ E }.
A note on polarizations of finitely generated fields
The integral closure of OK in Ω is denoted by O, and its residue field by Ω.
Ramification of local fields with imperfect residue fields
By Lemma 4.1 ii), Ai is the unit ball for the sup norm on Ai ⊗OK K .
Ramification of local fields with imperfect residue fields
Let K ′ be a finite separable extension of K such that X and Y are defined over OK ′ .
Ramification of local fields with imperfect residue fields
Then, there exist a function ξ on Y and an element β ∈ OK ′ such that (τ + ξ )/β ∈ OX , and X ≃ Spf (OY [(τ + ξ )/β ]).
Ramification of local fields with imperfect residue fields
The closed fiber of Y → Spf (OK ′ ) is geometrically reduced and irreducible, and J (m) does not vanish identically on the rigid fiber.
Ramification of local fields with imperfect residue fields
Then we can apply the maximum principle of proposition 5.2 to J (m) and the morphism Y → Spf (OK ′ ).
Ramification of local fields with imperfect residue fields
So there exists β ∈ OK ′ such that J (m) ⊂ βOY and the open part of Y where J (m) = βOY is not empty.
Ramification of local fields with imperfect residue fields
Then, there exist β ∈ OK ′ and ξ ∈ OY such that γ = (τ + ξ )/β ∈ OX and γ 6∈ OY .
Ramification of local fields with imperfect residue fields
Since OY [T ]/F and OY [γ ] are flat over OK ′ , it is enough to show that this map is bijective after tensorization with K ′ .
Ramification of local fields with imperfect residue fields
Let A ⊂ A be the unit ball for the sup-norm (which is π-adically complete and topologically of finite type over OK ).
Ramification of local fields with imperfect residue fields
By semi-stable reduction theorem for curves, there exists a finite separable extension K ′ of K and a morphism S ′ → C′ OK ′ , such that the induced morphism on the generic fibers is an isomorphism and S ′ satisfies property i) of Proposition 5.2.
Ramification of local fields with imperfect residue fields
Let Z (resp. Z ′ ) be the finite system of generators of A (resp. B ) over OK induced by the OK (resp.
Ramification of local fields with imperfect residue fields
Proposition 6.2 Let A be a finite flat OK –algebra such that A is a complete intersection ring (EGA IV 19.3.1) and L = A ⊗OK K is ´etale over K .
Ramification of local fields with imperfect residue fields
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