Oscar

Definitions

  • Oscar chases after the gulls
    Oscar chases after the gulls
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Oscar an annual award by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for achievements in motion picture production and performance
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Oscar looks at the two dead white pigeons Oscar looks at the two dead white pigeons
Oscar's master finds the buried pigeons Oscar's master finds the buried pigeons

Quotations

  • Marisa Tomei
    Marisa Tomei
    “It feels like a barbell. [When asked what she thought of her newly acquired Oscar statuette]”

Usage

In literature:

Our brave Oscar understood him.
"Visions and Revisions" by John Cowper Powys
Mr. Gurney returned home, but Oscar went with us.
"When Life Was Young" by C. A. Stephens
He propitiated me, and promised to get into touch with Oscar Folcker.
"The Stretton Street Affair" by William Le Queux
No wonder Oscar Wilde wept whenever he thought of the death of Lucien de Rubempre.
"Suspended Judgments" by John Cowper Powys
Oscar Tubbs, you are hopeless!
"'Me-Smith'" by Caroline Lockhart
He turned his chair half round and, starting from Oscar Wilde, gave me his views on prison life.
"A Padre in France" by George A. Birmingham
Oscar F., New Jersey.
"Harper's Young People, February 3, 1880" by Various
I learned from her that Oscar Wilde inherited his aesthetic tastes largely from his mother.
"As I Remember" by Marian Gouverneur
Clute, Oscar, on woman suffrage, ii, 770.
"History of Woman Suffrage, Volume III (of III)" by Various
Oscar Stuart, of W. Virginia, reports $18 profit in 2-1/2 hours' spare time.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science February 1930" by Various
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In poetry:

"The last of the troop that had heard
Finn's and Oscar's cry;
A doe and a fawn, and before,
A stag with head held high!"
"Reminiscence" by Padraic Colum
Round 'Carun's stream,' o' classic name,
Whar Fingal fought, and ay ow'rcame; Whar Ossian walk'd, wi' kindling flame,
His heav'n-taught lays,
And sang his Oscar's deathless fame
At Dunipace!
"The Links O' Forth : Or, A Parting Peep At The Carse O' Sterling" by Hector MacNeill
All eagerly watching her attempt to ride out the storm,
Especially their friends and relatives, who seemed very forlorn,
Because the scene was awe-inspiring and made them stand aghast,
For every moment seemed to be the "Oscar's" last.
"The Wreck of the Whaler 'Oscar'" by William Topaz McGonagall
Oh! it was an appalling sight to see the "Oscar" in distress,
While to the forecastle was seen clinging brave Captain Innes
And five of a crew, crying for help, which none could afford,
Alas! poor fellows, crying aloud to God with one accord!
"The Wreck of the Whaler 'Oscar'" by William Topaz McGonagall
And as the "Oscar" drifted further and further to leeward,
The brave crew tried hard her backward drifting to retard,
But all their efforts proved in vain, for the storm broke out anew,
While the drifting snow hid her from the spectators' view.
"The Wreck of the Whaler 'Oscar'" by William Topaz McGonagall
The "Oscar" joined other four ships that were lying in Aberdeen Bay,
All ready to start for Geeenland without delay,
While the hearts of each ship's crew felt light and gay,
But, when the storm burst upon them, it filled their hearts with dismay.
"The Wreck of the Whaler 'Oscar'" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

You may find Oscar-winning actress Diane Keaton in your mailbox this month.
The Daphne Guinness who vacations with Oscar de la Renta at his house in the Dominican Republic.
Move follows Oscar nom announcement.
The unlikely home of Africa's Oscars.
Karen McClintock is bringing 90 pairs of earrings to the Oscars celebrity gift lounge in Hollywood this weekend.
The Oscar-winning director will attend the international television market to talk abut her new TV series "Top of the Lake.".
Oscar winners Holly Hunter and Anna Paquin in Jane Campion 's The Piano (1993).
Music Box Theater's Oscar in the Box is Campy Send-up of all Things Hollywood.
Studios spend millions of dollars a day to convince you that the day their film debuts is the "start of Oscar season".
The 55-year-old View co-host and Oscar winner recently adopted a cat who was thrown out of a moving car on the Verrazano Bridge in NYC last month.
Leading to an Oscar Win.
The Night Before Party A look at the festivities at the annual pre-Oscars bash at the Beverly Hills Hotel that benefits the Motion Picture & Television Fund.
The behind-the-scenes memories of Oscar producer Gil Cates might make a pretty good movie, but it probably wouldn't get one of those golden statuettes — too outlandish.
Photo by Oscar Rivera/AFP Getty Images.
It's adult swim with "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel," already an Oscars contender.
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In science:

Jones and Oscar Vives for sharing their results with us before publication. J.R.E.
Flavour Symmetries and Kahler Operators
Oscar Boykin and Farrokh Vatan. A new proof for the existence of mutually unbiased bases. quantph/0103162, 2001.
On the Information of the Second Moments Between Random Variables Using Mutually Unbiased Bases
Oscar Zariski and Pierre Samuel, Commutative algebra.
Adjoint Computation for Hypersurfaces Using Formal Desingularizations
Dramatic advances in the theory of the s-process have resulted from the efforts of the Torino group, presented by Maurizio Busso and Oscar Straniero.
Summary Talk
Epistolario, documenti, testimonianze (Oscar Mondadori, Milan, 1991, second edition); idem (Di Renzo, Rome, 2002, fourth revised and enlarged edition). B.
Ettore Majorana and his heritage seventy years later
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