Om

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • interj. & n Om A mystic syllable or ejaculation used by Hindus and Buddhists in religious rites, -- orig. among the Hindus an exclamation of assent, like Amen, then an invocation, and later a symbol of the trinity formed by Vishnu Siva, and Brahma.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n om A combination of letters invested with peculiar sanctity both in the Hindu religions and in Buddhism. It first appears as an exclamation of solemn assent. Afterward it formed the auspicious word with which the Brahmans had to begin and end every sacred duty; and latterly it came to be regarded as a symbol representing the names of the Hindu trinity.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Skr. ōm,

Usage

In literature:

He dawn't like gal; he run f'om 'em like dog from yalla-jacket.
"Bonaventure" by George Washington Cable
I don't owe a cent, an' dis yeah my boy gwine graduate f'om de school.
"The heart of happy hollow" by Paul Laurence Dunbar
Yes'm, I'se got sw-e-et straw-ber'ies des f'om de coun-try!
"Virginia" by Ellen Glasgow
Omphalia (Om-pha'li-a), 100. campanella (cam-pa-nel'la), 101, 254, pl.
"Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc." by George Francis Atkinson
Swed om same meaning; Dak om with, used with plural object only.
"The Dakotan Languages, and Their Relations to Other Languages" by Andrew Woods Williamson
The next morning the performance was repeated, Om-pah (the Elk), saying that his importunities would certainly be heard.
"Seven and Nine years Among the Camanches and Apaches" by Edwin Eastman
Tain't fur f'om here.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States, From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
As they say, 'A nod is juz as good as a kick f'om a bline hoss.
"Dr. Sevier" by George W. Cable
It moughty near got clean 'way f'om me, 'cause of dat boy's foolishness.
"The Corner House Girls Growing Up" by Grace Brooks Hill
Young folks may be a change f'om me.
"Strangers and Wayfarers" by Sarah Orne Jewett
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In poetry:

Een stille dag is om mij heen
en in mij is het leven flauw,
ik voel de angst des wezens nauw
en ben in mijne vrede alleen.
" In Gedempten Toon" by Jan Hendrik Leopold
Zeker is de Kunst oneindig,
Maar de Tijd vliegt spoedig om:
't Harte slaat zijn eigen lijkmarsch
Als een overfloerste trom.
"Een Psalm Des Levens" by Jan Jakob Lodewijk ten Kate
"Thou art," Thou art" the Soul of souls
In the rushing stream of life.
"Om tat sat om." Thou art my God,
My love, I am thine, I am thine.
"Quest For God" by Swami Vivekananda
Als je ver afzit in de kring
--lamp heeft zich over ons verwonderd:
opspringende vond zij
blijde zonnen om haar:
onze gezichten!--
warm bebroeden je mijn ogen.
"Slaap" by Weis Moens
So w'en Chrismus come an' mastah gin a frolic on de lawn,
Did n't 'sprise me not de littlest seein' Lucy lookin' on.
An' I seed a wa'nin' lightnin' go a-flashin' f'om huh eye
Jest ez 'Lishy an' his new gal went a-gallivantin' by.
"How Lucy Backslid" by Paul Laurence Dunbar
All de women was a-cryin', an' de men, too, on de sly,
An' I noticed somep'n shinin' even in ol' Mastah's eye.
But we all stood still to listen ez ol' Ben come f'om de crowd
An' spoke up, a-try'n' to steady down his voice and mek it loud:--
"Chrismus On The Plantation" by Paul Laurence Dunbar

In news:

OM Cocktails launched US Department of Agriculture (USDA) certified organic OM Wild Cranberry & Blood Orange ready-to-serve cocktails.
OMS Chargers nip LMS in title game.
OMS teams fall to Senatobia.
Buchanan turning into OM pitch man.
OM Recruits feeling at home in Oxford.
Rebels try to impress scouts at OM Pro Day.
Wiggins Era officially begins at OM.
Four juveniles arrested after a fight at OMS.
OMS secures playoff seeding, sweeps LMS.
UGA rout a return to reality for OM Rebs.
OMS sweeps South Panola on the road.
OM Rebels look to play better at No.
Hallam's big game lifts OMS to win.
OM's Frizzell anxious to get back on the court.
OM's Wallace held out of practice.
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In science:

Compactification of OM theory on a Magnetic Circle 5.1.
OM Theory in Diverse Dimensions
In subsequent sections we will study OM theory compactified on various circles.
OM Theory in Diverse Dimensions
OM worldvolume, is related to φM by ΦM ∼ φM R .
OM Theory in Diverse Dimensions
OM-theory is defined as the limit of this system.
S-Duality from OM-Theory
Now we can define OM-theory by the limit Mp → ∞ with Meff fixed.
S-Duality from OM-Theory
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