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Os·car1 / ˈäskər/ • n. trademark the nickname for one of the golden statuettes given as an Academy Award. ∎  (the Oscars) the annual presentation of the Academy Awards. Os·car2 • n. a code word representing the letter O, used in radio communication.

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Oscar

Oscar the nickname (a trademark in the US) for a gold statuette given as an Academy award. One of the several speculative stories of its origin claims that the statuette reminded Margaret Herrick, an executive director of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, of her uncle Oscar.

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Oscar

Oscar (officially Academy Award) Prize awarded annually for services to the cinema by the US Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The gold-plated bronze statuettes stand 25cm (13.5in) high, and are reputed to have been nicknamed after the Academy librarian's uncle Oscar.

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os·car / ˈäskər/ (also oscar cichlid) • n. a South American cichlid fish with velvety brown young and multicolored adults, popular in aquariums. • Astronotus ocellatus, family Cichlidae. Alternative name: velvet cichlid.

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Oscar

Oscarbalalaika, biker, duiker, Formica, hiker, mica, pica, pika, piker, striker •blocker, chocker, docker, Fokker, interlocker, knocker, locker, mocha, mocker, ocker, quokka, rocker, saltimbocca, shocker, soccer, stocker •vodka • polka •concha, conker, conquer, Dzongkha, plonker, stonker •Oscar • Kotka • Knickerbocker •footlocker •caulker (US calker), corker, hawker, Lorca, Majorca, Minorca, orca, porker, squawker, stalker, talker, walker, yorker •deerstalker • jaywalker • sleepwalker •streetwalker • hillwalker •shopwalker •Asoka, broker, carioca, choker, coca, croaker, evoker, invoker, joker, mediocre, ochre (US ocher), poker, provoker, revoker, Rioja, smoker, soaker, soca, Stoker, tapioca •judoka • shipbroker • stockbroker •pawnbroker • troika

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OSCAR

OSCAR (ˈɒskə) Orbital Satellites Carrying Amateur Radio
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