ora ora  /ˈɔ rə/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a mouth or mouthlike opening
  2. (n) a hard brittle blue-grey or blue-black metallic element that is one of the platinum metals; the heaviest metal known
  3. (n) (computer science) software that controls the execution of computer programs and may provide various services
  4. (n) the left eye
  5. (n) rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates

Usage(s):

  1. Glen Ora is decorated in manored elegance: Louis XV and Regency chairs in the drawing room, a Duncan Phyfe table and Hepplewhite chairs in the dining room.
  2. Va' fuori d'Italia, va' fuori, ch' l'ora, Va' fuori d'Italia, va' fuori, stranier! Thus, prophetically, did the passionate choruses.

News

  1. Obituary: 'Grandma Ora' Rakestraw, 94, tutored at Sacramento's Woodridge school

    Ora Rakestraw, a beloved classroom volunteer who spent 35 years improving learning and life for Sacramento schoolchildren, died May 31 after a recent stroke, her family said. She was 94.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Sacramento Bee

  2. Pop Star Turned Designer Muse: 3.1 Phillip Lim Names New Boot After Rita Ora

    Rita Ora's penchant for quirky fashion is making her a stylist's dream. She's not afraid to step out in the wackiest styles, and she's gorgeous enough to pull off glam like a pro! As she continues to rise up the charts, the pop star just got some major fashion bragging rights. 3.1 Phillip Lim has debuted the "ORA"... More »
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Atlanta Post

  3. Cara Delevingne and Rita Ora to (Maybe) Team Up on Fashion Label, Jason Wu's New Gig, and More!

    (Bauer Griffin) Celebrity fashion collab alert : Cara Delevingne and Rita Ora are reportedly teaming up on a line for Topshop, with the help of their friend, Topshop heiress Chloe Green. [Refinery29] Jason Wu just added another bullet point to his resume. The designer will show his first collection for Hugo Boss at New York Fashion Week in February of next year. [Reuters] Here is Cindy Crawford ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: StyleBistro

Quotes

  1. "With all due respect to the vice president, these are the kind of things you can get away with if you are a United States Senator, ora backbencher in the US House of Representatives," Rove said. "You should not exaggerate and lie like this...
    on Apr 9, 2009 By: Karl Rove Source: FOXNews

  2. Simply saying "Kia Ora bro" on television does not make it Maori programming, Maori Party co-leader Pita Sharples said.
    on May 23, 2007 By: Pita Sharples Source: Stuff.co.nz

  3. Asked if the Budget figure would be sizeable, Mr Key said: "It's a reasonable commitment, but I think the point is it's building up over time. Some aspects of it [the task force report] will be picked up in the final rollout of Whanau Ora, others...
    on Apr 7, 2010 By: John Key Source: Stuff.co.nz

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/ɪn ˈfæ tʃu ˌeɪ tɪd /