ossa ossa  /ˈɑ sə/

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):

  • On his tomb, he ordered the inscription: "Ingrata patria, ne ossa quidem habebis Ungrateful fatherland, you shall not have even my bones.

News

  • OSSAA addresses concerns about transparency

    Editor’s note: Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association has come under criticism for its handling and decision making in recent matters including the Class A state baseball tournament which was delayed for one month when a team (Wright City) was declared inelgible and the OSSAA’s decision was challenged in court.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Enid News & Eagle

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