/od, ohd/, n.
a hypothetical force formerly held to pervade all nature and to manifest itself in magnetism, mesmerism, chemical action, etc.
Also, odyl, odyle.
[1840-50; arbitrary name coined by Karl von Reichenbach (1788-1869), German scientist]
1. on demand.
2. outside diameter.
3. outside dimensions.
4. overdraft.
5. overdrawn.

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Universalium. 2010.


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