American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A river, about 724 km (450 mi) long, of south-central Russia flowing westward to join the Irtysh River at Omsk.
- n. Hinduism & Buddhism The supreme and most sacred syllable, consisting in Sanskrit of the three sounds (a), (u), and (m), representing various fundamental triads and believed to be the spoken essence of the universe. It is uttered as a mantra and in affirmations and blessings.
GNU Webster's 1913
- interj. 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. a sacred formula of buddhism (esp. of the Lamaists) translated “O, the Jewel in the Lotus, Amen,” and referring to Amitabha, who is commonly represented as standing or sitting within a lotus.
- Sanskrit om, aum. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Many people think of saying the word Om during meditation, but any word would work.”
“Never chant the word Om within the mind, as it creates a more reclusive energynot one you want for finding the man of your dreams.”
“Unto them that enquired about what is highly beneficial, the holy one uttered only the word Om, which is Brahman in one syllable.”
“The title of Calagna's new sound is based on the Sanskrit word "Om," representing Source, God or Light.”
“Alternatively, the word Om which is written as Um conforming to the weeping of a child or the lingering sound of a bell might be the right clue.”
“Much that pawed between us I shall not relate, though the Lady Om is dear dust these centuries.”
“The buildout in undersea optical cables should be viewed as a good thing, especially if Om is correct when he points out that network growth often presages an economic boom.”
“Om, is the vid of the interview online anywhere, yet?”
“Om is right to be skeptical of WiMAX, especially since two equipment vendors Nortel and Alcatel-Lucent have respectively halted and reduced their WiMAX business lines.”
“Om Malik writer and founder of tech blog Giga Om is scathing about this model ...”
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