Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to song or an ode. See ode.
- Of or pertaining to the hypothetical force or influence called od. See od.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Archaic Of or pertaining to od. See Od.
- ode + -ic (Wiktionary)
“The fact is, that when we consider the correlation of forces, the apparent sympathy of spirit manifestations with electric conditions, the almost revealed mysteries of what may be called the odic force, and the relation of all these phenomena to the nervous system in man, it is not safe to do anything to the nervous system that will --”
“Ki is also the Chi of China, the prana of India, the Ti or Ki of the Hawaiians, and has also been called odic force, orgone, bioplasma and life force.”
“Could it serve to collect, from that great focus of animal heat and nervous energy which is placed in the palm of the human hand, some such latent fluid as that which Reichenbach calls the "odic," and which, according to him, "rushes through and pervades universal Nature"?”
“Reichenbach calls the "odic," and which, according to him, "rushes through and pervades universal Nature"?”
“As a celebration of a glorious goal -- and with its very classical, homoerotic ending -- it reaches directly back to the odic spirit of Pindar:”
“Part of Southey's delight is just such suggestion and negation — underwritten by the displacement of epic or odic pentameter by jaunty tetrameters.”
“Just as one might say that "ah" inheres in as well as preceding the word "Mama," so, in this leading genre of Romanticism, is there always a phantasmal "Oh" embedded in the address of every odic shorthand "O.”
“And when they try to find out what is going on, they suddenly find themselves locked in by the refinery's repeller fence, with a group of nasty-looking soldiers who are reactivating the machines to refine odic force.”
“The news are full of the magical weapon the enemy is using againt Rhonia, a blue fog that drains the odic life force of everything it touches.”
“With this imaginary peri - odic oscillation or trepidation, they connected another supposed cyclic variation.”
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