olé

[oh-ley]
interjection
1.
(used as a shout of approval, triumph, or encouragement).
noun
2.
a cry of “olé.”

Origin:
< Spanish (h)ole, probably of expressive orig.

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ole-

variant of oleo- before a vowel: oleiferous.

-ole

1
a suffix found in French loanwords of Latin origin, usually diminutives, and later in adaptations of words borrowed directly from Latin or in Neo-Latin coinages: areole; centriole; vacuole.

Origin:
< French < Latin -olus, -ola, -olum, variant of -ulus -ule with stems ending in a vowel

-ole

2
a suffix used in names of chemical compounds, especially five-membered, unsaturated rings (carbazole; indole; thiazole ) and, less systematically, aromatic ethers (anisole; safrole ).
Also, -ol2.


Origin:
< French < Latin oleum oil

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olé (əʊˈleɪ)
 
interj
1.  an exclamation of approval or encouragement customary at bullfights, flamenco dancing, and other Spanish or Latin American events
 
n
2.  a cry of olé
 
[Spanish, from Arabic wa-llāh, from wa and + allāh God]

OLE
 
abbreviation for
object linking and embedding: a system for linking and embedding data, images, and programs from different sources

-ole or -ol1
 
n combining form
1.  denoting an organic unsaturated compound containing a 5-membered ring: thiazole
2.  denoting an aromatic organic ether: anisole
 
[from Latin oleum oil, from Greek elaion, from elaia olive]
 
-ol or -ol1
 
n combining form
 
[from Latin oleum oil, from Greek elaion, from elaia olive]

-ole2
 
suffix
indicating something small: arteriole
 
[from Latin -olus, diminutive suffix]

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ole
1922, from Sp. olé "bravo!"
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-ole or -ol
suff.

  1. A usually heterocyclic chemical compound containing a five-membered ring: pyrrole.

  2. A chemical compound, especially an ether, that does not contain hydroxyl: indole.

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OLE definition


Object Linking and Embedding

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OLE
object linking and embedding
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The degree was presented to her on stage at the grand ole opry.
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