Om

Om

[awm]
noun Hinduism.
a mantric word thought to be a complete expression of Brahman and interpreted as having three sounds representing Brahma or creation, Vishnu or preservation, and Siva or destruction, or as consisting of the same three sounds, representing waking, dreams, and deep sleep, along with the following silence, which is fulfillment.
Also, Aum.


Origin:
1780–90; < Sanskrit

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Om.

O.M.

British.
Order of Merit.
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om
 
the internet domain name for
Oman

Om (əʊm)
 
n
Hinduism a sacred syllable typifying the three gods Brahma, Vishnu, and Siva, who are concerned in the threefold operation of integration, maintenance, and disintegration
 
[from Sanskrit]

OM
 
abbreviation for
1.  Order of Merit (a Brit title)
 
symbol for
2.  currency (the former) Ostmark

OM
 
abbreviation for
Oman (international car registration)

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om
mystical word in Hinduism, Buddhism; an utterance of assent, 1788.
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Computing Dictionary

om definition

networking
The country code for Oman.
(1999-01-27)

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Abbreviations & Acronyms
om
Oromo
OM
  1. Order of Merit

  2. Oriental male

  3. otitis media

  4. outcomes management

Om.
Oman
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