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oaf {n} /oʊf/ (imbecile) :: imbecille {m} {f}
oak {n} /oʊk/ (tree or shrub of the genus Quercus) :: quercia {f}, [Quercus robur] farnia {f}
oak {n} (wood) :: rovere {m} {f}, legno di quercia {m}
oak {n} :: quercia {f} (English oak) farnia {f}, rovere {m} {f}
oak tree {n} (tree or shrub of the genus Quercus) SEE: oak ::
oakwood {n} (wood populated with oaks) :: querceto {m}, rovereto {m}, [uncommon] querceta {f}
oar {n} /ɔɹ/ (implement used to row a boat) :: remo {m}
oar {v} (row) SEE: row ::
oarfish {n} (fish of the family Regalecidae) :: pesce remo {m}
oarlock {n} (device to hold oars in place) :: scalmo {m}
oarsman {n} (man who rows a boat) :: rematore {m}, rematrice {f}
oasis {n} /oʊˈeɪsɪs/ (well surrounded by fertile region) :: oasi {f}
oat {n} /əʊt/ (a widely cultivated cereal grass) :: avena {f}
oat {n} (seeds of the oat) SEE: oats ::
oath {n} (curse) SEE: curse ::
oath {n} /ˈoʊθ/ (solemn pledge) :: giuramento {m}
oath {n} (affirmed statement) :: giuramento {m}
oath {n} (profanity) :: bestemmia {f}
oath {v} (to pledge) :: giurare
oat milk {n} (milky liquid from oats) :: latte d'avena {m}
oats {n} (seeds of an oat plant) :: avena {f}
Obadiah {prop} /ˌoʊbəˈdaɪə/ (book of the Old Testament) :: Obadia {m}
obbligato {n} /ɒblɪˈɡɑːtəʊ/ (obbligato section) :: obbligato
obcordate {adj} (botany: of a reversed cordate shape) :: obcordato
obedience {n} /ə(ʊ)ˈbiːdɪəns/ (quality of being obedient) :: obbedienza {f}
obedient {adj} (willing to comply with commands) :: ubbidiente
obelisk {n} (A tall, square, tapered, stone monolith topped with a pyramidal point) :: obelisco {m}
Oberon {prop} (moon of Uranus) :: Oberon
obese {adj} /oʊˈbis/ (extremely overweight) :: obeso corpulento {m}
obesity {n} (act or state of being obese) :: obesità
obey {v} /oʊˈbeɪ/ (to do as ordered by) :: obbedire, ubbidire
obfuscate {v} /ˈɑːbfʌskeɪt/ (make dark) :: ottenebrare, offuscare
obfuscate {v} (make confusing) :: offuscare, ottenebrare
object {n} /ˈɑb.d͡ʒɛkt/ (thing) :: oggetto {m}
object {n} (in grammar) :: oggetto {m}
object {n} (person or thing to which an emotion is directed) :: oggetto {m}
object {n} (in object-oriented programming) :: oggetto {m}
object {v} (disagree with something or someone) :: obiettare, eccepire, contestare
objection {n} /əbˈdʒɛkʃən/ (act of objecting) :: obiezione {f}
objection {n} (statement expressing opposition) :: obiezione {f}
objection {n} (official protest raised in a court of law) :: obiezione {f}
objective {adj} /əbˈd͡ʒɛk.tɪv/ (relating to a material object) :: oggettivo {m}, obiettivo {m}
objective {adj} (not influenced by emotions) :: obiettivo, oggettivo
objective {adj} (based on observed fact) :: obiettivo
objective {n} (material object) :: obiettivo {m}
objective {n} (goal) :: obbiettivo {m}, obiettivo {m}
objective {n} (lens) :: obiettivo {m}
object-oriented programming {n} (programming paradigm that uses objects to design application and computer programs) :: programmazione orientata agli oggetti {f}
objet d'art {n} /ˌɒbʒeɪ ˈdɑː(ɹ)/ (work of art) :: oggettino {m}
objurgate {v} (To rebuke or scold strongly) :: obiurgare
oblanceolate {adj} (of a reversed lanceolate shape) :: oblanceolato
oblast {n} /ˈɒbləst/ (region or province) :: oblast'
oblation {n} /oʊˈbleɪʃən/ (the offering to a deity) :: oblazione {f}
oblationary {n} (deacon who receives oblations) :: oblazionario {m}
obligation {n} /ɑb.ləˈɡeɪ.ʃən/ :: obbligo {m}
obligatory {adj} /əˈblɪɡətɔɹi/ (binding) :: obbligatorio {m}
obligatory {adj} :: obbligatorio
obliged {adj} /əˈblaɪdʒd/ (Under an obligation to do something for someone) :: obligato
oblique {adj} /əˈbliːk/ (not erect or perpendicular) :: obliquo
oblique {adj} (not straightforward; indirect; obscure; hence, disingenuous; underhand; perverse; sinister) :: obliquo
oblique case {n} (any noun case except the nominative (and vocative)) :: caso obliquo {m}
obliquity {n} (quality of being obscure) SEE: obscurity ::
obliterate {v} /əbˈlɪtəɹeɪt/ (to remove completely, leaving no trace; to wipe out; to destroy) :: obliterare, annullare, spazzare
oblivion {n} /əˈblɪvɪən/ (state of forgetfulness or distraction) :: oblio {m}
oblivion {n} (a state of nothingness) :: oblio {m}
oblivion {n} :: oblio
oblivious {adj} /əˈblɪvi.əs/ (unaware) :: inconsapevole, ignaro
obnoxious {adj} /əbˈnɑkʃəs/ (offensive, very annoying) :: odioso, detestabile, ripugnante
obnubilation {n} /ɒbnjuːbɪˈleɪʃən/ :: obnubilazione {f}
oboe {n} /ˈoʊboʊ/ (wind instrument) :: oboe {m}
oboe d'amore {n} /ˌoʊboʊ dɑˈmɔɹeɪ/ (instrument of the oboe family) :: oboe d'amore {m}
oboist {n} (performer on the oboe) :: oboista
obolus {n} (silver coin) :: obolo {m}
obovate {adj} (shaped like an egg) :: obovato
obscene {adj} /əbˈsin/ (offensive to current standards of decency or morality) :: osceno, laido, disdicevole, immorale, indecente, sconcio
obscenity {n} (something that is obscene) :: oscenità {f}, turpiloquio {m}
obscure {adj} /əbˈskjʊɚ/ (dark, faint or indistinct) :: oscuro
obscure {adj} (hidden, out of sight or inconspicuous) :: nascosto {m}, oscurato {m}
obscure {adj} (difficult to understand) :: confuso {m}, poco chiaro {m}, vago {m}, indistinto {m}
obscurity {n} (darkness; the absence of light) :: oscurità {f}
obsequiousness {n} (the quality of being obsequious) :: cortigianeria {f}, ossequiosità {f}
observability {n} (state of being observable) :: osservabilità {f}
observance {n} (the custom of celebrating a holiday) :: giorno festivo {m}
observation {n} /ˌɒbzəˈveɪʃən/ (recording an event; the record of such noting) :: osservazione
observation wheel {n} (Ferris wheel) SEE: Ferris wheel ::
observatory {n} /əbˈzəɹvətɔɹi/ (place where celestial bodies or natural phenomena are observed) :: osservatorio {m}
observe {v} /əbˈzɝv/ (to notice, to watch) :: osservare
observe {v} (to follow) :: osservare
observe {v} (to comment) :: osservare
observe {v} (to observe) SEE: notice ::
observer {n} /əbˈzɝvɚ/ (one who makes observations, monitors or takes notice) :: osservatore
obsession {n} /əbˈsɛʃən/ (compulsive or irrational preoccupation) :: ossessione
obsession {n} (unhealthy fixation) :: fissa {f}
obsession {n} :: ossessione
obsessive-compulsive disorder {n} (form of anxiety) :: disturbo ossessivo-compulsivo {m}
obsessively {adv} (obsessively) :: ossessivamente 1, 2
obsidian {n} /ˌɑbˈsɪdi.ən/ (a type of black glass produced by volcanoes) :: ossidiana {f}
obsolescence {n} /ˌɑb.səˈlɛ.səns/ (state) :: obsolescenza {f}
obsolete {adj} /ɑbsəˈliːt/ (no longer in use) :: obsoleto, in disuso
obstacle {n} /ˈɒbstəkl/ (something that impedes, stands in the way of, or holds up progress) :: ostacolo {m}, inciampo {m}
obstinate {adj} /ˈɑb.stə.nət/ (adhering to an opinion, purpose, or course, usually unreasonably) :: ostinato, pertinace
obstruct {v} /əbˈstɹʌkt/ (To block or fill (a passage)) :: ostruire
obstruct {v} (To impede, retard, or interfere with) :: ostacolare
obstruct {v} (To get in the way of so as to hide from sight) :: ostruire
obstructive {adj} (causing obstructions) :: ostruttivo
obtain {v} /əbˈteɪn/ (to get hold of, acquire) :: ottenere
obtain {v} (to hold, possess) :: avere
obtain {v} (to succeed) :: riuscire
obtain {v} (to be the case, hold true) :: stabilirsi
obtainable {adj} (capable of being obtained) :: ottenibile
obtuse {adj} /əbˈtjuːs/ (intellectually dull) :: ottuso
obtuse {adj} (of a triangle) SEE: obtuse-angled ::
obtuse angle {n} (angle that is greater than 90 degrees and less than 180 degrees) :: angolo ottuso {m}
obtuse-angled {adj} (of a triangle) :: ottusangolo
obtuse-angled triangle {n} (obtuse triangle) SEE: obtuse triangle ::
obtuse triangle {n} (triangle with an obtuse angle) :: triangolo ottusangolo
obverse {adj} (turned or facing toward the observer) :: dritto
obverse {adj} (corresponding; complementary) :: opposto
obverse {n} (the heads side of a coin, or the side of a medal or badge that has the principal) :: dritto {m}, testa {f}, lato principale {m}, faccia anteriore {f}
obviate {v} /ˈɑbviˌeɪt/ (to bypass a requirement) :: ovviare
obvious {adj} /ˈɑ(b).vi.əs/ (easily discovered or understood; self-explanatory) :: ovvio
obviously {adv} /ˈɑ(b).vi.əs.li/ (in an obvious manner; clearly apparent) :: ovviamente
obviousness {n} (characteristic of being obvious) :: ovvietà {f}
Obwalden {prop} (a canton of Switzerland) :: Canton Obvaldo
ocarina {n} /ɑkəˈɹinə/ (a musical instrument) :: ocarina {f}
ocarinist {n} (player of ocarina) :: ocarinista {m} {f}
Occam's razor {prop} (both principles) :: rasoio di Occam {m}
occasion {n} /əˈkeɪʒən/ (favorable opportunity) :: occasione {f}
occasion {n} (occurrence or incident) SEE: occurrence ::
occasional {adj} /əˈkeɪʒənəl/ (limited to certain occasions; not very often) :: occasionale
occasional table {n} (small table having no particular function) :: tavolino {m}
occident {n} /ˈɒksɪdənt/ (part of the horizon where the sun last appears in the evening; that part of the earth towards the sunset; the west) :: occidente {m}
occipitalis {n} (muscle of the head) :: occipitale {m}, muscolo occipitale
occipitofrontal {adj} (of or pertaining to the occipitofrontalis muscle) :: occipitofrontale
occipitofrontalis {n} (muscle) :: occipitofrontale {m}, muscolo occipitofrontale {m}
Occitan {prop} /ˈɑksəˌtæn/ (the Romance language) :: occitano {m}
Occitania {prop} (Occitania) :: Occitania {f}
occlusal {adj} :: occlusale
occlusive {n} (plosive) SEE: plosive ::
occult {v} /əˈkʌlt/ (to cover) :: occultare
occult {adj} (secret; hidden from general knowledge; undetected) :: latente, celato, recondito, nascosto
occult {adj} (related to the occult) :: occulto {m}
occult {adj} (esoteric) :: esoterico
occult {n} (supernatural affairs) :: occulto {m}, occultismo
occultation {n} /ˌɒkəlˈteɪʃ(ə)n/ (astronomical event) :: occultazione {f}
occultistic {adj} :: occultistico
occupation {n} /ɑkjʊˈpeɪʃən/ (activity or task with which one occupies oneself) :: occupazione {f}
occupation {n} (act, process or state of possessing a place) :: occupazione {f}
occupation {n} (control of a country or region by a hostile army) :: occupazione {f}
occupational hazard {n} (an unpleasant, inconvenient, or unusual circumstance which occurs or is likely to occur during the course of one's employment) :: rischio del mestiere
occupational health and safety {n} (activity to promote health and safety in workplace) :: sicurezza sul lavoro {f}
occupational safety and health {n} (activity to promote safety in workplace) :: sicurezza sul lavoro {f}
occupied {adj} /ˈɑkjəpaɪd/ (reserved) :: occupato
occupied {adj} (militarily subjugated) :: occupato
occupier {n} (one who occupies) :: occupante
occupy {v} (to occupy) SEE: consume ::
occupy {v} /ˈɑkjəpaɪ/ (reside in) :: occupare
occurrence {n} /əˈkɝəns/ (actual instance where a situation arises) :: occorrenza {f}
ocean {n} /ˈoʊ.ʃən/ (one of the large bodies of water) :: oceano {m}
Oceania {prop} /ˌəʊ.ʃiˈɑː.nɪə/ (geographical region) :: Oceania {f}
oceanographer {n} /ˌoʃəˈnɑɡɹəfəɹ/ (person who studies oceanography, the science of oceans) :: oceanografo {m}
oceanographic {adj} /ˌoʃənəˈɡɹæfɪk/ (relating to oceanography) :: oceanografico
oceanographical {adj} (oceanographical) SEE: oceanographic ::
oceanography {n} /ˌoʊʃəˈnɑɡɹəfi/ (oceanic exploration and study) :: oceanografia {f}, oceanologia {f}
oceanology {n} (oceanography) SEE: oceanography ::
ocelot {n} /ˈɑːsəlɑːt/ (feline carnivore) :: ocelot {m}, ocelotto {m}, ozelot {m}, gattopardo americano {m}
ochlocracy {n} /ɒkˈlɒkɹəsi/ (government by the masses) :: oclocrazia {f}
ochlology {n} (psychology of crowds) :: oclologia {f}
ochre {n} /ˈoʊkɚ/ (yellowish-orange colour) :: ocra {f}
Ocicat {n} :: gatto Ocicat
o'clock {adv} /əˈklɑk/ (indication of time (the translations below are of "one o’clock")) :: l'una {f} (in punto)
o'clock {adv} (the translations below are of "at one o’clock") :: all'una (in punto)
octachoron {n} (four-dimensional object) :: ipertetraedro {m}
octagon {n} /ˈɒk.tə.ɡɒn/ (polygon with eight sides and eight angles) :: ottagono {m}
octamer {n} (oligomer having eight subunits) :: ottamero {m}
octameter {n} (A line of verse) :: ottametro {m}
octane {n} /ˈɒk.teɪn/ (isomeric aliphatic hydrocarbons) :: ottano {m}
octane number {n} (measure of the antiknock properties of an automobile fuel) :: numero di ottano {m}
octastyle {adj} (having eight columns in the front row) :: octastilo
Octavia {prop} (female given name) :: Ottavia
Octavius {prop} /ɒkˈteɪvɪəs/ (male given name) :: Ottavio
octet {n} (byte of eight bits) SEE: byte ::
octillion {num} /ɒkˈtɪl.iː.ən/ (a thousand trillion trillion, 1027) :: quatriliardo
octobass {n} (large double bass) :: ottobasso {m}
October {prop} /ɑkˈtoʊbəɹ/ (tenth month of the Gregorian calendar) :: ottobre {m}
octogen {n} :: ottogene {m}
octonion {n} (nonassociative extension of a quaternion) :: ottonione {m}, ottetto {m}
octopus {n} /ˈɑːkt.ə.pʊs/ (mollusc) :: piovra {f}, polpo {m}, ottopode
octothorpe {n} (octothorpe) SEE: hash ::
octroy {v} (to grant a privilege) :: ottriare
octuple {v} /ɒkˈtuː.pəl/ (multiply by eight) :: ottuplicare
ocular {adj} (seen by the eye) SEE: visual ::
ocular {adj} /ˈɑ.kjə.lɚ/ (of or relating to the eye) :: oculare
oculiform {adj} (having the shape of an eye) :: oculiforme
oculist {n} (optometrist) SEE: optometrist ::
oculist {n} (ophthalmologist) SEE: ophthalmologist ::
oculomotion {n} (faculty of movement of the eye) :: oculomozione {f}
oculomotor {adj} :: oculomotore
oculorhinitis {n} :: oculorinite {f}
odalisque {n} /ˈoʊdlɪsk/ (a female harem slave) :: odalisca {f}
odd {adj} /ɑd/ (not having a mate) :: spaiato
odd {adj} (strange) :: strano, strambo
odd {adj} (not divisible by two) :: dispari, caffo
odd {adj} (casual, irregular) :: occasionale, irregolare, casuale, mordi e fuggi
odd {adj} (about) :: circa, all'incirca, a occhio e croce, approssimativamente
oddball {n} /ˈɑːdˌbɔl/ (eccentric person) :: sagoma {f}, tomo {m}
oddity {n} (strangeness) :: stranezza {f}
odd job {n} (temporary job) :: lavoro occasionale {m}
oddness {n} (the state or quality of being odd) :: originalità {f}, bizzarria {f}, stranezza {f}, stramberia {f}, bislaccheria {f}
odds {n} (the ratio of the probabilities of an event happening to that of it not happening) :: possibilità {f-p}
odds and ends {n} (miscellaneous things) :: cianfrusaglie {f-p}
ode {n} /oʊd/ (a short poetical composition) :: ode {f}
Oder {prop} (river) :: Oder {m}
Odessite {adj} :: odessita
Odessite {n} :: odessita {m} {f}
Odin {prop} /oʊdɪn/ (in Norse mythology, the supreme god) :: Odino
Odinic {adj} /əʊˈdɪnɪk/ (of or pertaining to Odin) :: odinico
odometer {n} /oʊˈdɑːmətɚ/ (instrument attached to the wheel) :: contachilometri {m}
odontalgic {adj} (pertaining to odontalgia) :: odontalgico
odontalgic {n} (toothache remedy) :: odontalgico {m}
odonto- {prefix} (tooth) :: odonto-
odontoblast {n} :: odontoblasto {m}
odontogenesis {n} (formation and development of teeth) :: odontogenesi {f}
odontolith {n} (dental tartar) :: odontolito {m}
odontopathy {n} (disease that affects the teeth) :: odontopatia {f}
odor {n} (any smell) SEE: odour ::
odoriferous {adj} (having an odor) SEE: odorous ::
odorization {n} (addition of an odorant to a gas) :: odorizzazione {f}
odorless {adj} /əʊdələs/ (having no odor) :: inodore {m} {f}
odorous {adj} (having distinctive odour) :: odoroso {m}
odour {n} /ˈoʊdəɹ/ (Any smell, whether fragrant or offensive; scent; perfume) :: odore {m}
odourless {adj} (odourless) SEE: odorless ::
odynometer {n} :: odinometro {m}
odynophobia {n} (fear of pain) :: odinofobia {f}
Odyssey {prop} /ˈɒ.də.si/ (epic poem describing the journey of Odysseus) :: Odissea {f}
oedema {n} (edema) SEE: edema ::
Oedipus {prop} /ˈiːdɪpəs/ (son of Laius and Jocasta) :: Edipo {m}
oeno- {prefix} (forms terms relating to wine) :: eno-
oenochoe {n} (Greek jug) :: oinochoe {m}
oenological {adj} (of or pertaining to oenology, the study of wine) :: enologico
oenologist {n} (an expert in the science of oenology) :: enologo {m}, enologa {f}
oenology {n} /iˈnɑlədʒi/ (scientific study of wines) :: enologia {f}
oenophile {n} /iː.nəʊ.faɪl/ (wine-lover) :: enofilo {m}
oesophageal {adj} (of or pertaining to the oesophagus) :: esofageo
oesophagectomy {n} (removal of all or part of the esophagus) :: esofagectomia {f}
oesophagus {n} /ɪˈsɑfəɡəs/ (the tube that carries food from the pharynx to the stomach) :: esofago {m}
oeuvre {n} /ˈɜːvɹə/ (work of art) :: opera
of {prep} /ʌv/ (containing, comprising or made from) :: di
of {prep} (introducing subject matter) :: di
of {prep} (possessive genitive: belonging to) :: di
of age {prep} (old enough to be considered an adult) :: maggiorenne
of color {adj} (of a race other than white (euphemistic)) :: di colore
of course {adv} (naturally) :: certo, per forza, naturalmente, senz'altro
of course {adv} (indication of enthusiastic agreement) :: certo
off {adj} /ɔf/ (inoperative, disabled) :: spento
off {adj} (rotten) :: putrido
offal {n} (dead body) SEE: corpse ::
offal {n} (refuse) SEE: refuse ::
offal {n} /ˈɔfl̩/ (animal's organs as food) :: frattaglie {f-p}
offal {n} (carrion) SEE: carrion ::
offend {v} (sin) SEE: sin ::
offend {v} /əˈfɛnd/ (to hurt the feelings) :: offendere
offend {v} :: offendere
offender {n} (a person who commits an offense against the law) :: contravventore {m}, corrigendo {m} [young]
offensive {adj} /ˈɔˌfɛnsɪv/ (team sports: having to do with play directed at scoring) :: offensivo
offensive {n} (posture of attack) :: offensiva {f}
offer {n} /ˈɔfɚ/ (proposal) :: offerta {f}
offer {n} :: offerta {f}
offer {v} (propose) :: offrire
offer {v} :: offrire, presentare, proporre
offertory {n} /ˈɑfəɹˌtɔɹi/ (the offering of sacremental bread and wine to God during a church service) :: offertorio {m}
offertory {n} (music sung or played during the offertory of a church service) :: offertorio {m}
off guard {prep} (unprepared) :: alla sprovvista
office {n} /ˈɔfɪs/ (room(s) or building used for non-manual work) :: ufficio {m}
officer {n} /ˈɔfɪsɚ/ (one who has a position of authority in a hierarchical organization) :: funzionario {m}
officer {n} (contraction of the term "commissioned officer") :: ufficiale {m} {f}
officer {n} :: agente {m}, ufficiale
official {adj} /əˈfɪʃəl/ (of or pertaining to an office or public trust) :: ufficiale
official {adj} (derived from the proper office) :: ufficiale
official {adj} (approved by authority) :: ufficiale
official {adj} (relating to an office; especially, to a subordinate executive officer or attendant) :: ufficiale
official {n} (office holder invested with powers and authorities) :: funzionario {m}
officialese {n} (bureaucratese) SEE: bureaucratese ::
offload {v} /ˌɑfˈloʊd/ (to unload) :: scaricare
offload {v} (to get rid of things) :: rifilare
offset {n} /ˈɑf.sɛt/ (countertrade arrangement) :: contropartita {f}
offset {n} (time at which something begins) :: inizio {m}
offset {n} (offset printing) :: stampa in offset {f}
offset {n} (distance by which one thing is out of alignment with another) :: discrepanza {f}, discrepanze {p}
offset {v} (to compensate for something) :: compensare, controbilanciare
offshoot {n} :: derivato; discendente, sfilato, separato
offshore {adv} (away from the shore) :: al largo
offshore {adv} (at some distance from the shore) :: al largo
offside {n} (offside play) :: fuorigioco
offside trap {n} (defensive play) :: trappola del fuorigioco
offspring {n} /ˈɔfspɹɪŋ/ (singular offspring (male, female or sex unspecified)) :: discendente {m} {f}, figlio {m}, figlia {f}
offspring {n} (plural or collective offspring (only males, only females, both sexes or sex unspecified)) :: discendenti {m-p} {f-p}, prole {f}
off the mark {prep} (inaccurate) :: inappropriato
off the rails {prep} (in an abnormal manner) :: fuori dai gangheri
off-the-record {adj} (unofficial) :: ufficioso
off-the-record {adj} (secret) :: segreto
off-the-record {adv} (unofficially) :: ufficiosamente
off-the-record {adv} (secretly) :: segretamente
off-the-wall {adj} (Wildly unconventional; bizarre; absurd) :: Fuori dalle righe
of late {prep} (recently) :: di recente
of record {prep} (authoritative) SEE: authoritative ::
often {adv} /ˈɔfn̩/ (frequently, many times) :: spesso, sovente
oftenly {adv} (often) SEE: often ::
oganesson {n} /oʊ.ɡəˈnɛsɒn/ (chemical element with atomic number 118) :: oganesson {m}
oghamic {adj} (in, of, or pertaining to Ogham) :: ogamico
ogive {n} /ˈoʊɡaɪv/ (nose of a bullet, missle, or rocket) :: ogiva {f}
ogle {v} /ˈoʊɡəl/ (to stare flirtatiously) :: guardare con desiderio, osservare con desiderio
ogonek {n} /ˈoʊɡənɛk/ (diacritical mark) :: ogonek {m}
ogre {n} /ˈoʊ.ɡɚ/ (brutish giant) :: orco {m}
ogress {n} /ˈoʊɡɹəs/ (female ogre) :: orchessa {f}
oh dear {interj} (expression of dismay, concern, worry or disapproval) :: oh buon Dio!
OHIM {prop} /ˈoʊhɪm/ (Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market) :: UAMI
ohm {n} /oʊm/ (the derived unit of electrical resistance) :: ohm
ohmic {adj} /ˈoʊmɪk/ (of or relating to ohms) :: ohmico
ohmic {adj} (that obeys Ohm's law) :: ohmico
ohmmeter {n} (device for measuing resistance) :: ohmetro {m}
oh my {interj} (good heavens) SEE: good heavens ::
oh my God {interj} (excitement or shock) :: Dio mio, mio Dio, oh mio Dio, oddio
oh my Goddess {interj} (interjection said in excitement) :: Dea mia! {f}
Ohrid {prop} (a historic city in the Republic of Macedonia) :: Ocrida {f}
oh well {interj} /ˈəʊ wɛl/ (expression of mild disappointment or resignation) :: ah beh, ah be'
oi {interj} (exclamation to get attention) SEE: hey ::
-oic {suffix} :: -oico
oidial {adj} :: oidico
oidium {n} :: oidio
oil {n} /ɔɪl/ (liquid fat) :: olio {m}
oil {n} (petroleum-based liquid) :: petrolio {m}, benzina {f}
oil {v} (lubricate with oil) :: oliare, oleare
oil {v} (to grease with oil for cooking) :: oliare, oleare
oil cake {n} (solid residue) :: panello {m}
oilcloth {n} (fabric or cloth) :: incerato {m}, incerata {f}
oiler {n} (ship) SEE: oil tanker ::
oil lamp {n} (a simple vessel used to produce light) :: lampada ad olio {f}
oil palm {n} (Palm family of trees) :: palma da olio {f}
oil pipeline {n} (a gas pipeline) :: oleodotto {m}
oil rig {n} (oil-drilling platform) :: impianto di trivellazione
oil sand {n} (relatively loose sandstone or porous carbonate rock impregnated with bitumen) :: sabbia bituminosa {f}
oil shale {n} (shale from which hydrocarbons can be produced) :: scisto bituminoso {m}
oil tanker {n} (Ship) :: petroliera {f}
ointment {n} /ˈɔɪnt.mɪnt/ (viscous preparation, usually containing medication) :: pomata {f}, unguento {m}, balsamo {m}
Ojibwe {n} /əˈdʒɪbweɪ/ (member of Ojibwe people) :: ojibway
Ojos Azules {n} :: gatto Ojos Azules
OK {n} /ˌoʊˈkeɪ/ (endorsement; approval) :: ok
OK {adj} (all right, permitted) :: (be OK) andare bene (verb)
OK {adj} (in good health or in a good emotional state) :: (be OK): stare bene (verb)
OK {interj} (acknowledgement or acceptance) :: OK, va bene, d'accordo
Okazaki fragment {n} (one of many newly synthesized DNA fragments formed on the lagging template strand during replication) :: frammento di Okazaki {m}
okra {n} /ˈoʊkrə/ (A. esculentus) :: gombo {m}, bamia {f}
okroshka {n} /əˈkɹɔʃkə/ (cold raw vegetable soup) :: okroshka {f}
Olaf {prop} /ˈoʊl.əf/ (male given name) :: Olao
old {adj} /ˈoʊld/ (of an object, concept, etc: having existed for a relatively long period of time) :: vecchio
old {adj} (of a living being: having lived for relatively many years) :: vecchio
old {adj} (having existed or lived for the specified time) :: avere
old age {n} (latter part of life) :: vecchiaia {f}
Old Armenian {prop} (language) :: armeno classico {m}, grabar {m}
old as the hills {adj} (extremely old) :: vecchio come Matusalemme {m}, vecchio come il cucco {m}
Old Catholic {adj} (pertaining to a group of churches that split from the Roman Catholic Church) :: veterocattolico, vetero-cattolico
Old Chinese {prop} (Chinese language) :: antico cinese {m}, cinese antico {m}
Old Church Slavonic {prop} (the first literary and liturgical Slavic language) :: antico slavo ecclesiastico {m}, paleoslavo {m}, slavo ecclesiastico antico {m}
Old English {prop} (ancestor language of modern English) :: anglosassone {m}, inglese antico {m}
older brother {n} (a sibling's older brother) :: fratello maggiore
older sister {n} (single-word translations) :: tata {f}
older than dirt {adj} (old as the hills) SEE: old as the hills ::
old-fashioned {adj} (outdated or no longer in vogue) :: antiquato, sorpassato, fuori moda
old-fashioned {adj} (preferring the customs of earlier times) :: vecchio stile
old folks' home {n} (nursing home) SEE: nursing home ::
Old Frankish {prop} (Frankish) SEE: Frankish ::
Old French {prop} (French language from 9th to the early 14th century) :: francese antico {m}
old gold {n} (a brownish gold colour) :: oro vecchio {m}
old habits die hard {proverb} (existing habits are hard to change) :: il lupo perde il pelo ma non il vizio
old hand {n} (experienced person at certain activity) :: veterano {m}, esperto {m}
Old High German {prop} (Old High German) :: alto tedesco antico {m}
Old Korean {prop} (Language) :: coreano antico {m}
old maid {n} (periwinkle) SEE: periwinkle ::
old maid {n} (elderly unmarried woman) SEE: spinster ::
old maid {n} (zinnia) SEE: zinnia ::
old maid {n} (card game) :: asino {m}
old man {n} (elderly man) :: vecchio {m}
old man's beard {n} (Clematis vitalba, a climbing plant) :: vitalba {f}
oldness {n} /əʊldnəs/ (state of being old) :: vecchiaia {f}
Old Norse {n} (language of Scandinavia before 1400 CE) :: norreno {m}, antico nordico {m}
old people's home {n} (nursing home) SEE: nursing home ::
old salt {n} (seadog) SEE: seadog ::
old stick {n} (chap) SEE: chap ::
Old Testament {prop} (first half of the Christian Bible) :: Antico Testamento {m}
old town {n} (older historical part of a town or city) :: città vecchia {f}, centro storico {m}
Old World {prop} (The Eastern Hemisphere, especially Europe and the Near East) :: Vecchio mondo {m}
oleaginous {adj} /ˌoʊ.liˈædʒ.ɪ.nəs/ (oily, greasy) :: oleaginoso {m}
oleaginous {adj} (falsely or affectedly earnest; persuasively suave) :: untuoso {m}
oleander {n} /ˌəʊlɪˈændə/ (A poisonous shrub) :: oleandro {m}
oleate {n} (salt or ester) :: oleato {m}
olecranon {n} /oʊˈlɛkɹəˌnɑn/ (bony process) :: olecrano {m}
oleic {adj} (of or pertaining to oleic acid) :: oleico
oleic acid {n} (fatty acid with 18 carbon atoms and one double bond, found in olive oil) :: acido oleico {m}
oleiferous {adj} (that produces oil) :: oleifero
Olenekian {prop} (subdivision of the Triassic period) :: Olenekiano
olfaction {n} (the sense of smell) :: olfatto {m}
olfactory {adj} /oʊlˈfæk.təɹ.i/ (concerning the sense of smell) :: olfattorio, olfattivo
oligarch {n} /ˈoʊlɪˌɡɑɹk/ (a member of an oligarchy) :: oligarca {m}
oligarchic {adj} (of or pertaining to oligarchy) :: oligarchico
oligarchy {n} /ˈɑːlɪˌɡɑɹki/ (Government by only a few) :: oligarchia {f}
oligarchy {n} (State ruled by such a government) :: oligarchia {f}
oligoarthritis {n} (form of arthritis) :: oligoartrite {f}
oligoastrocytoma {n} (form of brain tumor) :: oligoastrocitoma {f}
oligocythemia {n} :: oligocitemia {f}
oligomer {n} /əˈlɪ.ɡə.məɹ/ (compound intermediate between a monomer and a polymer) :: oligomero {m}
oligomineral {adj} (having few dissolved minerals) :: oligominerale
oligonucleotide {n} (a short sequence of nucleotides) :: oligonucleotide {m}
oligonucleotidic {adj} :: oligonucleotidico
oligopeptide {n} (peptide containing a relatively small number of amino acids) :: oligopeptide {m}
oligopolistic {adj} /ˌɒlɪˌɡɒpəˈlɪstɪk/ (having the character of an oligopoly) :: oligopolistico
oligopoly {n} /ɑlɪˈɡɑpəli/ (economic condition) :: oligopolio
oligosaccharide {n} (polysaccharide of low molecular weight) :: oligosaccaride {m}
oligotherapy {n} (therapeutic use of trace elements) :: oligoterapia {f}
oligotrophic {adj} (of a body of water: deficient in plant nutrients) :: oligotrofico
oliguric {adj} :: oligurico
olinguito {n} /oʊlɪŋˈɡitoʊ/ (mammal) :: olinguito {m}
olive {n} /ˈɒlɪv/ (fruit) :: oliva {m}
olive {n} (wood) :: olivo
olive {n} (colour) :: verde oliva
olive {n} (olive tree) SEE: olive tree ::
olive grove {n} (cluster of olive trees) :: oliveto {m}
olivenite {n} (mineral) :: olivenite {f}
olive oil {n} (oil pressed from olives) :: olio d'oliva {m}
Oliver {prop} (male given name) :: Oliviero {m}
olive tree {n} (tree that produces olives) :: olivo {m}, ulivo {m}
Olivia {prop} /oʊˈlɪvi.ə/ (female given name) :: Olivia
Olivier salad {n} (traditional Russian salad of boiled vegetables with mayonnaise) :: insalata russa {f}
olivine {n} /ˈɒlɪviːn/ (family of minerals forming orthorhombic crystals) :: olivina {f}
olla podrida {n} (miscellaneous assortment) SEE: hodgepodge ::
olla podrida {n} /ˌɑlə pəˈdɹidə/ (Spanish stew of seasoned meat and vegetables) :: olla podrida {f}
olm {n} (Proteus anguinus) :: proteo {m}
-ologist {suffix} (alternative spelling of -logist, one who studies a subject) :: -ologo {m}, -ologa {f}
Olomouc Region {prop} (region in the Czech Republic) :: Regione di Olomouc {f}
Oltenia {prop} /oʊlˈtɛni.ə/ (Oltenia) :: Oltenia {f}
OLTP {n} (transactions) :: OLTP {f}
Olympia {prop} (ancient city in Greece) :: Olimpia
Olympia {prop} (female given name) :: Olimpia
Olympiad {n} /əˈlɪmpiæd/ (period of four years) :: olimpiade {f}
Olympic {adj} /oʊˈlɪm.pɪk/ (of or pertaining to the Olympic Games) :: olimpico
Olympic Games {prop} (sporting festival held every four or five years in southern Greece) :: giochi olimpici {m-p}
Olympic Games {prop} (international multi-sport event inspired by the ancient festival, see also: Olympics) :: giochi olimpici {m-p}
Olympics {prop} (sport event, see also: Olympic Games) :: Olimpiadi {f-p}
Olympic Winter Games {prop} (Olympic Winter Games) :: Olimpiadi invernali
Olynthus {prop} (ancient city) :: Olinto
Oman {prop} (country in the Middle East) :: Oman {m}
omasum {n} (the third part of the stomach of a ruminant) :: omaso {m}, libro {m}
ombrophily {n} :: ombrofilia {f}
omega {n} /oʊˈmɛɡə/ (letter of the Greek alphabet) :: omega
omelette {n} /ˈɑm.lət/ (dish made with beaten eggs) :: omelette {f}, frittata {f}
omen {n} /ˈoʊmən/ (something which portends or is perceived to portend a good or evil event or circumstance in the future; an augury or foreboding) :: presagio {m}, segno {m}, auspicio {m}, augurio {m}, premonizione {f}, presentimento {m}
omen {n} (prophetic significance) :: presagio {m}, augurio {m}, prenunzio {m}, indizio {m}, premonizione {f}
omentum {n} (fold of the peritoneum) :: omento {m}
omertà {n} /oʊˈmɛɹtə/ (code of silence amongst members of the Mafia or other criminal organization) :: omertà {f}
omicron {n} /ˈɒm.ɪ.kɹɒn/ (Greek letter) :: omicron {f}
ominous {adj} (of or pertaining to an omen or to omens; being or exhibiting an omen) :: predittivo {m}
ominous {adj} (giving indication of a coming ill) :: malaugurante, infausto {m}, nefasto {m}
omissible {adj} (able to be omitted) :: omissibile
omission {n} /oʊˈmɪʃən/ :: omissione {f}
omit {v} /ɵˈmɪt/ (to leave out or exclude) :: omettere
omni- {prefix} (all) :: omni-
omnibus {n} /ˈɒmnɪbəs/ (vehicle) :: autobus {m}
omnidestructive {adj} :: onnidistruttivo
omnidirectional {adj} (in every direction) :: omnidirezionale
omnipolar {adj} (operating with either magnetic pole) :: omnipolare
omnipotence {n} (unlimited power) :: onnipotenza
omnipotent {adj} /ɒmˈnɪpətənt/ (having unlimited power, force or authority) :: onnipotente
omnipresence {n} (the ability to be at all places at the same time) :: onnipresenza {f}
omnipresent {adj} /ɒmnɪˈpɹɛzn̩t/ (being everywhere) :: onnipresente
omniscience {n} /ɑmˈnɪʃəns/ (capacity to know everything) :: onniscienza
omniscient {adj} /ɑmˈnɪʃənt/ (having total knowledge) :: onnisciente
omnium-gatherum {n} (collection of miscellaneous things) SEE: hodgepodge ::
omnivore {n} (animal eating both plants and meat) :: onnivoro {m}
omnivorous {adj} (having the ability to eat both animal and vegetable food) :: onnivoro
omphalectomy {n} :: onfalectomia {f}
omphalitis {n} :: onfalite {f}
omphalo- {prefix} (relating to the navel) :: onfalo-
omphalorrhoea {n} :: onfalorrea {f}
Omsk {prop} (large city in Russia) :: Omsk {m}
on {adj} /ɒn/ (in the state of being active, functioning or operating) :: acceso
on {prep} (positioned at the upper surface of) :: su
on {prep} (covering) :: su
on {prep} (at the date of) :: [not translated]
on {prep} (sometime during the day of) :: [not translated]
on air {prep} (transmitting live) :: in onda
on all fours {adv} (on hands and knees) :: carponi, a quattro piedi, gattoni, a quattro zampe
onanism {n} /ˈoʊnəˌnɪzəm/ (masturbation) :: onanismo {m}
on average {prep} (as a measure of central tendency) :: in media
on behalf of {prep} (speaking or acting for) :: per conto di, a nome di
on board {adv} (aboard) SEE: aboard ::
once {adv} /wʌns/ (one and only one time) :: una volta
once {adv} (formerly) :: un tempo
once {conj} (as soon as) :: una volta che, non appena
once again {adv} (one more time) :: ancora una volta, un'altra volta, di nuovo, ancora, nuovamente
once and for all {adv} (Finally, permanently, conclusively) :: una volta per tutte
once bitten, twice shy {proverb} (one is cautious in the future if hurt in the past) :: Gatto scottato teme l'acqua fredda
once in a blue moon {adv} /wʌns ɪn ə bluː muːn/ (very rarely) :: una volta ogni morte di papa, ogni morte di papa
once in a while {adv} (occasionally) :: di tanto in tanto
once more {adv} (one more time) SEE: once again ::
once upon a time {adv} /ˈwʌns.əˈpɒn.əˈtaɪ̯m/ (traditional beginning of children’s stories, especially fairy tales) :: c'era una volta
on cloud nine {prep} (very happy, blissful) :: settimo cielo {m}
oncogene {n} /ˈɒŋkə(ʊ)dʒiːn/ (gene) :: oncogene
oncologic {adj} /ˌɒŋkəˈlɒdʒɪk/ (of or pertaining to oncology) :: oncologico
oncological {adj} (of or pertaining to oncology) SEE: oncologic ::
oncologist {n} /ɒŋˈkɒlədʒɪst/ (one who specialises in oncology) :: oncologo {m}
oncology {n} /ɒŋˈkɒlədʒi/ (branch of medicine) :: oncologia {f}
ondoscope {n} :: ondoscopio {m}
one {pron} /wʌn/ :: si, qualcuno , expressed by nominalization when following an adjective
one {n} (digit or figure) :: uno {m}
one {n} (dollar bill) :: biglietto di un dollaro {m}
one {num} (ordinal number) SEE: first ::
-one {suffix} (ketone) :: -one {m}
one {num} (cardinal number 1) :: uno
one after another {adv} (in single file) :: uno dopo l'altro
one another {pron} (idiomatic, reciprocal pronoun) :: vicendevolmente, a vicenda, l'un l'altro
one by one {adv} (individually) :: uno per uno
one day {adv} (at unspecified time in the future) :: un giorno o l'altro
one-dimensional {adj} (having length, but no width, height or depth) :: unidimensionale
one-eyed {adj} (having only a single eye) :: guercio {m}, orbo
one for all, all for one {phrase} /wʌn fəɹɔːl ɔːl fə wʌn/ (motto: working for each other) :: uno per tutti, tutti per uno
one hundred and one {num} (one hundred plus one) :: centuno (invariant)
one hundred and one {n} (figure 101) :: centuno
one hundred million {num} (number 100,000,000) :: ; centomilioni
oneiric {adj} /oʊ.ˈnaɪ.ɹɪk/ (of or pertaining to dreams) :: onirico {m}
oneirism {n} /ə(ʊ)ˈnʌɪɹɪzəm/ (dream-like experiences or qualities) :: onirismo {m}
oneirism {n} (state of abnormal consciousness) :: onirismo {m}
oneirologist {n} (interpreter of dreams) :: oneirologista {f}, oneirologisto {m}
oneirology {n} (the study of dreams) :: oneirologia {f}
oneiromancy {n} /əˈnaɪɹəˌmænsi/ (divination by the interpretation of dreams) :: oniromanzia {f}
one man and his dog {n} (almost nobody; very few people) :: quattro gatti {m-p} [literally “four cats”]
one million {num} (cardinal number 1000000) SEE: million ::
one moment, please {phrase} (one moment please) :: un attimo, per favore
one-night stand {n} (theatrical) :: singola rappresentazione {f}
one-night stand {n} (sexual encounter) :: una botta e via
onerous {adj} /ˈɑnəɹəs/ (burdensome) :: oneroso
one's bark is worse than one's bite {phrase} (one acts in a threatening way but is relatively harmless) :: cani che abbaia non morde
one-size-fits-all {adj} :: unitaglia
one's marbles {n} (sanity) SEE: sanity ::
one swallow does not a summer make {proverb} (one instance of an event does not necessarily indicate a trend) :: una rondine non fa primavera
one thousand {num} (cardinal number 1000) SEE: thousand ::
one-two {n} :: unodue {m}
one-way {adj} (allowing movement in only one direction) :: senso unico {m}
one-way ticket {n} (a ticket granting permission to travel to a place but not back) :: biglietto di solo andata
one who hesitates is lost {proverb} (a person who spends too much time contemplating may miss a valuable opportunity) :: chi si ferma è perduto
on foot {prep} (walking, jogging, running) :: a piedi
ongoing {adj} (continuing, permanent) :: continuo
ongoing {adj} (presently or currently happening; being in progress) :: attuale
on heat {prep} (in estrus) :: in calore
onigiri {n} (Japanese rice ball) :: onigiri {m}
oniomania {n} /əʊnɪə(ʊ)ˈmeɪnɪə/ (abnormal impulse to buy things) :: oniomania
onion {n} /ˈʌnjən/ (plant) :: cipolla {f}
onion {n} (bulb) :: cipolla {f}
online {adj} /ˈɒnˌlaɪn/ (connected to the Internet) :: in rete
onlooker {n} (spectator) SEE: spectator ::
only {adj} /ˈoʊn.li/ (alone in a category) :: unico
only {adv} (without others or anything further; exclusively) :: solo, solamente
only {adv} (no more than) :: solamente
only {adv} :: solo, solamente
only {conj} :: ma
only {n} (only child) SEE: only child ::
only-begotten {adj} :: unigenito
only child {n} (a person who has no siblings) :: figlio unico {m}, figlia unica {f}
onocentaur {n} /ɒnəˈsɛntɔː/ (a centaur with the body of an ass) :: onocentauro {m}
onomasiological {adj} :: onomasiologico
onomasiologist {n} :: onomasiologo {m}
onomasiology {n} (branch of lexicology) :: onomasiologia {f}
onomatopoeia {n} /ˌɑnəˌmætəˈpiːə/ (property of a word of sounding like what it represents) :: onomatopea {f}
onomatopoeia {n} (word that sounds like what it represents) :: onomatopea
onomatopoeic {adj} /ˌɒnəmætəˈpiːɪk/ (of or relating to onomatopoeia) :: onomatopeico
onomatopoeic {adj} (having the property of onomatopoeia) :: onomatopeico
onomatopoetic {adj} (concerning onomatopoeia) SEE: onomatopoeic ::
onotherapy {n} :: onoterapia {f}
on purpose {prep} (purposely, with intention) :: di proposito, apposta, intenzionalmente
on sale {prep} (available for purchase) :: in vendita, vendesi
on sale {prep} (available for purchase at reduced prices) :: in saldo, scontato {m}
on sight {prep} (immediately when sighted) :: a vista
onslaught {n} /ˈɒnslɔːt/ (fierce attack) :: assalto {m}
onslaught {n} (large quantity of people or things resembling an attack) :: invasione {f}
onslaughter {n} (onslaught) SEE: onslaught ::
on steroids {prep} (to a greater degree) :: all'ennesima potenza
Ontarian {n} (person from Ontario) :: ontariano {m}, ontariana {f}
on the air {prep} (in the process of recording or broadcasting) SEE: on air ::
on the back burner {prep} (not immediate) :: in secondo piano
on the bias {prep} (describing the method of cutting fabric diagonally) :: diagonalmente
on the contrary {prep} (opposite) :: al contrario, anzi
on the dot {prep} (exactly) :: in punto
on the hook {prep} (liable) SEE: liable ::
on the one hand {prep} (from one point of view) :: da un lato
on the other hand {prep} (from another point of view) :: dall'altro, dall'altro lato
on the run {prep} (fleeing) :: in fuga
on the same wavelength {prep} (in rapport) :: sulla stessa lunghezza d'onda
on the spot {prep} (at the very moment) :: subito, immediatamente
on the spot {prep} (in the right place at the moment) :: sul posto
on the tip of one's tongue {prep} (known but not quite remembered) :: sulla punta della lingua
on the warpath {prep} (very angry or upset) :: sul piede di guerra
on the way {prep} (coming) :: in arrivo
on the whole {prep} (for the most part) :: nel complesso
on time {adv} (punctually) :: in orario
ontogenetic {adj} (of or relating to ontogenesis) :: ontogenetico
ontogenic {adj} (ontogenetic) SEE: ontogenetic ::
ontogeny {n} /ɒnˈtɒdʒəni/ (development of an individual organism) :: ontogenesi {f}
ontological {adj} (of, or relating to, ontology) :: ontologico {m}
ontologically {adv} (ontological manner) :: ontologicamente
ontology {n} (study of being) :: ontologia {f}
ontology {n} (system model in computer science) :: ontologia {f}
onus {n} /ˈoʊnəs/ (legal obligation) :: onere
onus {n} (burden of proof) :: onere della prova
onus probandi {n} (duty of a party in a legal proceeding) SEE: burden of proof ::
onward {adv} (In a forward direction) :: in avanti, in poi
onychogryphosis {n} (hypertrophy of the nails) :: onicogrifosi {f}
onychomycosis {n} /ˌɒnɪkəʊmaɪˈkəʊsɪs/ (fungal infection of nail) :: onicomicosi {f}
onychophagia {n} (compulsive biting of one's nails) :: onicofagia {f}
onychorrhexis {n} :: onicorressi {f}
onychosis {n} :: onicosi {f}
-onym {suffix} (word) :: -onimo {m}
on your mark, get set, go {phrase} (three-command start of racing) :: pronti, attenti, via!, pronti, partenza, via!
onyx {n} /ˈɒnɪks/ (a banded variety of chalcedony) :: onice {f}
ooblast {n} :: ooblasto {m}
oocyte {n} /ˈoʊ.oʊ.saɪt/ (cell that develops into egg or ovum) :: oocito, ovocito
oofless {adj} (poor) SEE: poor ::
oogamy {n} (a form of anisogamy in which the female gamete is significantly larger than the male gamete and is non-motile) :: oogamia {f}
oogenesis {n} (formation and development of ovum) :: oogenesi {f}
oology {n} /əʊˈɒlədʒi/ (study of bird eggs) :: oologia {f}
oophorectomy {n} /ˌəʊəfəˈɹɛktəmi/ (surgical removal of ovaries) :: ooforectomia {f}
oophoritis {n} (inflammation of the ovaries) :: ooforite {f}
oophorous {adj} :: ooforo
oops {interj} /uːps/ :: ops
oops {v} (to blunder) SEE: blunder ::
Oort Cloud {prop} (cloud of comets in the Solar System) :: nube di Oort {f}
oosphere {n} (A large nonmotile egg cell) :: oosfera {f}
ootheca {n} /əʊəˈθiːkə/ (egg case of orthopteroid insects) :: ooteca {f}
ooze {v} /uːz/ (to secrete or slowly leak) :: stillare [literally]
opacification {n} (act of making something opaque) :: opacizzazione {f}
opacimeter {n} :: opacimetro {m}
opal {n} /ˈoʊpəl/ (a mineral consisting, like quartz, of silica, but inferior to quartz in hardness and specific gravity) :: opale {m} {f}
opalescent {adj} /oʊpəlɛsənt/ (exhibiting a milky iridescence like that of an opal) :: opalescente
opaline {n} (resembling opal in its iridescence) :: opalino
opalization {n} :: opalinizzazione {f}
opaque {adj} /oʊˈpeɪk/ (hindering light to pass through) :: opaco {m}, opaca {f}
open {adj} /ˈoʊ.pən/ (not closed) :: aperto, dischiuso
open {adj} (prepared to conduct business) :: aperto
open {adj} (receptive) :: aperto
open {adj} (public) :: aperto
open {v} (to make something accessible) :: aprire, schiudere, dischiudere
open {v} (to bring up (a topic)) :: toccare
open {v} (to make accessible to customers) :: aprire
openable {adj} (that can be opened) :: apribile
open-air {adj} (taking place outdoors) :: a cielo aperto, all'aperto
open-air museum {n} (outdoor museum) :: museo all'aperto {m}
open book {n} (thing easily interpreted) :: libro aperto {m}
open book {n} (person naively honest or open) :: libro aperto
opencast {adj} (of or pertaining to strip mining) :: a cielo aperto
open house {n} (house open to callers) :: porte aperte {f}, porta aperta {f}
opening {n} /ˈoʊ.pənɪŋ/ (something that is open) :: apertura {f}
opening {n} (beginning) :: apertura {f}
opening {n} (first few measures of a musical composition) :: sigla
opening ceremony {n} (ceremony to mark the official opening of a building or event) :: cerimonia di apertura {f}
open sea {n} (part of the sea) :: alto mare {m}
open sesame {phrase} (open up) :: apriti sesamo
open sesame {n} (successful means of achieving a result) :: chiave di volta {f}
opera {n} /ˈɑ.pəɹ.ə/ (theatrical work) :: opera lirica {f}
opera {n} (building) :: teatro d'opera {m}
operand {n} /ˈɑpəˌɹænd/ (quantity to which an operator is applied) :: operando {m}
operate {v} (to perform a work or labour) :: operare
operate {v} :: operare, attivare
operating room {n} (room in a hospital used for performing surgical operations) :: sala operatoria {f}, camera operatoria {f}
operating system {n} (software which controls computer) :: sistema operativo {m}
operation {n} /ˌɑpəˈɹeɪʃən/ (method by which a device performs its function) :: operazione {f}
operation {n} (method or practice by which actions are done) :: operazione {f}
operation {n} (surgical procedure) :: operazione {f}
operation {n} (procedure for generating a value from one or more other values) :: operazione {f}
operation {n} (military campaign) :: operazione {f}
operational {adj} (determined by means of practical measures) :: operazionale
operationism {n} :: operazionismo {m}
operative {adj} (effectual) :: operativo
operative {adj} (functional) :: operativo
operative {adj} (based upon a surgical operation) :: operatorio
operator {n} /ˈɑpəˌɹeɪɾɚ/ (mathematical operator) :: operatore {m}
operator {n} (Chinese whispers) SEE: Chinese whispers ::
operetta {n} (lighter version of opera) :: operetta {f}
ophicleide {n} :: oficleide {m}
ophidiophobia {n} (ophiophobia) SEE: ophiophobia ::
ophidism {n} (poisoning by snake venom) :: ofidismo {m}
ophiophobia {n} (fear of snakes) :: ofidiofobia {f}
Ophiotaurus {n} (mythical creature) :: Ofiotauro {m}
Ophiuchus {prop} /ˌoʊfiˈjukəs/ (zodiacal constellation of the northern summer) :: Ofiuco
ophthalmia {n} :: oftalmite {f}, oftalmia {f}
ophthalmic {adj} (of or pertaining to the eyes) :: oftalmico
ophthalmitis {n} (severe conjunctivitis) :: oftalmite {f}
ophthalmo- {prefix} (of or relating to eyes) :: oftalmo-
ophthalmologist {n} /ˌɒf.θælˈmɒ.lə.dʒɪst/ (eye specialist) :: oculista {m} {f}
ophthalmology {n} /ɑpθəˈmɑlədʒi]/ (eye medicine) :: oftalmologia {f}
ophthalmospasm {n} :: oftalmospasmo {m}
ophthalmostat {n} (device) :: oftalmostato {m}
ophthalmotherapy {n} :: oftalmoterapia {f}
ophthalmotrope {n} :: oftalmotropo {m}
opine {v} /oʊˈpaɪn/ (to state as an opinion) :: ritenere, affermare
opine {n} (Any of a class of organic compounds, derived from amino acids, found in some plant tumours) :: opina {f}
opinion {n} /əˈpɪnjən/ (thought a person has formed about a topic) :: opinione {f}, concetto {m}, parere, giudizio {m}
opinion {n} (EU: A judicial opinion by an Advocate General delivered to the European Court of Justice) :: conclusioni {f-p}
opinion {v} (opine) SEE: opine ::
opinionative {adj} (relating to opinion) :: opinativo
opisometer {n} :: opisometro {m}
opium {n} /ˈoʊpi.əm/ (drug from opium poppy) :: oppio {m}
opobalsam {n} :: opobalsamo {m}
opossum {n} /əˈpɑsəm/ (marsupial of the Didelphidae) :: opossum {m}
opponent {n} /ɒpəʊnən̩t/ (rival) :: oppositore {m}, oppositrice {f}
opportune {adj} (suitable) :: opportuno, adatto, appropriato
opportune {adj} (at a convenient time) :: opportuno, giusto, appropriato
opportunist {n} (someone who takes advantage of any opportunity) :: approfittatore {m}, opportunista {m} {f}
opportunity {n} /ˌɒp.əˈtjuː.nɪ.ti/ (chance for advancement, progress or profit) :: occasione {f}, opportunità
opportunity {n} :: opportunità {f}
oppose {v} /əˈpoʊz/ (to attempt to stop the progression of) :: opporre
oppose {v} :: opporre
opposite {adj} /ˈɑp(ə)sɪt/ (located directly across from) :: opposto
opposite {adj} (facing the other way) :: opposto {m}, opposta {f}
opposite {prep} (across from) :: di fronte a
opposites attract {proverb} (proverb) :: gli opposti si attraggono
opposite sex {n} (the other gender to which one is referring) :: sesso opposto {m}
opposition {n} /apəˈzɪʃn̩/ (action) :: opposizione {f}
opposition {n} (political) :: opposizione {f}
opposition {n} (astronomy) :: opposizione {f}
oppress {v} (keep down by unjust force) :: opprimere
oppressed {adj} (Subject to oppression) :: oppresso
oppression {n} (act of oppressing, or the state of being oppressed) :: oppressione
oppugnable {adj} /ɘˈpʌɡnəb(ɘ)l/ (disputable, contestable) :: oppugnabile
Oprtalj {prop} :: Portole
opsonin {n} /ˈɒpsənɪn/ (an antibody) :: opsonina {f}
opsonization {n} :: opsonizzazione {f}
opt {v} /ɒpt/ (to choose) :: optare
optic {n} (an eye) :: occhio {m}
optical {adj} (relating to sight) SEE: optic ::
optical {adj} (relating to optics) SEE: optic ::
optical fibre {n} (fibre used for transmitting light) :: fibra ottica {f}
optical illusion {n} (image that is visually deceptive or misleading) :: illusione ottica {f}
optic chiasm {n} (part of the brain) :: chiasma ottico {m}
optic nerve {n} (nerve) :: nervo ottico {m}
optics {n} (physics of light and vision) :: ottica {f}
optimate {n} /ˈɒptɪmeɪt/ (member of the patrician ruling class in republican Ancient Rome) :: ottimate
optimeter {n} :: ottimetro {m}
optimism {n} /ˈɑptɪmɪzəm/ (a tendency to expect the best) :: ottimismo {m}
optimistic {adj} /ˌɑptɪˈmɪstɪk/ (expecting a good outcome) :: ottimista {m} {f}
optimization {n} (the design and operation of a system or process to make it as good as possible in some defined sense) :: ottimizzazione {f}
optimize {v} /ˈɑptɪmaɪz/ (to make (something) optimal) :: ottimizzare
optimize {v} (to make (something) more efficient) :: ottimizzare
optimizer {n} :: ottimizzatore {m}
optimum {n} /ˈɑptɪməm/ (the best or most favorable condition) :: ottimo {m}
option {n} /ˈɑpʃən/ (one of the choices which can be made) :: opzione
optional {adj} (not compulsory) :: facoltativo, volontario, opzionale, a discrezione, non obbligatorio
optionally {adv} (in an optional manner) :: opzionalmente
opto- {prefix} (eye, vision, light) :: opto-
optoelectronic {adj} (pertaining to optoelectronics) :: optoelettronico
optoelectronic {adj} (that has both optical and electronic components) :: optoelettronico
optogalvanic {adj} :: optogalvanico
optography {n} (the production of an optogram on the retina by the photochemical action of light on the visual purple; the fixation of an image in the eye) :: optografia {f}
optometrist {n} /ɑpˈtɑmətɹɪst/ (person trained in examining and testing the eyes for defects) :: optometrista {m}
optotypic {adj} :: ottotipico
optronic {adj} (optoelectronic) SEE: optoelectronic ::
or {conj} /ɔɹ/ (conjunction) :: o, od (euphonic alt. form used before a vowel), oppure
or {n} (gold or yellow tincture) :: oro {m}
or {adj} (of yellow or gold tincture on a coat of arms) :: oro
orach {n} (saltbush) SEE: saltbush ::
oracle {n} /ˈɔɹəkəl/ (shrine to prophetic deity) :: oracolo {m}
oracle {n} (priest through whom deity provides prophecy or advice) :: oracolo {m}
oracle {n} (prophetic response) :: oracolo {m}, divinazione {f}
oracle {n} :: oracolo {m}
oracle {v} (utter oracles or prophecies) :: profetizzare, presagire, premonire
oral {adj} /ˈɔɹəl/ (relating to the mouth) :: orale
oral sex {n} (stimulation of the genitals using the mouth) :: sesso orale {m}
Oran {prop} (port of Algeria) :: Orano
orange {n} /ˈɑɹɪ̈nd͡ʒ/ (tree) :: arancio {m}
orange {n} (fruit) :: arancia {f}
orange {n} (colour) :: arancione {m}
orange {adj} (having the colour of the fruit of an orange tree) :: arancione, arancio
orangeade {n} /ˈɒ.ɹɪn.ˌdʒeɪd/ (orange-flavored soft drink) :: aranciata {f}
orangeade {n} (soda water and orange juice) :: oransoda {f}
orange blossom {n} (white flower of the orange tree) :: zagara {f}, fiore d'arancio {m}
orange juice {n} (juice of squeezed oranges) :: succo d'arancia {m}
orange stick {n} (manicuring tool) :: scalzapelli {m}
orangutan {n} /əˈɹæŋ.əˌtæn/ (arboreal anthropoid ape) :: orango
orate {v} /ˈɔɹ.eɪt/ (to speak passionately; to preach) :: vituperare, fare la predica
orator {n} /ˈɒ.ɹə.tə(ɹ)/ (someone who orates or delivers an oration) :: oratore
oratorian {n} (member of an oratory) :: oratoriano {m}
oratorio {n} (a musical composition on a religious theme) :: oratorio {m}
orb {n} (period of time marked off by the revolution of a heavenly body) SEE: year ::
orb {n} (circle) SEE: circle ::
orb {n} (orbit) SEE: orbit ::
orb {n} /oɹb/ (spherical body) :: orbe
orb {n} (poetic: the eye, as luminous and spherical) :: occhio, globo
orb {n} (poetic: a revolving circular body; a wheel) :: sfera
orb {n} (monarch's ceremonial sphere) SEE: globus cruciger ::
orbicular {adj} /ɔɹˈbɪk.ju.lɚ/ (circular or spherical in shape) :: sferico
orbicularis oculi {n} (muscle) :: orbicolare dell'occhio {m}, muscolo orbicolare dell'occhio {m}
orbit {n} (path of one object around another) :: orbita {f}
orbital {adj} (Of or relating to an orbit) :: orbitale
orbital {adj} (Of or relating to the eye socket (eyehole)) :: orbitale
orbitational {adj} (orbital) SEE: orbital ::
orc {n} /ɔɹk/ (evil monstrous humanoid creature) :: orco {m}
orc {n} (Orcinus orca) SEE: orca ::
orca {n} /ˈɔɹkə/ (Orcinus orca) :: orca {f}
orchard {n} /ˈɔː(ɹ).tʃəd/ (land for cultivation of fruit or nut trees) :: frutteto {m}
orchard {n} (the trees in an orchard) :: albero da frutto {m}
orchesography {n} :: orchesiografia {f}
orchestic {adj} :: orchestico
orchestics {n} :: orchestica {f}
orchestra {n} :: orchestra {f}
orchid {n} /ˈɔɹkɪd/ (plant) :: orchidea {f}
Orchomenos {prop} (city in central Greece) :: Orcomeno
ordeal {n} /ɔɹˈdiəl/ (a painful or trying experience) :: calvario {m}, tortura {f}
ordeal {n} (trial in which the accused was subjected to a dangerous test) :: ordalia {f}
order {n} /ˈɔɹdɚ/ (arrangement, disposition) :: ordine {m}, comando {m}, direttiva {f}, disposizione {f}
order {n} (good arrangement) :: ordine {m}
order {n} (command) :: ordine {m}, comando {m}
order {n} (request for some product or service) :: ordinazione {f}, commessa {f}
order {n} (religious group) :: ordine {m}
order {n} (biology: taxonomical classification) :: ordine {m}
order {v} (to set in (any) order) :: ordinare
order {v} (to set in (a good) order) :: ordinare
order {v} (to issue a command) :: ordinare, comandare, disporre
order {v} (to request some product or service) :: ordinare
order arms {n} (a military position) :: piedarm {m}
ordered pair {n} (in set theory) :: coppia, coppia ordinata
orderly {n} /ˈɔɹdɚli/ (soldier who carries out minor tasks for a superior officer) :: attendente {m}
ordinal indicator {n} :: indicatore ordinale {m}
ordinal number {n} :: numero ordinale {m}
ordinariate {n} (office of a Roman Catholic ordinary) :: ordinariato {m}
ordinary {adj} /ˈɔɹdɪnɛɹi/ (normal, routine) :: ordinario {m}, ordinaria {f}
ordinary {n} (standard geometric design in heraldics) :: pezza {f}
ordinary differential equation {n} (equation) :: equazione differenziale ordinaria {f}
ore {n} /ɔɹ/ (rock that contains materials that can be economically extracted and processed) :: minerale {m}
oregano {n} /əˈɹɛɡənoʊ/ (plant) :: origano {m}
oregano {n} (leaves used to flavour food) :: origano {m}
organ {n} /ˈɔɹ.ɡən/ (part of an organism) :: organo {m}
organ {n} (musical instrument) :: organo {m}
organ {n} (official magazine, newsletter, or similar publication) :: organo {m}
organic {adj} /ɔɹˈɡænɪk/ (pertaining to an organ) :: organico
organic {adj} (chemistry: relating to the compounds of carbon) :: organico
organic {adj} (of food and food products: grown without agrichemicals) :: biologico, organico
organic {n} (organic compound) SEE: organic compound ::
organic chemistry {n} (chemistry of carbon containing compounds) :: chimica organica {f}
organic compound {n} (carbon containing covalent compound) :: composto organico
organic farming {n} (approach to farming based on biological methods) :: agricoltura biologica {f}
organise {v} (organize) SEE: organize ::
organised {adj} (organized) SEE: organized ::
organism {n} /ˈɔɹ.ɡən.ɪ.zəm/ (living thing) :: organismo {m}
organism {n} (any complex thing with properties normally associated with living things.) :: organismo {m}
organist {n} (musician who plays the organ) :: organista {m} {f}
organization {n} /ˌɔɹɡənɪˈzeɪʃən/ (the way in which something is organized) :: organizzazione
organization {n} (group of people or other legal entities with an explicit purpose and written rules) :: organizzazione {f}
organize {v} /ˈɔɹɡənaɪz/ (to arrange in working order) :: organizzare
organized {adj} /ˈɔɹɡənaɪzd/ (characterised by efficient organization) :: organizzato
organizer {n} (person arranging public events) :: organizzatore {m}
organogenesis {n} (formation and development of the organs from embryonic cells) :: organogenesi {f}
organography {n} (description of the structure and function of organs) :: organografia {f}
organoleptic {adj} (of or pertaining to sensory properties of a particular substance) :: organolettico
organolithium {adj} (containing a carbon to lithium bond) :: litiorganico
organolithium {n} (organic compound containing a carbon to lithium bond) :: organolitio {m}
organometallic {adj} :: organometallico
organometallic compound {n} (organic compound) :: organometallo {m}
organoplasty {n} :: organoplastia {f}
organotropism {n} :: organotropismo {m}
organum {n} /ˈɔɹ.ɡə.nəm/ (type of medieval polyphony) :: diafonia {f}
orgasm {n} /ˈɔɹ.ɡæz.əm/ (the peak of sexual pleasure) :: orgasmo {m}
orgasm {n} (orgasm) SEE: climax ::
orgasmic {adj} (of or relating to orgasms) :: orgasmico
orgonic {adj} :: orgonico
orgulous {adj} /ˈɔɹɡjələs/ (proud, haughty) :: orgoglioso {m}, altezzoso, fiero
orgulous {adj} (ostentatious, showy) :: ostentato, appariscente, vistoso
orgulous {adj} (swollen, augmented, excessive) :: aumentato, eccessivo, smodato
orgulous {adj} (threatening, dangerous) :: minaccioso, pericoloso
orgy {n} /ˈɔː.dʒi/ (sexual group activity) :: orgia {f}
orgy {n} :: ammucchiata {f}
orient {v} /ˈɔɹ.iː.ɛnt/ (to familiarize with a situation or circumstance) :: orientarsi
Orient {prop} (Countries of Asia) :: Oriente {m}, Levante {m}
orientalism {n} (the tendency to represent eastern subjects) :: orientalismo
Oriental Longhair {n} :: gatto Oriental Longhair
Oriental Republic of Uruguay {prop} (official name of Uruguay) :: Repubblica orientale dell'Uruguay {f}
Oriental Shorthair {n} :: gatto Oriental Shorthair
orientation {n} ((analysis, differential geometry)) :: orientazione {f}
orientation {n} ((analytic geometry, topology)) :: orientazione {f}
orientation {n} :: orientamento {m}
orienteer {n} (someone who takes part in the sport of orienteering) :: orientista {m} {f}
orienteering {n} (racing across unfamiliar countryside using a map and compass) :: orientamento {m}
orifice {n} (orifice (see anus etc. for specific body cavities)) SEE: hole ::
orifice {n} (mouth or aperture, as of a tube, pipe) :: orifizio {m}, orificio {m}
oriflamme {n} /ˈɒɹɪflæm/ :: orifiamma {f}
origami {n} /ˌɔɹəˈɡɑmi/ (the Japanese art of paper folding) :: origami {m}
origamist {n} /ɔɹɪˈɡɑmɪst/ (person who does origami) :: origamista {m} {f}
origin {n} /ˈɒ.ɹɨ.dʒɨn/ (beginning of something) :: origine
origin {n} (ancestry) :: origini {f-p}
origin {n} :: origine {f}
original {adj} /əˈɹɪdʒɪnəl/ (first in a series) :: originale
original {adj} (fresh, different) :: originale {m} {f}
original {adj} :: originale {m}{f}
original {n} :: originale {m}
original {n} (archaism for an eccentric) SEE: eccentric ::
originality {n} /əˌɹɪdʒɪˈnælɪti/ (the quality of being original or novel) :: originalità {f}
original sin {n} (state of sinfulness in each human) :: peccato originale {m}
originate {v} /əˈɹɪdʒɪneɪt/ (to give origin to, cause) :: originare, dare origine
originate {v} (to take first existence, have origin) :: originare, avere origine
Orinoco {prop} /ˌoʊɹɪˈnoʊkoʊ/ (river) :: Orinoco {m}
oriole {n} /ˈɔɹi.əl/ (any of the various colourful passerine birds) :: oriolo {m}
Orion {prop} /əˈɹaɪən/ (in mythology) :: Orione
Orion {prop} (constellation) :: Orion, Orione
Oristano {prop} (province) :: Oristano {f}
Oristano {prop} (town) :: Oristano {f}
Orkney Islands {prop} (group of islands) :: le Orcadi {f-p}, le isole Orcadi {f-p}
ornament {n} /ˈɔɹnəmənt/ (element of decoration) :: ornamento {m}
ornament {n} (musical flourish) :: ornamenti {p}
ornamental {n} /ˌɔɹnəˈmɛntl/ (plant serving to ornament) :: ornamentale {m} {f}
ornate wolf {n} (Lycaon pictus) SEE: African hunting dog ::
ornithine {n} (amino acid) :: ornitina
ornitho- {prefix} (of or pertaining to birds) :: ornito-
ornithological {adj} (of or pertaining to ornithology) :: ornitologico
ornithologist {n} (expert in ornithology) :: ornitologo {m}, ornitologa {f}
ornithology {n} (scientific study of birds) :: ornitologia {f}
ornithomimid {n} :: ornitomimide {m}
ornithopter {n} /ˈɔɹ.nɪˌθɑp.tɚ/ (aircraft that flaps its wings) :: ornitottero
ornithosis {n} (infection) :: ornitosi {f}
orogenic {adj} /ɒɹə(ʊ)ˈdʒɛnɪk/ (Concerned with orogeny) :: orogenetico
orography {n} /ɒˈɹɒɡɹəfi/ (the scientific study, or a physical description of mountains) :: orografia {f}
orography {n} (the orographic features of a region) :: orografia {f}
Orontes {prop} /əˈɹɒntiːz/ (a river in Syria) :: Oronte {m}
oropharynx {n} (the oral part of the pharynx) :: orofaringe {m} {f}
orotic {adj} (pertaining to orotic acid) :: orotico
orotic acid {n} (pyrimidine carboxylic acid) :: acido orotico
orotidine {n} (nucleoside) :: orotidina {f}
orphan {n} /ˈɔːfən/ (person whose (parent or) parents have died) :: orfano {m}, orfana {f}
orphanage {n} /ˈɔː(ɹ)fənɪd͡ʒ/ (a residential institution for the care and protection of orphans) :: orfanotrofio
orphanarium {n} (orphanage) SEE: orphanage ::
orphan drug {n} :: farmaco orfano
Orpheus {prop} /ˈɔɹfi.əs/ (the musician who searched for Eurydice) :: Orfeo {m}
Orpheus {prop} (male given name) :: Orfeo
or something {phrase} (or something like that) :: o giù di lì
orthite {n} :: ortite {f}
orthobicupola {n} (bicupola in which the bases have the same orientation) :: ortobicupola {f}
orthocephaly {n} :: ortocefalia {f}
orthochromatic {adj} (uniformly sensitive across the entire visible range) :: ortocromatico
orthodox {adj} /ˈɔːɹθədɑks/ (Adhering to established religious doctrine or tradition) :: ortodosso {m}
orthodox {adj} (Adhering to whatever is traditional, customary, accepted) :: ortodosso {m}
Orthodox Church {n} (the Eastern body of Christendom) :: Chiesa ortodossa {f}
orthodoxy {n} /ˈɔːɹθədɑːksi/ (correctness in doctrine and belief) :: ortodossia {f}
orthodoxy {n} (the beliefs and practices of the Eastern Orthodox Church) SEE: Orthodoxy ::
Orthodoxy {prop} /ˈɔːɹθədɑːksi/ (the Eastern Orthodox Church and its foundations) :: ortodossia {f}
orthoepy {n} /ˈɔɹθoʊˌɛpi/ (the correct pronunciation of words) :: ortoepia {f} {}
orthoepy {n} (the study of correct pronunciation of words) :: ortoepia {f} {}
orthogonal {adj} /ɔɹˈθɑɡənəl/ (of right angles) :: ortogonale
orthogonality {n} (the property of being orthogonal) :: ortogonalità {f}
orthogonalization {n} (process of converting a set of functions or vectors) :: ortogonalizzazione
orthographically {adv} (in an orthographical manner) :: ortograficamente
orthologous {adj} (having been separated by a speciation event) :: ortologo
orthopedist {n} (orthopedic surgeon) :: ortopedico {m}
orthopyroxene {n} /ˌɔːθə(ʊ)paɪˈɹɒksiːn/ (a pyroxene with orthorhombic crystals) :: ortopirosseno {m}
orthorexia {n} (obsession with healthy food) :: ortoressia
orthorhombic {adj} (having three unequal axes at right angles) :: ortorombico
orthostichy {n} :: ortostica {f}
orthosympathetic {adj} (of or pertaining to the sympathetic component) :: ortosimpatico
orthotropic {adj} (growing vertically) :: ortotropo
ortolan {n} /ˈɔɹ.tə.læn/ (a small bird eaten as a delicacy) :: beccafico
Orwellian {adj} /ɔɹˈwɛli.ən/ (of or relating to Orwell, especially his dystopian novels) :: orwelliano {m}
Oryol {prop} (a city in Russia) :: Orël {m}
oryx {n} (antelope) :: orice {m}
Osaka {prop} /oʊˈsɑkə/ (city in Honshū, Japan) :: Osaka {f}, Ōsaka {f}
Oscar {prop} /ˈɑs.kɚ/ (male given name) :: Oscar {m}
Oscar {prop} (the letter "O") :: Otranto
oscillate {v} /ˈɑsɪleɪt/ (to swing back and forth, especially if with a regular rhythm) :: oscillare
oscillation {n} (the act of oscillating) :: oscillazione {f}
oscillograph {n} (oscilloscope) SEE: oscilloscope ::
oscilloscope {n} /əˈsɪl.ɪ.skəʊp/ (electronic measuring instrument) :: oscilloscopio {m}
osculating {adj} (having three or more coincident points) :: osculatore
osculum {n} (main opening in a sponge) :: osculo {m}
osier {n} /ˈoʊʒəɹ/ (plant) :: vimini
osier {n} (twig) :: vimine {m}
Oslo {prop} /ˈɒzləʊ/ (the capital and a county municipality of Norway) :: Oslo {f}
osmanthus {n} (plant) :: osmanto {m}
osmium {n} /ˈɒzmiəm/ (chemical element) :: osmio {m}
osmolality {n} (chemistry: the molality of an ideal solution that would exert the same osmotic pressure as the solution being considered) :: osmolalità {f}
osmolar {adj} (of or pertaining to osmolarity) :: osmolare
osmometer {n} (measuring device) :: osmometro {m}
osmometry {n} (measurement of osmotic pressure) :: osmometria {f}
osmophoric {adj} :: osmoforo
osmoregulation {n} (homeostatic regulation of osmotic pressure) :: osmoregolazione {f}
osmosis {n} (movement of molecules) :: osmosi {f}
osmotic {adj} (of or relating to osmosis) :: osmotico
osmotrophic {adj} :: osmotrofo
osprey {n} /ˈɑspɹi/ (bird of prey) :: falco pescatore {m}
ossein {n} :: osseina {f}
Ossetia {prop} /əˈsɛtiə/ (region in the Caucasus) :: Ossezia {f}
Ossetian {adj} /ɑːˈseti.ən/ (pertaining to Ossetia) :: osseto {m}, osseta {f}
Ossetian {n} (member of the people) :: osseto {m}, osseta {f}
Ossetian {prop} (language) :: osseto {m}
Ossianesque {adj} :: ossianesco
ossicone {n} (horn-like protuberance) :: ossicono
ossiferous {adj} (containing or yielding bone) :: ossifero
ossify {v} (to calcify) SEE: calcify ::
osso buco {n} /ˌɑsoʊ ˈbukoʊ/ (Italian meat dish) :: ossobuco {m}, osso buco {m}
ossuary {n} (a place where the dead are buried) :: ossario {m}
Ostend {prop} /ˈɒstˌɛnd/ (largest coastal city of Belgium) :: Ostenda
ostensible {adj} /ɑˈstɛns.ɪ.bəl/ :: apparente
ostentatious {adj} /ˌɒs.tɛnˈteɪ.ʃəs/ (of ostentation) :: ostentato
ostentatious {adj} (intended to attract notice) :: provocante, provocatore
ostentatious {adj} (of tawdry display) :: ostentato
osteo- {prefix} (bone) :: osteo-
osteoarticular {adj} (pertaining to bones) :: osteoarticolare
osteocalcin {n} (protein found in bone and dentin, manufactured by osteoblasts) :: osteocalcina {f}
osteochondrodysplasia {n} (disorder that affects the development of bone and cartilage) :: osteocondrodisplasia {f}
osteochondroma {n} (tumor) :: osteocondroma {m}
osteochondrosis {n} /ˌɒstiːəʊkɒnˈdɹəʊsɪs/ (family of orthopedic diseases) :: osteocondrosi {f}
osteoclast {n} (cell) :: osteoclasto {m}
osteoclast {n} (instrument) :: osteoclaste {m}
osteogenesis {n} (the formation and development of bone) :: osteogenesi {f}
osteologist {n} (specialist in osteology) :: osteologo {m}
osteomalacia {n} (medicine: a softening of adult bones due to inadequate mineralization) :: osteomalacia {f}
osteomyelitis {n} (pathology: an infection of the bone) :: osteomielite {f}
osteonectin {n} (protein hormone) :: adiponectina {f}
osteopath {n} (medicine: a healthcare practitioner who practices osteopathy by manipulating the skeleton and muscles) :: osteopata {m} {f}
osteopenia {n} (the medical condition of having low bone density, but not low enough to be considered osteoporosis) :: osteopenia {f}
osteophyte {n} /ˈɑstioʊˌfaɪt/ (abnormal growth of bone) :: osteofita {f}
osteotomy {n} (surgery: the surgical procedure of cutting a bone) :: osteotomia {f}
ostracism {n} /ˈɒstɹəsɪz(ə)m/ (in ancient Greece, the temporary banishment by popular vote) :: ostracismo {m}
ostracism {n} (banishment, exclusion from community) :: ostracismo {m}
ostrich {n} /ˈɔs.tɹɪt͡ʃ/ (large flightless bird) :: struzzo {m}
Ostrobothnia {prop} (region in Finland) :: Ostrobotnia
Ostrobothnia {prop} (historical province) :: Ostrobotnia
Ostrogoth {n} (member of a tribe of Eastern Goths) :: ostrogoto {m}
Oswald {prop} (male given name) :: Osvaldo
otaku {n} /oʊˈtɑku/ (one with an obsessive interest in something such as anime or manga) :: otaku {m} {f}
otalgia {n} (earache) SEE: earache ::
other {adj} /ˈʌðə(ɹ)/ (not the one previously referred to) :: altro {m}
other {adj} :: altro
other side {n} (afterlife) SEE: afterlife ::
otherwise {adv} /ˈʌð.əˌwaɪz/ (differently, in another way) :: differentemente
otherwise {adv} (under different circumstances) :: in altre circostanze
otherwise {adv} (in all other respects) :: per altri aspetti, a parte ciò
otiose {adj} /ˈoʊ.ʃi.oʊs/ (resulting in no effect) :: inutile, vano
otiose {adj} (reluctant to work) :: ozioso
otolaryngology {n} /ˌoʊ.toʊ.lɛɚ.ɪŋˈɡɑ.lə.d͡ʒi/ (medical study of the ear, nose and throat) :: otorinolaringoiatria {f}
otolith {n} (small particle in the inner ear) :: otolite {f}
otology {n} /oʊˈtɑlədʒi/ (the branch of medicine that deals with the ear) :: otoiatria {f}, otologia {f}
otorhinolaryngology {n} (otolaryngology) SEE: otolaryngology ::
otoscope {n} /ˈoʊ̯ɾəskoʊ̯p/ (medical instrument) :: otoscopio {m}
otovestibular {adj} :: otovestibolare
ottava rima {n} /oʊˌtɑvə ˈɹimə/ (arrangement of stanzas of eight lines rhyming ab ab ab cc) :: ottava rima {f}
Ottawa {prop} /ˈɒtəwə/ (capital of Canada) :: Ottawa
otter {n} /ˈɑtɚ/ (mammal) :: lontra {f}
Ottoman {n} (Turk from the period of Ottoman Empire) :: osmanli {m} {f}
Ottoman {adj} (of the Islamic empire of Turkey) :: osmanico, osmanli
Ottoman Empire {prop} /ˈɒtəmən ˈɛmpaɪə/ (Turkish empire) :: Impero ottomano {m}
Ottonian {adj} (Pertaining to a dynasty of Germanic kings including Otto the Great) :: ottoniano
Ouagadougou {prop} /ˈwɑːɡəˈduːɡuː/ (capital of Burkina Faso) :: Ouagadougou
oubliette {n} /uːbliˈɛt/ (dungeon) :: oubliette {f}
ouch {interj} /ˈaʊtʃ/ (expression of one's own physical pain) :: ahi, ahia
ought {v} /ɔt/ (indicating duty or obligation) :: dovere
ought {v} (indicating advisability or prudence) :: dovere
ought {v} (indicating likelihood or probability) :: [conditional] dovere
Ouija {n} /ˈwiːdʒə/ (a board with letters of the alphabet and "yes" and "no") :: ouija, tavola ouija
ounce {n} /aʊns/ (28.3495 g) :: oncia {f}
our {determiner} /ɑː(ɹ)/ (belonging to us) :: il nostro {m}, la nostra {f}, i nostri {m-p}, le nostre {f-p}
Our Lady {prop} (Virgin Mary) :: Nostra Signora {f}, Madonna {f}
Our Lady of Sorrows {prop} (the Virgin Mary in reference to her sorrows) :: Maria Addolorata {f}, Maria Dolorosa {f}, Madre Dolorosa {f}, Madonna Addolorata {f}, Addolorata {f}, Madonna dei Sette Dolori {f}
ouroboros {n} (a serpent, dragon or worm who eats its own tail) :: uroboro {m}
ours {pron} /ˈaʊɚz/ (that which belongs to us) :: il nostro {m}, la nostra {f}, i nostri {m-p}, le nostre {f-p}
ourselves {pron} /aʊɚˈsɛlvz/ (reflexive: us) :: ci, la nostra {f}, il nostro {m}, le nostre {f-p}
ourselves {pron} :: noi stessi
-ous {suffix} /əs/ (suffix to form adjectives) :: -oso {m}, -osa {f}
oust {v} /aʊst/ (to expel; to remove) :: espellere, cacciare
out {prep} /aʊt/ :: fuori
outact {v} (play a role better) :: surclassare
outage {n} (suspension of operation) :: black-out {m}
out-and-out {adj} (complete) :: spaccato
outboard {n} :: fuoribordo
outboard {n} (outboard motor) SEE: outboard motor ::
outboard motor {n} (engine fitted over the transom of a boat) :: motore fuoribordo {m}
outbuilding {n} /ˈaʊtˌbɪl.dɪŋ/ (separate building associated with a main building) :: chiosco {m}, padiglione {m}
outburst {n} (a sudden expression of emotion) :: esplosione {f}, scoppio {m}, scroscio {m}
outcast {n} /aʊtˈkɑːst/ (one that has been excluded from a society or system a pariah) :: emarginato {m}, emarginata {f}, reietto {m}, reietta {f}, paria {m} [male or female]
outcome {n} /ˈaʊtkʌm/ (result) :: risultato {m}
outcrop {n} /ˈaʊt.kɹɑp/ (piece of land that stands out) :: prominenza {f}, protuberanza {f}, sporgenza {f}, propagine {f}
outcrop {n} (coming out of bedrock or of an unconsolidated deposit to the surface of the ground) :: affioramento {m}
outcrop {n} (part of a rock formation that appears at the surface) :: affioramento {m}, spunzone {m}, spuntone {m}, sporgenza {f}
outcry {n} /ˈaʊtkɹaɪ/ (strong protest) :: protesta {f}
outdated {adj} /aʊtˈdeɪtɪd/ (out of date, old-fashioned, antiquated) :: obsoleto
outdegree {n} (number of outward edges) :: grado uscente {m}
outdo {v} /aʊtˈdu/ (to go beyond) :: fare meglio
outdoors {adv} (in the open air) :: all'aperto, all'aria aperta, fuori
outer {adj} /ˈaʊtɚ/ (outside) :: esterno
outermost {adj} /ˈaʊtɚmoʊst/ (farthest outside) :: estremo
outer planet {n} (planet of the Solar System with an orbit beyond the asteroid belt) :: pianeta esterno {m}
outer space {n} /ˌaʊtɚ ˈspeɪs/ (region) :: spazio cosmico {m}, cosmo {m}, spazio esterno {m}
outfit {n} /ˈaʊtfɪt/ (set of clothing) :: completo {m}, tenuta {f}
outhouse {n} (outdoor toilet, see also: shithouse; latrine; toilet) :: gabinetto esterno, latrina {f}, cesso alla turca {m}
outhouse {n} (outbuilding) SEE: outbuilding ::
outlandish {adj} (strange or bizarre) :: strano {m}, bizzarro {m}, stravagante {m}, straniero {m}
outlandish {adj} (foreign) :: straniero {m}
outlaw {n} (a fugitive from the law) :: fuorilegge {m}
outlier {n} (a person or thing situated away from the main body or outside its proper place.) :: eccezione {f}, anomalia {f}
outline {n} /ˈaʊtlaɪn/ (line marking the boundary of an object figure) :: contorno
outline {n} (outer shape of an object or figure) :: contorno
outline {v} (to summarize something) :: riassumere
outliner {n} /ˈaʊtlʌɪnə/ :: sottolineatore
outlook {n} /ˈaʊtlʊk/ (place from which something can be viewed) :: punto di vista {f}
outlook {n} (view from such a place) :: vista {f}
outlook {n} (attitude, point of view) :: punto di vista {m}
outlook {n} (expectation for the future) :: prospettiva {f}
out of breath {prep} (breathing with difficulty) :: trafelato {m}
out of character {adj} (not consistent behaviour) :: fuori dal personaggio
out of hand {adj} (not under control, out of control) :: fuori controllo
out of it {prep} (drunk) SEE: drunk ::
out of nowhere {prep} (unexpectedly or unexplicably) :: dal nulla
out of order {prep} (not functioning properly) :: guasto
out of place {prep} (not in the proper situation) :: disambientato, spaesato
out of sight, out of mind {proverb} (something not nearby is forgotten) :: lontano dagli occhi, lontano dal cuore (literally: far from the eyes, far from the heart), occhio non vede, cuore non duole (literally: [the] eye doesn't see, [the] heart doesn't hurt)
out of the blue {prep} /aʊt ɒv ðə bluː/ (unexpectedly) :: di punto in bianco (all of a sudden), come un fulmine a ciel sereno (like a thunder in a clear sky)
out of the frying pan, into the fire {prep} (get from an already bad situation to a worse one) :: cadere dalla padella nella brace (to fall from the frying pan into the embers), dalla padella alla brace
out of the ordinary {prep} (unusual; not ordinary) :: fuori dall'ordinario
out of the way {prep} (remote) :: fuori mano
out of touch {adj} (out of touch with reality) :: fuori dal mondo, fuori dalla realtà
out of tune {prep} (not in correct musical pitch) :: stonato, scordato
out of work {prep} (unemployed) SEE: unemployed ::
outpost {n} /ˈaʊtˌpoʊst/ (A military post) :: avamposto {m}
outrage {n} /ˈaʊt.ɹeɪd͡ʒ/ (atrocity) :: oltraggio {m}
outrage {n} (anger) :: sdegno {m}, indignazione {f}
outrage {v} (to cause or commit an outrage upon) :: oltraggiare
outreach {n} /ˈaʊtɹiːtʃ/ (extent) :: estendere
outreach {v} :: esagerare
outright {adv} /aʊtˈɹaɪt/ (wholly) :: completamente
outright {adv} (openly) :: apertamente
outright {adv} (at once) :: immediatamente
outright {adj} (unqualified and unreserved) :: pubblica, pubblico
outset {n} /ˈaʊtsɛt/ (initial stage of something) :: inizio {m}, principio {m}
outside {adv} /ˈaʊtsaɪd/ (on or towards the outside) :: fuori
outside {prep} (on the outside of) :: fuori
outsider {n} /ˌaʊtˈsaɪdəɹ/ (someone excluded) :: estraneo
outskirt {n} /ˈaʊtskɝt/ (periphery) :: periferia {f}
outskirts {n} (the edges or areas around a city or town) :: periferia {f}
outsource {v} /ˈaʊtˌsɔɹs/ (transfer of business to a third party) :: esternalizzare, subappaltare
outsourcing {n} (transfer business) :: outsourcing {m}, esternalizzazione, subappalto {m}
outstanding {adj} (standing out from others) :: eccezionale {m} {f}, notevole {m} {f}
outstanding {adj} (distinguished from others by its superiority) :: eccezionale {m} {f}, notevole {m} {f}
outstanding {adj} (projecting outwards) :: saliente {m} {f}
outstanding {adj} (not settled or finished) :: irrisolto {m}, irrisolta {f}
outstanding {adj} (owed as a debt) :: in sospesso, in pendenza
outstandingly {adv} (in an outstanding manner) :: strepitosamente
ouzel {n} /ˈuːzl̩/ (Cinclus mexicanus) :: merlo acquaiolo {m}
oval {n} /ˈoʊvəl/ (shape like an egg or ellipse) :: ovale {m}
oval {adj} (oval-shaped) :: ovale
ovarian {adj} /oʊˈvɛɹi.ən/ (Relating to the ovaries) :: ovarico
ovariectomize {v} :: ovariectomizzare
ovariotomy {n} :: ovariotomia {f}
ovaritis {n} :: ovarite {f}
ovary {n} /ˈoʊvəɹi/ (female organ) :: ovaia {f}, ovaio {m}, ovario {m}
ovary {n} (botanical organ) :: ovario {m}
oven {n} /ˈʌ.vn̩/ (chamber used for baking or heating) :: forno {m}
ovenbird {n} (Seiurus auricapilla) :: tordo acquaiolo fornaio {m}
over {adj} /ˈoʊ.vɚ/ (ended) :: terminato, finito
over {adv} (again) :: nuovamente, ancora
over {prep} (physical positioning: on top of; above) :: sopra
over {prep} (physical positioning: across or spanning) :: al di là
over {prep} (physical positioning: in such a way as to cover) :: sopra
over {prep} (by comparison: more than; to a greater degree) :: più di
over {prep} :: sopra
over {interj} (end of sentence in radio communication) :: passo
over a barrel {prep} (in a helpless situation) :: spalle al muro
overaccumulation {n} :: sovraccumulazione {f}
overalls {n} /ovəɹˈɑlz/ (loose fitting garment worn over regular clothes to protect them) :: tuta {f}
overalls {n} (loose fitting pair of pants with a bib) :: salopette {f}
overalls {n} :: tuta
over and out {interj} (end of conversation) :: passo e chiudo
over and over {adv} (repeatedly) :: ripetutamente
overblown {adj} (Of exaggerated importance) :: esagerato {m}, eccessivo {m}
overcast {adj} /ˈoʊvɚ.kæst/ (covered with clouds; overshadowed; darkened) :: coperto {m}, nuvoloso {m}
overcast {adj} (meteorological term) :: coperto {m}
overcoat {n} /ˈoʊvəɹkoʊt/ (garment) :: soprabito {m}, cappotto {m}
overcome {v} /oʊvəɹˈkəm/ (surmount, get the better of) :: vincere
overcrowd {v} :: affollare
overdo {v} /ˌoʊ.vəɹˈdu/ (to cook too much) :: cuocere troppo
overdosage {n} (taking pharmaceutical drug in excess) :: sovradosaggio {m}
overdose {n} (excessive and dangerous dose of a drug) :: overdose {f}
overdraft {n} /ˈoʊvɚdɹæft/ (act of overdrawing a bank account) :: scoperto
overdraught {n} (overdraft) SEE: overdraft ::
overdrive {n} (gear on an automobile) :: sovrautilizzo {m}
overdue {adj} /ˌoʊ.vəɹˈdu/ (Late; especially, past a deadline or too late to fulfill a need) :: scaduto {m}, in ritardo
overeat {v} /ˌoʊvɚˈit/ (eat too much) :: mangiare troppo
overestimate {v} (to judge too highly) :: sopravvalutare
overexcite {v} (to excite to an excessive degree) :: sovreccitare
overexploitation {n} (excessive and damaging exploitation) :: sovrasfruttamento {m}
overflight {n} (flight over a place) :: sorvolo {m}
overflow {n} /ˈəʊvəˌfləʊ/ (spillage) :: straripamento
overflow {v} (to fill beyond the limits of) :: traboccare, ridondare, sommergere
overflow {v} (computing: to exceed the available numeric range) :: ridondare
overflow {v} :: debordare, straripare
overhang {v} /ˈoʊvəɹˌhæŋ/ (hang over, as an ornament) :: aggettare, sporgere, sportare
overhaul {n} /ˈəʊvəˌhɔːl/ (a major repair, remake, renovation, or revision) :: revisione {f}
overhaul {v} (to modernize, repair, renovate, or revise completely) :: revisionare
overhead fan {n} (ceiling fan) SEE: ceiling fan ::
overhear {v} /oʊ.vɚ.hɪɚ/ (To hear something that wasn't meant for one's ears) :: origliare
overheat {v} (overheat) SEE: burn ::
overkill {n} /ˈoʊvɚˌkɪl/ (an unnecessary excess of something (idiomatic)) :: eccessivo
overlap {v} /ˌəʊvəˈlæp/ (have DNA parts in common) :: sovrapporsi
overlapping {adj} (pertaining to things which overlap) :: sovrapposto
overlay {v} (overwhelm) SEE: overwhelm ::
overload {v} (to load excessively) :: sovraccaricare
overload {v} (to provide too much power to a circuit) :: sovraccaricare
overlord {n} (a ruler of other rulers) :: signore supremo {m}, sovrano {m}
overlord {n} (anyone with overarching power or authority in given domain) :: signore feudale {m}
overmorrow {adv} (on the day after tomorrow) SEE: day after tomorrow ::
overmorrow {n} (day after tomorrow) SEE: day after tomorrow ::
overnight {adv} (in a very short amount of time) :: da un giorno all'altro, da un momento all'altro
overnight {adj} (during a single night) :: notturno
overnourished {adj} (overweight) SEE: overweight ::
overpaid {v} /oʊ.vɚ.peɪd/ (past of 'to overpay') :: strapagati
overpass {n} (A section of a road or path that crosses over an obstacle, especially another road, railway, etc) :: cavalcavia {m}, viadotto {m}, sovrappasso {m}
overpower {v} (overpower) SEE: compel ::
overpressure {n} (excess or markedly elevated pressure) :: sovrappressione {f}
overpriced {adj} (priced higher than what it is really worth) :: sopra-valutato
overseas {adj} /ˌoʊvɚˈsiːz/ (abroad) :: estero
overseas {adj} (across a sea) :: oltremare
overseas {adv} (abroad) :: all'estero
overseer {n} /ˈəʊvəˌsiːə(ɹ)/ (one who oversees) :: ispettore, capoccia {m}, supervisore {m}, organizzatore {m}, curatore {m}
oversize {v} (To exceed in size) :: sovradimensionare
overstep {v} /ˌoʊvɚˈstɛp/ (To go too far beyond (a limit); especially, to cross boundaries or exceed norms or conventions.) :: oltrepassare
overt {adj} /oʊˈvɜɹt/ (open and not secret) :: manifesto
overtake {v} /oʊvɚˈteɪk/ (to pass a more slowly moving object) :: superare
over there {adv} (in that place) :: laggiù
overthrow {v} /əʊvəˈθɹəʊ/ (to bring about the downfall of) :: deporre, rovesciare
overtime {n} /ˈoʊvɚˌtaɪm/ (worktime) :: straordinari {m-p}
overture {n} /ˈoʊvəɹtʃəɹ/ (musical introduction) :: ouverture {f}
overturn {v} (to turn over, capsize) :: ribaltare, capovolgere
overview {n} /ˈəʊvə(ɹ)ˌvjuː/ (brief summary, as of a book or a presentation) :: visione d'insieme {m}, resoconto
overvoltage {n} (difference in potential) :: sovratensione {f}
overweight {adj} /ˌoʊvɚˈweɪt/ (of a person, heavier than is healthy) :: in sovrappeso
overwhelm {v} /ˌoʊvɚˈʍɛlm/ :: sommergere, seppellire, sgominare, travolgere, sopraffare, confondere, imbarazzare
overwrought {adj} /əʊ.vəˈɹɔːt/ (in a state of excessive nervousness, excitement, or anger) :: sovraeccitato, alterato
overwrought {adj} (elaborate; overdone) :: ricercato, elaborato
Ovidian {adj} (of Ovid) :: ovidiano
oviduct {n} (duct through which an ovum passes) :: ovidotto {m}
ovine {adj} (of or relating to sheep) :: ovino {m}, ovina {f}
oviparous {adj} /oʊˈvɪpəɹəs/ (egg laying) :: oviparo
oviposit {v} (oviposit) :: ovideporre
ovipositor {n} /əʊvɪˈpɒzɪtə/ (tubular organ for laying eggs) :: ovopositore {m}
ovoid {adj} (shaped like an oval) :: ovoide
ovoid {n} (something oval in shape) :: ovoide {m}
ovoviviparous {adj} /ˌoʊvoʊvɪˈvɪpəɹəs/ (pertaining to animals whose eggs hatch inside their body) :: ovoviviparo
ovulate {v} (produce eggs or ova) :: ovulare
ovulation {n} /ɑvjəˈleɪʃ(ə)n/ (release of an ovum from the ovary) :: ovulazione {f}
ovulatory {adj} /ɒvjʊˈleɪtəɹi/ (pertaining to ovulation; ovulating) :: ovulatorio
ovum {n} /ˈoʊ.vəm/ (gamete) :: ovulo {m}
owe {v} /oʊ/ (to be under an obligation) :: dovere
owe {v} (to be in debt) :: dovere
owe {v} :: dovere, essere debitore di
Owenism {n} :: owenismo {m}
owl {n} /aʊl/ (a bird) :: gufo {m} [big], civetta {f} [small]
own {v} (defeat) SEE: defeat ::
own {v} /ˈoʊn/ (have rightful possession of) :: possedere
own {adj} (belonging to (determiner)) :: [used before the noun] proprio
owner {n} /ˈoʊnɚ/ (one who owns) :: proprietario {m}
ownership {n} (legal status) :: possesso {m}, proprietà {f}
own goal {n} (goal scored by player against their own team) :: autorete {f}, autogoal {m}
ox {n} /ˈɑks/ (any bovine animal used as a beast of burden) :: bue {m}, bove
oxalemia {n} :: ossalemia {f}
oxalic {adj} /ɑkˈsælɪk/ (of or pertaining to oxalic acid) :: ossalico
oxaluria {n} :: ossaluria {f}
oxbow lake {n} (crescent-shaped lake) :: lanca
oxeye daisy {n} (flower) :: margherita {f}
Oxford {prop} /ˈɒksfəd/ (city) :: Oxford
Oxford {prop} (university) :: l’università di Oxford {f}
oxidanium {n} (hydronium) SEE: hydronium ::
oxidant {n} (oxidizing agent) :: ossidante {m}
oxidase {n} (oxidase enzyme) :: ossidasi {f}
oxidation {n} (combination of a substance with oxygen) :: ossidazione {f}
oxidation {n} :: ossidazione {f}
oxidative {adj} (Relating to oxidation) :: ossidativo
oxide {n} /ˈɒksaɪd/ (binary compound of oxygen) :: ossido {m}
oxidimetric {adj} :: ossidimetrico
oxidimetry {n} :: ossidimetria {f}
oxidizable {adj} (capable of being oxidised) :: ossidabile
oxidization {n} (oxidation) SEE: oxidation ::
oxidize {v} (to combine with oxygen) :: ossidare
oxidize {v} (to become oxidized) :: ossidarsi
oxidoreductase {n} (enzyme that catalyzes redox reactions) :: ossidoreduttasi {f}
oximeter {n} (oxygen saturation measuring device) :: ossimetro {m}
oxoammonium {n} :: ossoammonio {m}
oxolinic acid {n} :: acido oxolinico
Oxonian {adj} (of or pertaining to Oxford) :: oxoniense
oxtail {n} (meat from the tail of a cow) :: coda di bue {f}
oxyacetylene {adj} (oxyacetylene) :: ossiacetilenico {m}
oxyacid {n} (an acid containing oxygen) :: ossiacido {m}
oxychloride {n} (compound of oxygen and chlorine) :: ossicloruro {m}
oxygen {n} /ˈɒksɪdʒən̩/ (chemical element) :: ossigeno {m}
oxygenate {v} (infuse with oxygen) :: ossigenare, ossigenarsi
oxygenation {n} (process of treating something with oxygen) :: ossigenazione {f}
oxygenator {n} (device that releases oxygen into water) :: ossigenatore {m}
oxygenic {adj} (of, relating to, containing or producing oxygen) :: ossigenico
oxygen therapy {n} (therapeutic administration of oxygen) :: ossigenoterapia {f}
oxyhaemoglobin {n} (form of haemoglobin) :: ossiemoglobina {f}
oxyhydrogen {adj} (using a mixture of hydrogen and oxygen) :: ossidrico {m}
oxymel {n} /ˈɒksɪmɛl/ :: ossimiele {m}
oxymoron {n} /ˌɑksiˈmɔɹɑn/ (figure of speech) :: ossimoro {m}
oxymoron {n} (contradiction in terms) SEE: contradiction in terms ::
oxynosema {n} /ɒks.ɪn.oʊ.ˈseɪ.mɑː/ :: ossinosema
oxysulfide {n} (mixed oxide and sulfide) :: ossisulfuro {m}
oxytocic {adj} /ˌɑksiˈtɑsɪk/ (serving to promote uterine contractions) :: ossitocico {m}
oxytocin {n} /ɑksiˈtoʊsɪn/ (hormone) :: ossitocina {f}
oxytone {n} /ˈɑksɪˌtoʊn/ (word with the stress or an acute accent on the last syllable) :: ossitona {f}
oxytonize {v} :: ossitonizzare
oyster {n} /ˈɔɪ.stə(ɹ)/ (mollusk, see also: clam; mollusc; mussel) :: ostrica {f}
oystercatcher {n} /ˈɔɪstə.ˌkætʃə/ (bird) :: ostrichiere {m}
ozone {n} (O3) :: ozono {m}
ozone hole {n} (region of the stratosphere over Antarctica that is depleted of ozone in the local spring) :: buco dell'ozono {m}
ozone layer {n} (a region of the stratosphere) :: ozonosfera {f}
ozonosphere {n} (part of the stratosphere) :: ozonosfera {f}