- Od is a theoretical natural force said to appear in light, magnetism, hypnotism and other forces, or the abbreviation for overdose or for overdraft.
An example of an od is a possible force that appears when a light turns on.
- To od is to overdose or get too much of something or to get dangerous levels of something, especially something bad for you or an illegal drug.
- An example of od is when you get too much sunshine and you get a sunburn.
- An example of od is when a heroin addict takes a very large amount of heroin and ends up in a hospital or dead.
Origin of odGer, coined by K. verb Reichenbach (1788-1869), German scientist
Origin of Odeuphemism for God
nounpl. ODs or OD's
intransitive verbOD'd or ODed, OD'ing or ODing
Origin of ODClassical Latin Doctor of Optometryalso O.D.
- Officer of the Day
- olive drab
- outside diameter
Origin of o.d.Classical Latin oculus dexter
Origin of OdAlteration of God
intransitive verbOD'ed, OD'·ing, OD's
- To take an overdose: OD'ed on barbiturates.
- To have or experience too much of something; overindulge: OD'ed on ice cream.
- An overdose of a drug.
- One who has taken an overdose.
Origin of ODo(ver)d(ose)
- Doctor of Optometry
- officer of the day
- outer diameter
- also o/d overdraft
- (archaic except in dialects) God
Alteration of God.
- An alleged force or natural power, supposed, by Reichenbach and others, to produce the phenomena of mesmerism, and to be developed by various agencies, as by magnets, heat, light, chemical or vital action, etc.; "” also called odyle or the odylic force.
An arbitrary coinage.
od - Computer Definition
The measure of the width of the outer surface of a circular or cylindrical object such as a hollow pipe or tube.