An example of oi used as an interjection is in the following sentences: "Oi! I forgot my wallet at home!" which means "Oh no! I forgot my wallet at home!"
interjectionChiefly British Slang
- (south west England) Eye dialect spelling of I.
- plural form of -os
From the Ancient Greek -οι (-oi), the second-declension masculine nominative plural case ending — the plural form of -ος (-os); compare the equivalents of the Latin second declension (-us → -ī), with which the Grecian case endings are usually substituted in English words, especially in the plural.
oi - Computer Definition
(Operator Interface) A low-level graphical interface to a specialized computer on the plant floor such as a programmable automation controller (PAC), programmable logic controller (PLC) or distributed control system (DCS). Typically built into a ruggedized terminal for shop floor use, it provides a remote interface to the push buttons, switches and gauges found on the equipment itself. An OI does not offer the rich graphics and flexibility as do Windows and Mac-based interfaces. Contrast with HMI. See PAC, PLC and DCS.
- (7) The decay of all diphthongs; ai, oi, ei all become a monophthong variously written e and i (rarely ei), as in the dat.
- At Naples a trifling disturbance in September 1849, led to the lion oi arrest of a large number of persons connected with the Liberals Unitd Italiana, a society somewhat similar to the in Naples.
- The formaldehyde at once undergoes a process of condensation oi- polymerization by the protoplasm of the plastid, while the hydrogen peroxide is said to be decomposed into water and free oxygen by another agency in the cell, of the nature of one of the enzymes of which we shall speak later.
- In such cells as are capable of absorbing it, by virtue oi their chlorophyll apparatus, the greater part of it is converted int< the potential form, and by the transport from cell to cell of th compounds constructed every part of the plant is put into possessiol of the energy it needs.
- Hofmann, who obtained it by saturating an alcoholic solution of ammonium sulphide with sulphur and mixing the product with an alcoholic solution of strychnine, considered the resulting product to be H2S3; while P. Sabatier by fractionating the crude product in vacuo obtained an oi l which boiled between 60° and 85° C. and possessed the composition H4S5.