- An example of oz is a measurement unit for a bottle of water.
- An example of Oz is where the Tin Man lives.
Oz is an abbreviation for ounces, or is the land that Dorothy visits in The Wizard of Oz.
also, for the plural, ozs
Origin of ozabbreviation, abbreviated of obsolete Italian onza (from source Italian oncia
An unreal, magical, often bizarre place: regarded New York City as the Oz of the Northeast.
Origin of OzAfter the fantasy land Oz created by L. Frank Baum in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and other novels
Origin of OzAlteration of Aus(tralian)
oz. or oz (plural oz. or oz)
- Ounce; any of various units of weight and volume.
- Add 8 oz of flour.
- The symbol oz is used only after a number to indicate a quantity of a substance. It is usually written with a space between it and the number.
From Italian oz., abbreviation of onza.
- (colloquial) Australia.