Resembling; having the appearance of; related to.
One that resembles something specified or has a specified quality.
Like or resembling (something specified)
Something resembling (something specified)
A suffix meaning “like” or “resembling,” as in ellipsoid, a geometric solid that resembles an ellipse.
(1) (Object IDentifier) A permanent number assigned to an object for storage (persistence). It is typically a long integer, such as 128 bits, that can be computed using various methods to create a unique number. It functions in a similar manner to the way a key field in a relational database record uniquely identifies that record in a table. See UUID and GUID.
Origin of oid
From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition
- Greek -oeidēs from eidos shape, form weid- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition