Oasis

In geography, an oasis (plural: oases) or cienega (Southwestern United States) is an isolated area of vegetation in a desert, typically surrounding a spring or similar water source. Oases also provide habitat for animals and even humans if the area is big enough. The location of oases has been of critical importance for trade and transportation ro...
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Oasis

(from the article `Britpop`) ...19, 1963Sheffield, Eng.) and had its biggest hit with the single Common People—but it was essentially about Oasis and Blur. What the two bands had ...
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OASIS

(In topic `Web Development`) OASIS (Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards) is a non-profit making, international consortium dedicated solely to product-independent data and content interchange. Focusing on product interoperability, OASIS embraces the complete spectrum of structured information standards including XML,...
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oasis

[n] - a fertile tract in a desert (where the water table approaches the surface)
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Oasis

• (n.) A fertile or green spot in a waste or desert, esp. in a sandy desert.
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oasis

noun a fertile tract in a desert (where the water table approaches the surface)
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Oasis

[1970s group] Oasis was an American rock band from Marin County, California, active in the 1970s. Their sound has been described as psychedelic folk rock, progressive folk and psychedelic pop, characterized by male/female harmonies. With the encouragement of David Crosby, they were signed personally by Ahmet Ertegun, managed by David Geffen...
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Oasis

[Casablanca] Oasis is a quartier of Casablanca, Morocco. ...
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OASIS

[center] OASIS is a national educational organization that offers programs and classes to adults age 50 and older. OASIS offers programs in the arts, humanities, health, technology and volunteer service. The OASIS Institute in St. Louis is the national headquarters. The organization offers programs in 27 U.S. cities through OASIS education ...
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Oasis

[drink] Oasis is a non-carbonated bottled soft drink, which is a product of Orangina Schweppes. In the UK it is manufactured by the Coca-Cola Enterprises in conjunction with Coca-Cola Company subsidiary Atlantic Industries and in the Republic of Ireland it is distributed by Coca-Cola HBC Ireland. It originated in France by Volvic in 1966 an...
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OASIS

[organization] The Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (OASIS) is a global consortium that works on the development, convergence, and adoption of e-business and web service standards. With its headquarters in the United States, a trade association of SGML tool vendors to cooperatively promote the adoption of...
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Oasis

[Roberta Flack song] `Oasis` is a 1988 single by Roberta Flack. The single is the title track off her 1988 album of the same name, and was her first single to chart on the Hot Black Singles chart in four years. `Oasis` went to number one on the Hot Black Singles chart for one week. The single was the first time in ten years that Roberta Fla...
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Oasis

[software] Oasis is the name of a piece of software developed by the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) that converts audio signals such as cellphone calls and television and radio broadcasts into readable and searchable text. It is designed to intelligently analyze an audio signal such as a cellphone call in order to identify ...
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Oasis

[spa] Oasis Day Spa is a New York City Day Spa founded in 1998 that provides services such as waxing, massage therapy, Swedish massage, facials, and prenatal massage. The company also has an offsite massage and pop-up massage program that services the New York metropolitan area and most major US cities. Oasis retails products on their websi...
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Oasis

[TV channel] Oasis is a Canadian English language Category B specialty channel. The channel is owned by Blue Ant Media and broadcasts completely in high definition. The channel broadcasts nature-themed programming on a wide variety of topics from animals to landscapes to outer space. ==History== In August 2005, John S. Panikkar (co-founder ...
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Oasis

[video game] Oasis is a turn-based strategy video game developed by Mind Control Software and published for Microsoft Windows by PlayFirst in April 2005. Konami released a mobile phone port in 2006 and Electrified Games released an iPad version, renamed as Defense of the Oasis, in 2010. Oasis is casual game set in ancient Egypt that combine...
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Oasis

O'as·is (ō'ȧ*sĭs or o*ā'sĭs; 277) noun ; plural Oases (-sēz). [ Latin , from Greek 'o`asis ; confer Copt. ouahe .] A fertile or green spot in a waste or desert, esp. in a sandy desert. « My one oasis in the...
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Oasis

a fertile or green region in the midst of a much larger arid region; Trade Kingdoms
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Oasis

A smooth African goatskin, tanned and dyed in the UK.
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OASIS

acronym: Observation at Several Interacting Scales
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Oasis

An oasis is an isolated patch of vegetation in a desert region.
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Oasis

archaic or obsolete terms > General: Area within a desert where the water table reaches the surface, with enough moisture to permit the growth of vegetation. The water may come up to the surface in springs, or it may collect in mountain hollows.
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oasis

Area of land made fertile by the presence of water near the surface in an otherwise arid region. The occurrence of oases affects the distribution of plants, animals, and people in the desert regions of the world
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Oasis

English pop group formed in Manchester in 1993. Although their style is based on 1960s and 70s rock and roll groups such as the Beatles and T-Rex, their confident reworking of the genre has won them much praise. The original members were brothers Liam (1972– ) (vocals) and Noel Gallagher (1967– ) (guitar and vocals), guitari...
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oasis

fertile tract of land that occurs in a desert wherever a perennial supply of fresh water is available. Oases vary in size, ranging from about 1 ... [7 related articles]
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