On-Line Inquiry and Report Generator (UNIX DB program)
A person, such as a priestess, through whom a deity is held to respond when consulted; a shrine consecrated to the worship and consultation of a prophetic deity; a person considered to be a source of wise counsel or prophetic opinions.
- an authoritative person who divines the future
- a prophecy (usually obscure or allegorical) revealed by a priest or priestess; believed to be infallible
- a shrine where an oracular god is consulted
In Classical Antiquity, an oracle was a person or agency considered to interface wise counsel or prophetic predictions or precognition of the future, inspired by the gods. As such it is a form of divination. The word oracle comes from the Latin verb ōrāre `to speak` and properly refers to the priest or priestess uttering the prediction. In ext.....Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oracle
(a) An answer to a question, believed to come from the gods.
(b) a shrine at which these answers are given.
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(a) An answer to a question, believed to come from the gods. (b) a shrine at which these answers are given.
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(from the article `Computers and Information Systems`) Database firm Oracle, which had been buying up corporate software firms, acquired Hyperion Solutions for $3.3 billion. Hyperion provided ... Oracle bought Siebel Systems, which made software for managing customer relationships, for $5.85 billion. It was part of Oracle`s continuing e...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/o/25
(Latin oraculum from orare, `to pray,` or `to speak`), divine communication delivered in response to a petitioner`s request; also, the seat of ... [16 related articles]Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/o/25
- a prophecy (usually obscure or allegorical) revealed by a priest or priestess 2. [n] - a shrine where an oracular god is consultedFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=oracle
• (n.) The sanctuary, or Most Holy place in the temple; also, the temple itself. • (n.) A wise sentence or decision of great authority. • (n.) The answer of a god, or some person reputed to be a god, to an inquiry respecting some affair or future event, as the success of an enterprise or battle. • (n.) One who communicates a div...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/oracle/
a shrine where an oracular god is consultedFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=oracle
The ORACLE or ``Oak Ridge Automatic Computer and Logical Engine``, an early computer built by Oak Ridge National Laboratory, was based on the IAS architecture developed by John von Neumann. As with all computers of its era, it was a one of a kind machine that could not exchange programs with other computers (even other IAS machin...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ORACLE_(computer)
Oracle is the name of a model rocket with built-in digital camera, manufactured by Estes Industries, for aerial photography. In contrast to the camera rocket Astrocam, the Oracle allows the making of a complete film of a rocket flight. The Oracle is best flown with a D12 engine (see Estes number coding), but can be flown with C11 e...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oracle_(rocket)
An oracle is a mechanism used by software testers and software engineers for determining whether a test has passed or failed. It is used by comparing the output(s) of the system under test, for a given test case input, to the outputs that the oracle determines that product should have. The term was first used and defined ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oracle_(software_testing)
Cancer - The Sins of Mankind ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oracle_(Spider_Riders)
The Oracle is a fictional character in The Matrix franchise. She was created by the Wachowski Brothers, and portrayed by Gloria Foster in the first and second films and Mary Alice in the third film. The character also appears in the video game Enter the Matrix and the MMORPG The Matrix Online. ==Overview== In the first film, sh...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oracle_(The_Matrix)
The Oracle was a workhouse that produced cloth in the English town of Reading, Berkshire. The Oracle shopping mall which occupies a small part of the site takes its name from the Oracle workhouse. == History == In the 17th century, clothiers in Reading were facing competition from the north of England as they could afford to mak...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oracle_(workhouse)
Or'a·cle intransitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Oracled
; present participle & verbal noun Oracling
.] To utter oracles. [ Obsolete]Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/O/27
[ French, from Latin oraculum
, from orare
to speak, utter, pray, from os
, mouth. See Oral
The answer of a god, or some person reputed to be a god, to an inquiry respecting some affair or future event, as the success of an enterpr...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/O/27
A high-end database management software created by Oracle Corporation. Oracle's relational databaseFound on http://www.superglossary.com/Glossary/Technology/Computers/
A religious custom where people asked the Oracle questions or sought advice. The Oracle was supposed to give the answers of the gods.Found on http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/ancient_greeks/arts_and_theatre
Alongside the BBC's Ceefax, this was the original name for ITV's teletext service, which ran from 1973 to 1993. It is now simply known as Teletext, following a change of operating company, and also covers the teletext services of Channel 4 and Channel 5.
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an authoritative person who divines the futureFound on https://www.vocabulary.com/lists/151465
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Computer software development company, founded by Larry Ellison in 1977, and originally specializing in database management systems. Oracle was initially known as Software Development Laboratories, and then as Relational Technologies. In the high-tech field, its shares are second in value only to those of MicrosoftFound on http://www.talktalk.co.uk/reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0096633.html
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