- 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
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.
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)
(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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A mechanism to produce the predicted outcomes to compare with the actual outcomes of the software under test. After [adrion]
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- 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
Oracle Database, the flagship relational database management system (RDBMS) software product released by Oracle Corporation, has undergone several name-changes, and users may also refer to it as Oracle RDBMS or simply Oracle.
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Sacred site where a deity gives answers or oracles, through the mouth of its priest, to a supplicant's questions about personal affairs or state policy. These were often ambivalent. There were more...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20688
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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[ 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
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
a shrine where an oracular god is consultedFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=oracle
a prophecy (usually obscure or allegorical) revealed by a priest or priestess; believed to be infallibleFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=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/
(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
oracle 1. Someone, or something, considered to be a source of knowledge, wisdom, or prophecy. 2. A wise or prophetic statement. 3. In ancient Greece and Rome, a shrine dedicated to a particular god, or goddess, where people went to consult a priest, or priestess, in times of trouble or uncertainty. One of the most famous was the Delphic Oracle of...Found on http://www.wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/1497/2
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)
The USS Oracle was an American Auk Class minesweeper of 890 tons displacement launched in 1942. The USS Oracle was powered by diesel engines providing a top speed of 18 knots and carried a complement of 105. She was armed with one 3 inch dual-purpose gun and two 40 mm anti-aircraft guns.Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/RO.HTM
=== Andaman Islands=== A stunning aerial view of the Andaman Islands. Uploaded by User:Nikkul --thunderboltz(TALK) 16:56, 12 May 2007 (UTC) ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oracle_(Sunn_O)))_album)
Cancer - The Sins of Mankind ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oracle_(Spider_Riders)
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oracle, in Greek religion, priest or priestess who imparted the response of a god to a human questioner. The word is also used to refer to the response itself and to the shrine of a god. Every oracular shrine had a fixed method of divination. Many observed signs, such as the motion of objects droppe...Found on http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/society/A0836762.html
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