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Oscar or OSCAR may refer to: Wiktionary (a portmanteau of wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 151 languages. ...

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Animals

  • Oscar (fish), Astronotus ocellatus
  • Oscar (cat), a cat who can purportedly predict the deaths of hospice patients
  • Oscar, the Beast of Busco, a North American cryptid turtle

Binomial name Agassiz, 1831 Astronotus ocellatus is a species of fish from the cichlid family known under a variety of common names including oscar, tiger oscar, velvet cichlid or marble cichlid. ... Oscar (born in 2005) is a hospice cat who was featured in the New England Journal of Medicine for his purported ability to predict the impending death of terminally ill patients. ... The Beast of Busco is the subject of a local legend in Churubusco, Indiana about an enormous snapping turtle named Oscar which terrorized the citizens back in 1949. ...

Arts and entertainment

Film

Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... The Oscar is a 1966 comedy film starring, written by Harlan Ellison, Clarence Greene, Russell Rouse and Richard Sale , directed by Rouse and starring Milton Berle, Bob Hope, Ernest Borgnine, Stephen Boyd and Tony Bennett. ... Oscar is a movie from 1967 directed by Edouard Molinaro and starring Louis de Funès. ... Oscar is a 1991 comedy movie directed by John Landis The film is a remake of Oscar from 1967. ... In film, a remake is a newer version of a previously released film or a newer version of the source (play, novel, story, etc. ...

Other

Oscar is a platform game that was released on Amiga A1200 and CD32 in 1994, published by Flair. ... An Oscar the Grouch puppet, at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C. Oscar the Grouch, reading to Slimey. ... Sesame Street is an American educational childrens television series for preschoolers and is a pioneer of the contemporary educational television standard, combining both education and entertainment. ... Oscar Fingal OFlahertie Wills Wilde (October 16, 1854 – November 30, 1900) was an Irish playwright, novelist, poet, and author of short stories. ... Oscar Daniel Bezerra Schmidt (born February 16, 1958 in Natal, Brazil), known as Oscar Schmidt, Oscar Schmidt Becerra in Spain, where he played for Fórum Valladolid for the 1993-94 and 1994-95 seasons, and simply Oscar or Mão Santa(Holy Hand) in Brazil, is considered by many... This article is about the sport. ... Official Biography Paul Nicholas became a household favourite with his role as Vince in the BAFTA Award-winning BBC television series Just Good Friends and for LWT’s major drama series Bust for which he was nominated Best Actor. ... Coast to Coast AM is a late-night syndicated radio talk show in the United States which deals with a variety of topics, but most frequently ones that relate either to the paranormal, or to alleged conspiracies. ...

Military

The Nakajima Ki-43 Hayabusa (隼, Peregrine Falcon) was a single-engined land-based fighter used by the Imperial Japanese Army Air Force in World War II. The army designation was Type 1 Fighter (一式戦闘機); the Allied codename was Oscar. ... FAA radiotelephony phonetic alphabet and Morse code chart. ...

Nobility

In Swedish nobility:

Technology and transport

  • OSCAR, Orbital Satellite Carrying Amateur Radio
  • OScar (open source car), a project aiming to design an open source vehicle
  • Oscar (lawnmower), another brand name for the Lawnbott
  • H set (CityRail), a type of train in Australia also known as Outer Suburban CARs (OSCARs)
  • Ordnance Survey Centre Alignment of Roads, a dataset of the road network of Great Britain, superseded by the Integrated Transport Network (ITN)

Look up Oscar in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... OScar is the first attempt to design an entire car using open source principles. ... H Set or OSCAR (short form for Outer Suburban Cars) is a type of electric multiple unit presently being tested for revenue service by CityRail. ... The Integrated Transport Network (ITN) is an Ordnance Survey dataset containing details of the transport network for Great Britain. ...

Computing

OSCAR McMaster is a web-based electronic medical record (EMR) system developed for academic primary care clinics. ... OSCAR is AOLs instant messaging and presence information protocol standing for Open System for CommunicAtion in Realtime. ... Open Source Cluster Application Resources (OSCAR) is a Linux-based software installation for high-performance cluster computing. ...

Other

The field of Out of School Care and Recreation, often abbreviated as OSCAR, provides forms of childcare to children whose school days do not coincide with the working hours of their parents or guardians: before/after school and/or during school holidays. ...

See also

  • Oscar (given name)
Oscar is a male name used in a few Western European countries. ... Image File history File links Disambig_gray. ...

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