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oboe: Meaning and Definition of

o•boe

Pronunciation: (?'b?), [key]
? n.
  1. a woodwind instrument having a slender conical, tubular body and a double-reed mouthpiece.
  2. (in an organ) a reed stop with a sound like that of an oboe.
  3. (a word formerly used in communications to represent the letter O.)

o•boe

Pronunciation: (?'b?), [key]
? n.
  1. a navigation system utilizing two radar ground stations that measure the distance to an aircraft and then radio the information to the aircraft.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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