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AcronymDefinition
OBSObservation (Groundwater Modeling Systems)
OBSObserver
OBSOrganization(al) Breakdown Structure
OBSObserved
OBSObviously
OBSObsolete
OBSObstacle
OBSOcala Breeders Sales
OBSObstruction (baseball)
OBSOpenbare Basisschool
OBSOptical Burst Switching (IEEE)
OBSOrange Blossom Special
OBSOrganic Brain Syndrome
OBSOff Balance Sheet
OBSOcean Bottom Seismometer
OBSOnline Business Systems (Canada)
OBSOutward Bound School
OBSOffice of Boating Safety (Canadian Coast Guard)
OBSOmni Bearing Selector
OBSOutward Bound Singapore
OBSOpen Bidding Service (Canada)
OBSOrlando Ballet School (Florida, USA)
OBSOld Black Spruce
OBSOptical Back Scatter (class of turbidity sensors)
OBSOn-Board Service
OBSOut-of-Band Signaling
OBSOxford Biosignals Ltd
OBSOperational Bioinstrumentation System
OBSOld Brown Sherry
OBSold body style (automotive)
OBSOperation Boat Smart
OBSOptical Biopsy System
OBSOn-Board Switching
OBSOff Bore Sight
OBSObligation à Bons de Souscriptions
OBSOffice Based Sales
OBSOSIS Baseline System
OBSOn-Base Average and Slugging percentage (baseball statistic)
OBSOn Board Spares
OBSOut of Balance Switch
OBSObstructive Bowel Syndrome
OBSOcé Business Services (New York, NY)
OBSOther Basic Sciences
OBSOlympic Broadcasting Services (International Olympic Committee)
OBSOrange Business Service (France Telecom)
OBSOnline Banking Solutions (various locations)
OBSOily Bird Syndrome
OBSOlin Business School (Washington University; St. Louis, MO)
References in classic literature ?
He who first opens Chaucer, or any other ancient poet, is so much struck with the obsolete spelling, multiplied consonants, and antiquated appearance of the language, that he is apt to lay the work down in despair, as encrusted too deep with the rust of antiquity, to permit his judging of its merits or tasting its beauties.
If our neophyte, strong in the new-born love of antiquity, were to undertake to imitate what he had learnt to admire, it must be allowed he would act very injudiciously, if he were to select from the Glossary the obsolete words which it contains, and employ those exclusively of all phrases and vocables retained in modern days.
His language must not be exclusively obsolete and unintelligible; but he should admit, if possible, no word or turn of phraseology betraying an origin directly modern.
He caught himself nodding, now, and smiled one of those pathetic, obsolete smiles of his, and said:
is fading from her lips; the starlight is on the tulle and lace and roses of her pretty evening dress, with its festooned skirts and obsolete flounces; and I am watching her, ay, and worshipping her, though I do not know it yet.
Denis, where the marble effigies of thirty generations of kings and queens lay stretched at length upon the tombs, and the sensations invoked were startling and novel; the curious armor, the obsolete costumes, the placid faces, the hands placed palm to palm in eloquent supplication--it was a vision of gray antiquity.
It trained his ear and gave him a fine appreciation for noble English; withal it introduced into his mind much that was archaic and obsolete.
To common language, the word is now completely obsolete.
There was, and is when I write, at the end of that low-lying street, a dilapidated little wooden building, probably an obsolete old ferry-house.
It spent one million, eight hundred thousand dollars on a plant that was obsolete when it was new, ran it for a time at a loss, and then sold it to the Post Office in 1906 for one million, five hundred and twenty-five thousand dollars.
I must remind you again that Adam had the blood of the peasant in his veins, and that since he was in his prime half a century ago, you must expect some of his characteristics to be obsolete.
Heavy, broad-backed, old-fashioned, mahogany- and-horsehair chairs, not easily lifted; obsolete tables with spindle-legs and dusty baize covers; presentation prints of the holders of great titles in the last generation or the last but one, environ him.