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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)
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Nine-tenths of the Heidelberg students wore no badge or uniform; the other tenth wore caps of various colors, and belonged to social organizations called "corps.
At his residence at Mount Vernon, in March, 1785, the first idea was started of a revisal of the Articles of Confederation, by the organization, of means differing from that of a compact between the State Legislatures and their own delegates in Congress.
So long as the separate organization of the members be not abolished; so long as it exists, by a constitutional necessity, for local purposes; though it should be in perfect subordination to the general authority of the union, it would still be, in fact and in theory, an association of states, or a confederacy.
It is extremely probable, also, that after the ratio of representation had been adjusted, this very compromise must have produced a fresh struggle between the same parties, to give such a turn to the organization of the government, and to the distribution of its powers, as would increase the importance of the branches, in forming which they had respectively obtained the greatest share of influence.
And in Four Dimensions shall not a moving Cube -- alas, for Analogy, and alas for the Progress of Truth, if it be not so -- shall not, I say, the motion of a divine Cube result in a still more divine Organization with SIXTEEN terminal points?
I was sensible of much which was unseen, and which contributed to my comfort; but save for a general impression of automatic organization, I fear I can convey very little of the difference to your mind.
Porthos pretended that this occupation was proof of a reflective and contemplative organization, and he had brought him this gentleman, for whom he believed himself to be engaged, had won Planchet--that was the name of the Picard.
I say, sir, that with the eyes fixed on the social organization of nations, you see only the springs of the machine, and lose sight of the sublime workman who makes them act; I say that you do not recognize before you and around you any but those office-holders whose commissions have been signed by a minister or king; and that the men whom God has put above those office-holders, ministers, and kings, by giving them a mission to follow out, instead of a post to fill -- I say that they escape your narrow, limited field of observation.
The great capital of this association; their long established system; their hereditary influence over the Indian tribes; their internal organization, which makes every thing go on with the regularity of a machine; and the low wages of their people, who are mostly Canadians, give them great advantages over the American traders: nor is it likely the latter will ever be able to maintain any footing in the land, until the question of territorial right is adjusted between the two countries.
The hurry of the times, the loading and discharging organization of the docks, the use of hoisting machinery which works quickly and will not wait, the cry for prompt despatch, the very size of his ship, stand nowadays between the modern seaman and the thorough knowledge of his craft.
Bold Navigators- Equestrian Indians and Piscatory Indians, Difference in Their Physical Organization.
It was a poor, awkward, and clumsy organization, which stood with lowered head and supplicating eyes before a lofty and profound, a powerful and superior intellect.
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