OTS

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AcronymDefinition
OTSOfficer Training School
OTSOffice of Thrift Supervision (US Department of the Treasury)
OTSOffice of Technology Services
OTSOn the Square (various organizations)
OTSOuter Space Treaty (est. 1967; space law; various nations)
OTSOffice of Traffic Safety
OTSOptions Trading System
OTSOn the Side (band)
OTSOrganization for Tropical Studies (Costa Rica)
OTSOff-The-Shelf
OTSOpen Testing Service
OTSOn the Spot
OTSOriginal Text Service (press communications)
OTSOut of Service (complete system/equipment failure)
OTSOn the Scene
OTSOne Tight Slap
OTSOntario Tire Stewardship (Ontario, Canada)
OTSOverseas Trade Statistics (UK)
OTSOver The Shoulder
OTSOpportunity To See
OTSOncotherapy Science, Inc. (Japan)
OTSObject Based Temporal Scalability
OTSOpen Technical Support
OTSover Temperature Shutdown
OTSOpen Two Seater
OTSOptical Transport Section
OTSObject Transaction Service
OTSOld Testament Survey
OTSOffice of Transportation Services (various locations)
OTSObject Transaction Service (CORBA)
OTSOne Time Settlement (legal)
OTSOntario Thoracic Society (Ontario, Canada)
OTSOpen Two Seater (Jaguar)
OTSOptimind Technology Solutions (Philippines)
OTSOptical Transport System (Ciena)
OTSOperator Training Simulator
OTSOccupational Therapy Student
OTSOrdre du Temple Solaire (French: Order of the Solar Temple)
OTSOne-Time Source (US DoD)
OTSOctadecyltrichlorosilane
OTSOfficers Training School (Mangla, Pakistan)
OTSOffice of Toxic Substances
OTSOffice of Transport Security (Australia)
OTSOff the Subject
OTSOrbital Test Satellite
OTSOver-The-Side
OTSOtosclerosis
OTSOperator Training System
OTSOrder Tracking System
OTSOffer to Settle (law)
OTSOxford Transport Strategy
OTSOpening Theme Song
OTSOil Temperature Sensor (automotive engines)
OTSOffice of Trial Staff
OTSOpen Theme Standard
OTSOahu Transit Services, Inc.
OTSOpen Tech Support
OTSOver The Sofa (artwork)
OTSOshkosh Transit System
OTSOwensboro Transit System (Kentucky, USA)
OTSOver Target Schedule
OTSObject Telephony Server
OTSOff Tool Sample
OTSOrchestra at Temple Square (Mormon Tabernacle Choir; Salt Lake City, Utah)
OTSOffice Telesystem
OTSOccurrence Tracking System
OTSOnline Transaction System
OTSOptical Telemetry System
OTSOpen Transport Service
OTSOcean Thermal Structure
OTSOuter Thermal Shield
OTSOperational Test Site
OTSOrbit Transfer System
OTSOpen to Sky (architecture)
OTSOrdo Templi Satanas (Satanism)
OTSOperations Testing and Simulations
OTSOrbital Tracking Station
OTSOfficers' Tactical School
OTSOmnidirectional Tracking System
OTSOSI Transparent Services
OTSOperator Telephone System (ITU-T)
OTSOrdinary Train Staff
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"We can occasionally go off the subject," says Schudel.
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Reforms to school science lessons are being rushed in too quickly and risk turning more pupils off the subject, scientists warned today.
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Barthes continued:</p> <pre> The other reading skips nothing; it weighs, it sticks to the text, it reads, so to speak, with application and transport, grasps at every point in the text the asyndeton which cuts the various languages--and not the anecdote: it is not (logical) extension that captivates it, the winnowing out of truths, but the layering of significance; as in the children's game of topping hands, the excitement comes not from a progressive haste but from a kind of vertical din (the verticality of language and of its destruction); it is at the moment when each (different) hand skips over the next (and not after the other) that the hole, the gap, is created and carries off the subject of the game--the subject of the text.
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