(redirected from ordinary seaman)
Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
OSOperating System
OSOh Shoot (polite form)
OSOculus Sinister (Latin: Left Eye)
OSOpen Source
OSOpen Systems
OSOn Schedule
OSOld Style
OSOld School
OSOnline Services
OSOne Side
OSOverall Survival
OSOff Screen (cinematography)
OSOuter Space
OSOut of Stock
OSOffice of the Secretary
OSOffice Support
OSOxidative Stress
OSOrdnance Survey
OSOregon State (also seen as OSU)
OSOmaha Steaks (meat company)
OSOld Style (or Old System; referring to Julian Calendars)
OSOrlando Sentinel (Orlando, FL newspaper)
OSOutsourcing Services
OSOutput Status
OSOfficial Statement (government finances)
OSOur Savior
OSAustrian Airlines (IATA airline code)
OSOperational Security
OSOld Stuff :-)
OSOcean Springs (Mississippi)
OSOperations Support (various organizations)
OSOliver Stone (director)
OSOrioles (Baltimore baseball team)
OSOld Spice (after shave brand)
OSOcean Shores (Washington)
OSOverall Satisfaction
OSOwen Sound (City, Canada)
OSOperator Services (various agencies)
OSOff Stage
OSOssetian (language identifier; RFC 3066)
OSOn Scene
OSOver the Shoulder (cinematography)
OSOversold (stock market)
OSOxygen Sensor
OSOutlaw Star (action-anime)
OSOnly Son
OSOs Giken (automotive racing parts manufacturer)
OSObservational Study
OSOrthopedic Surgeon
OSOver Speed
OSOperations Specialist (USN Rating)
OSOpen Sockets (Diablo II gaming)
OSOptical Scanning
OSOughtred Society (est. 1991; slide rule collectors)
OSOver Stock
OSOlympiska Spelen (Swedish: Olympic Games)
OSOwn Ship
OSOld Saxon
OSOutdoor Skills
OSOfficial Solicitor (UK)
OSOsijek, Croatia (license plate)
OSOrganizational Support
OSOperserv (IRC Operator Server)
OSOnboard Software
OSOcean Surveillance
OSOrdinary Seaman
OSOff Scene
OSOffice of Security
OSOffice Superintendent
OSObsidian Sanctum (World of Warcraft)
OSOrdinary Seaman (Canadian naval rank)
OSOperations Squadron
OSOrder Statistic
OSOrbital Station
OSOffice of Systems
OSOil Separator
OSOutput Spy
OSOffice of Sustainability
OSOperating Standard
OSOperating Statement
OSOhr Somayach (school)
OSOpening Snap (mitral valve)
OSOffensive Support
OSOptical Sight
OSOuvrier Spécialisé (French: semi-skilled worker)
OSObiettivi Specifici
OSOpen Skies treaty
OSOfficer's Statement (performance evaluation)
OSObservation Squadron
OSOperational Suitability
OSOrthopterists' Society
OSObject Slice
OSOperating Strength
OSOrganized Stalking
OSOptical Silicon (semiconductor chip components)
OSOver Shield (Halo video game)
OSOvertime Scheduled
OSOblates of Wisdom
OSOperationalizing the Strategy
OSOgawa Shigeo (Engines)
OSOtm Shank Jazz Quintet (band)
OSOrganic Signal
OSOrienting Station (surveyed reference location for artillery position)
OSOrdnance Specification
OSOperational Superintendence (on overtime forms)
OSOld Silcoatian (Silcoates School, Wakefield, UK)
References in periodicals archive ?
Colorful reef fish, great sharks and endangered sea turtles can all be sold on to aquariums for several hundred to nearly 1,000 dollars -- more than matching the yearly income of an ordinary seaman.
Ordinary Seaman Carmel Azak, a Nisga'a from Terrace, B.
Although the life of an ordinary seaman often involves drudgery and boredom, it can at the same time offer experiences to arouse the envy of a rich landlubber.
Estaban is experienced at killing Contras, not running ships, so he is signed on at the lowest level, as an ordinary seaman.
Based on the author's experiences in 1834-44 as an ordinary seaman aboard the U.
One very proper young RN Ordinary Seaman, having found himself a Sten gun, had attached himself as ship's company, and to add lustre to the white ensign that had been provided with the naval stores, a temporary acting sub-lieutenant, Royal Naval Reserve, took command.
She was a 1914 destroyer and had what might be called character, so Ordinary Seaman Clark was pleased when he discovered after one month that he was being transferred - and his new posting was a much better prospect.
Prizewinners were: Leading Seaman Beveridge, Able Seaman Matthew Cain, Able Cadet Sharon Boxall, Able Seaman Michael Watson, Leading Seaman Richard Evans, Leading Cadet Maxine Collier and Ordinary Seaman Beever.
Caption: In this 2008 photo, Ordinary Seaman Richard Sutley transmits messages with flags from the bridge wing of HMCS Iroquois (foreground) to HMCS Protecteur during a replenisment at sea.
Daniel Bigley, of Jarrow, born April 1892, died December 30 1915, aged 23: After working in Jarrow's Palmer's shipyard, Daniel joined the Tynemouth Royal Garrison Artillery Company, then the Royal Naval Voluntary reserve as an ordinary seaman.