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occupation a person's normal way of earning a livelihood; profession. [5 definitions]
occupational of or pertaining to one's occupation, profession, or place of employment.
occupational disease a disease or disorder caused by the working conditions or requirements of one's occupation.
occupational therapy therapy consisting of work designed to provide mental diversion or a creative outlet, exercise to heal or correct a physical deficiency or injury, or training in vocational skills.
occupy to control (territory or the like) after seizure. [4 definitions]
occur to take place; happen. [3 definitions]
occurrence the process or fact of occurring. [2 definitions]
ocean the vast expanse of salt water covering approximately three quarters of the earth's surface. [3 definitions]
oceanarium a large public or commercial marine aquarium.
oceanaut an aquanaut.
ocean floor the surface of the ground at the bottom of the ocean.
ocean-going of, or designed or equipped for, travel on seas and oceans, as a ship. [2 definitions]
Oceania the region of the earth wherein are located the central, western, and southern Pacific islands, including Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia. The region is sometimes considered to additionally include Australia, New Zealand, and the islands of the Malay Archipelago.
oceanic of, pertaining to, or produced by the ocean. [2 definitions]
ocean liner a large commercial ship designed for travel on the open seas, which transports passengers or cargo, typically on a regular route.
oceanography the branch of science that deals with the geography and other features of oceans.
oceanology oceanography.
ocean sunfish any of a family of bony marine fishes, esp. a large, slow-moving, tropical species with a flattened body resembling an upright disk.
ocellus the small, simple eyespot that is common to many invertebrates, consisting of a retina, pigments, and nerve fibers. [2 definitions]
ocelot a spotted wild cat of Central and South America, similar to but smaller than a leopard.
ocher any of several iron oxides mixed with clay or sand, ranging in color from pale yellow to reddish brown, and used as pigments. [2 definitions]