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7 definitions found
 for Ode
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ode \Ode\ ([=o]d), n. [F., fr. L. ode, oda, Gr. 'w,dh` a song,
     especially a lyric song, contr. fr. 'aoidh`, fr. 'aei`dein to
     sing; cf. Skr. vad to speak, sing. Cf. Comedy, Melody,
     Monody.]
     A short poetical composition proper to be set to music or
     sung; a lyric poem; esp., now, a poem characterized by
     sustained noble sentiment and appropriate dignity of style.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           Hangs odes upon hawthorns and elegies on brambles.
                                                    --Shak.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           O! run; prevent them with thy humble ode,
           And lay it lowly at his blessed feet.    --Milton.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Ode factor, one who makes, or who traffics in, odes; --
        used contemptuously.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  ode
      n 1: a lyric poem with complex stanza forms

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  67 Moby Thesaurus words for "ode":
     English sonnet, Horatian ode, Italian sonnet, Petrarchan sonnet,
     Pindaric ode, Sapphic ode, Shakespearean sonnet, alba, anacreontic,
     balada, ballad, ballade, bucolic, canso, chanson, clerihew, dirge,
     dithyramb, eclogue, elegy, epic, epigram, epithalamium, epode,
     epopee, epopoeia, epos, georgic, ghazel, haiku, idyll, jingle,
     limerick, lyric, madrigal, monody, narrative poem, nursery rhyme,
     palinode, pastoral, pastoral elegy, pastorela, pastourelle, poem,
     prothalamium, rhyme, rondeau, rondel, roundel, roundelay, satire,
     sestina, sloka, song, sonnet, sonnet sequence, tanka, tenso,
     tenzone, threnody, triolet, troubadour poem, verse, verselet,
     versicle, villanelle, virelay
  
  

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

  ODE
         Object Database and Environment (AT&T, DB)
         

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

  ODE
         Online Data Entry
         

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

  ODE
         Open Dynamics Engine
         

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  Ode
  
     An Object-Oriented Database from AT&T which extends C++
     and supports fast queries, complex application modelling and
     multimedia.
  
     Ode uses one integrated data model ({C++ classes) for both
     database and general purpose manipulation.  An Ode database is
     a collection of persistent objects.  It is defined,
     queried and manipulated using the language O++.  O++
     programs can be compiled with C++ programs, thus allowing the
     use of existing C++ code.  O++ provides facilities for
     specifying transactions, creating and manipulating persistent
     objects, querying the database and creating and manipulating
     versions.
  
     The Ode object database provides four object compatible
     mechanisms for manipulating and querying the database.  As
     well as O++ there are OdeView - an X Window System
     interface; OdeFS (a file system interface allowing objects to
     be treated and manipulated like normal Unix files); and CQL++,
     a C++ variant of SQL for easing the transition from
     relational databases to OODBs such as Ode.
  
     Ode supports large objects (critical for multimedia
     applications).  Ode tracks the relationship between versions
     of objects and provides facilities for accessing different
     versions.  Transactions can be specified as read-only; such
     transactions are faster because they are not logged and they
     are less likely to deadlock.  'Hypothetical' transactions
     allow users to pose "what-if" scenarios (as with
     spreadsheets).
  
     EOS, the storage engine of Ode, is based on a client-server
     architecture.  EOS supports concurrency based on
     multi-granularity two-version two-phase locking; it allows
     many readers and one writer to access the same item
     simultaneously.  Standard two-phase locking is also available.
     Ode supports both a client-server mode for multiple users
     with concurrent access and a single user mode giving improved
     performance.
  
     Ode 3.0 is currently being used as the multimedia database
     engine for AT&T's Interactive TV project.  Ode 2.0 has
     also been distributed to more than 80 sites within AT&T and
     more than 340 universities.  Ode is available free to
     universities under a non-disclosure agreement.  The current
     version, 3.0, is available only for Sun SPARCstations
     running SunOS 4.1.3 and Solaris 2.3.  Ode is being ported
     to Microsoft Windows NT, Windows 95 and SGI
     platforms.
  
     E-mail: Narain Gehani .
  
     (1994-08-18)
  

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