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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 odd /ˈɑd/

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Odd a. [Compar. Odder superl. Oddest.]
 1. Not paired with another, or remaining over after a pairing; without a mate; unmatched; single; as, an odd shoe; an odd glove.
 2. Not divisible by 2 without a remainder; not capable of being evenly paired, one unit with another; as, 1, 3, 7, 9, 11, etc., are odd numbers.
    I hope good luck lies in odd numbers.   --Shak.
 3. Left over after a definite round number has been taken or mentioned; indefinitely, but not greatly, exceeding a specified number; extra.
    Sixteen hundred and odd years after the earth was made, it was destroyed in a deluge.   --T. Burnet.
 There are yet missing of your company
 Some few odd lads that you remember not.   --Shak.
 4. Remaining over; unconnected; detached; fragmentary; hence, occasional; inconsiderable; as, odd jobs; odd minutes; odd trifles.
 5. Different from what is usual or common; unusual; singular; peculiar; unique; strange. “An odd action.” --Shak. “An odd expression.”
 Syn: -- extraordinary; queer.
    The odd man, to perform all things perfectly, is, in my poor opinion, Joannes Sturmius.   --Ascham.
    Patients have sometimes coveted odd things.   --Arbuthnot.
    Locke's Essay would be a very odd book for a man to make himself master of, who would get a reputation by critical writings.   --Spectator.
 Syn: -- Quaint; unmatched; singular; unusual; extraordinary; strange; queer; eccentric; whimsical; fantastical; droll; comical. See Quaint.
    Pluto is an oddball among its eight sister planets.  It's the smallest in both size and mass, and has the most elliptical orbit.  It moves in a plane tilted markedly away from the other planets' orbits.  Moreover, Pluto is the only planet made almost entirely of ice.    --Ron Cohen (Science News, Feb. 27, 1999, p. 139)

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: not divisible by two [ant: even]
      2: not easily explained; "it is odd that his name is never
      3: an indefinite quantity more than that specified; "invited
         30-odd guests"
      4: beyond or deviating from the usual or expected; "a curious
         hybrid accent"; "her speech has a funny twang"; "they have
         some funny ideas about war"; "had an odd name"; "the
         peculiar aromatic odor of cloves"; "something definitely
         queer about this town"; "what a rum fellow"; "singular
         behavior" [syn: curious, funny, peculiar, queer, rum,
          rummy, singular]
      5: of the remaining member of a pair, of socks e.g. [syn: unmatched,
          unmated, unpaired]
      6: not used up; "leftover meatloaf"; "she had a little money
         left over so she went to a movie"; "some odd dollars
         left"; "saved the remaining sandwiches for supper";
         "unexpended provisions" [syn: leftover, left over(p),
         left(p), remaining, unexpended]