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odd /ˈɑd/

(a.)奇數的,單數的;單只的,不成對的;臨時的,不固定的;帶零頭的,餘的;奇特的

From: Network Terminology

odd

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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.”* --

Syn: -- extraordinary; queer.

Syn: -- Quaint; unmatched; singular; unusual; extraordinary; strange; queer; eccentric; whimsical; fantastical; droll; comical. See Quaint.

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From: WordNet (r) 2.0

odd

adj 1: not divisible by two [ant: even]

2: not easily explained; "it is odd that his name is never

mentioned"

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]