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o·a·sis

 (ō-ā′sĭs)
n. pl. o·a·ses (-sēz)
1. A fertile or green area in a desert or wasteland, made so by the presence of water.
2. A situation or place preserved from surrounding unpleasantness; a refuge: an oasis of serenity amid chaos.

[From Late Latin Oasis, an oasis in the Libyan desert, from Greek, name of various oases in the the Libyan Desert, from Egyptian wḥ't, oasis.]

oasis

(əʊˈeɪsɪs)
n, pl -ses (-siːz)
1. (Physical Geography) a fertile patch in a desert occurring where the water table approaches or reaches the ground surface
2. a place of peace, safety, or happiness in the midst of trouble or difficulty
[C17: via Latin from Greek, probably of Egyptian origin]

Oasis

(əʊˈeɪsɪs)
n
(Crafts) trademark a block of light porous material, used as a base for flower arrangements

o•a•sis

(oʊˈeɪ sɪs)

n., pl. -ses (-sēz).
1. a fertile area in a desert region, usu. having a spring or well.
2. a refuge, as from work or stress; haven.
[1605–15; < Late Latin < Greek óasis (Herodotus) < Egyptian wḥ't]

o·a·sis

(ō-ā′sĭs)
Plural oases (ō-ā′sēz)
A small area in a desert that has a supply of water and is able to support vegetation. An oasis forms when groundwater lies close enough to the surface to form a spring or to be reached by wells.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.oasis - a fertile tract in a desert (where the water table approaches the surface)oasis - a fertile tract in a desert (where the water table approaches the surface)
desert - arid land with little or no vegetation
2.oasis - a shelter serving as a place of safety or sanctuaryoasis - a shelter serving as a place of safety or sanctuary
shelter - a structure that provides privacy and protection from danger

oasis

noun
1. watering hole, spring, water hole, watering place The province was largely a wasteland with an occasional oasis.
2. haven, retreat, refuge, sanctuary, island, resting place, sanctum an oasis of peace in a troubled world
Translations
وَاحَةٌواحَه
oáza
oase
keidas
oaza
oázis
vin
オアシス
오아시스
oazė
oāze
oáza
oaza
oas
บริเวณอุดมสมบูรณ์ในทะเลทราย
ốc đảo

oasis

[əʊˈeɪsɪs] N (oases (pl)) [əʊˈeɪsiːz] (lit, fig) → oasis m inv

oasis

[əʊˈeɪsɪs] [oases] [əʊˈeɪsiːz] (pl) n
(in desert)oasis f
[calm, peace] → oasis f
an oasis of green amid the frozen white landscape → une oasis de verdure dans le paysage gelé et blanc

oasis

n pl <oases> (lit, fig)Oase f

oasis

[əʊˈeɪsɪs] n (oases (pl)) [əʊˈeɪsiːz]oasi f inv

oasis

(əuˈeisis) plural oˈases (-siːz) noun
an area in a desert where water is found. The travellers stopped at an oasis.

oasis

وَاحَةٌ oáza oase Oase όαση oasis keidas oasis oaza oasi オアシス 오아시스 oase oase oaza oásis оазис oas บริเวณอุดมสมบูรณ์ในทะเลทราย vaha ốc đảo 绿洲
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