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olm

(əʊlm; ɒlm)
n
(Animals) a pale blind eel-like salamander, Proteus anguinus, of underground streams in SE Europe, that retains its larval form throughout its life: family Proteidae. See also mudpuppy
[C20: from German]
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Noun1.olm - European aquatic salamander with permanent external gills that lives in cavesolm - European aquatic salamander with permanent external gills that lives in caves
salamander - any of various typically terrestrial amphibians that resemble lizards and that return to water only to breed
genus Proteus, Proteus - type genus of the Proteidae
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Llanarth enjoyed their trip to Panteg, winning 5-1 with goals from Paul Detheridge, Gavin Phillips, Chris Powell, David Olms and Alistair Maidment.
The structural facet consists of organizational learning mechanisms (OLMs), which are institutionalized structural and procedural arrangements, and informal systematic practices that allow organizations systematically to collect, analyse, store, disseminate, and use information that is relevant to the performance of the organization and its members (Popper & Lipshitz, 1999, 2000).
The publishing firm Olms is to be thanked for making accessible a rarity from the rich but barely explored treasures of journal publishing during the censorship-ridden Vormarz.