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 (ə-gôn′ĕk, -gŏn′-)
A mark resembling a hook (˛) placed beneath a letter, usually to indicate nasalization, as in Polish, or sometimes vowel length, as in Lithuanian.

[Polish, from diminutive of ogon, tail, from Proto-Slavic *ogonŭ (probably originally "that which drives away (flies and the like)") : *o-, ob-, around, on + *goniti, to push, chase, drive.]
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Over the period 1941 to 1978, he published at least 78 articles or encyclopedia entries, mainly on the history of Arctic exploration, in journals such as Sovetskaya arktika, Morskoy flot, Meteorologiya, Gidrologiya, Vokrug sveta, Problemy Arktiki i Antarktiki, Ogonek, Izvestiya Vsesoyuznogo Geograficheskogo Obshchestva, Priroda and Letopis' Severa, and newspapers such as Pravda, Vodnyy Transport, Vechernaya Moskva, and Nedelya, as well as entries in the Bol'shay a Sovetskaya Entsiklopediya and Kratkaya Geograficheskaya Entsiklopediya.
Writers compared the domestic kitchen to a scientific laboratory, and the popular weekly Ogonek averred, "You see, cookery loves exactness, just as mathematics and physics do." Efficiency in work and in ingredients would permit the housewife to feed her family nutritiously with the least expenditure of time, effort, and rubles spent on foodstuffs.
Ogonek et al., "Milestones of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation--from first human studies to current developments," Frontiers in Immunology, vol.
About the author: A professional journalist, Alexander Terekhov has contributed to Ogonek, a top Russian magazine, and worked for the editorial teams of various publications.
In charting the 1920s development of photojournalism in popular magazine Ogonek this section also excels.
On assignment for the All-Union Soviet newspaper Pravda, Il'f and Petrov recorded their impressions of US society in the extremely popular novel One-Storied America (Odnoetazhnaia Amerika), and in a series of eleven photographic essays that Ogonek printed in 1936.
The broad scope of the evening sky described in the opening lines of Pushkin's poem is juxtaposed in the second stanza with a detailed, intimate view of a private, "homey" interior that could not be further from a military camp in feel: "And night has clothed with twilight / The peaceful corner of comfort / In the fireplace burns a small flame" (I mirnyi negi ugolok / Noch' sumrakom odela, / V kamne gasnet ogonek).
"The solution gives service providers a significant data monetization advantage that goes well beyond simple integration of policy and charging," said Ed Ogonek, general manager of the Data Experience Product Business Unit at Amdocs.
It would be a visible "very small star" which would encircle the globe 16 times every day, taking 95 minutes for each round trip, the Soviet weekly Ogonek said.
Ottawa, Ontario-based Bridgewater, led by President and CEO Ed Ogonek, provides policy, subscriber management and network control solutions for mobile, telecom and data communication service providers.
"Becoming part of Amdocs would enable us to accelerate our corporate growth strategy, centered around global expansion, enabling the transformation to next generation converged networks, portfolio and solution innovation, and leveraging our installed base," said Ed Ogonek, president and CEO, Bridgewater.