or Ont abbreviation Ontario

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  • On — ([o^]n), prep. [OE. on, an, o, a, AS. on, an; akin to D. aan, OS. & G. an, OHG. ana, Icel. [=a], Sw. [*a], Goth. ana, Russ. na, L. an , in anhelare to pant, Gr. ana , Zend ana. [root]195. Cf. {A }, 1, {Ana }, {Anon}.] The general signification of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • On — On, adv. [See {On}, prep.] 1. Forward, in progression; onward; usually with a verb of motion; as, move on; go on; the beat goes on. Time glides on. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] The path is smooth that leadeth on to danger. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • On — On, on, or ON may refer to: On (Japanese prosody), the counting of sound units in Japanese poetry Ön, a 1966 Swedish film On (novel), by Adam Roberts Air Nauru IATA airline designator ON Heliopolis (ancient), an ancient city in Egypt, from a… …   Wikipedia

  • on — I. preposition Etymology: Middle English an, on, preposition & adverb, from Old English; akin to Old High German ana on, Greek ana up, on Date: before 12th century 1. a. used as a function word to indicate position in contact with and supported… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ON — Pronom personnel indéfini, et des deux genres, qui indique d une manière générale une ou plusieurs personnes, et qui ne se joint jamais qu avec la troisième personne du verbe au singulier. On dit, on raconte que... On fait la guerre. Que fait on… …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • ON — Pronom masculin indéfini qui indique d’une manière générale une ou plusieurs personnes et qui est toujours sujet d’un verbe. On dit, on raconte que... On fait la guerre. Que fait on ici? Aussi dit on que... Prendra t on cette place? Ce qu’on aime …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • ÆON — Infobox Company name = ÆON Co., Ltd. type = Public KK (tyo|8267) foundation = 1758 (as Shinoharaya) location = flagicon|Japan Tokyo, Japan key people = Motoya Okada, President industry = Retail services = Shopping malls, Hypermarkets,… …   Wikipedia

  • on — Rub Rub, v. i. 1. To move along the surface of a body with pressure; to grate; as, a wheel rubs against the gatepost. [1913 Webster] 2. To fret; to chafe; as, to rub upon a sore. [1913 Webster] 3. To move or pass with difficulty; as, to rub… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • -on — I. noun suffix Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, alteration of one chemical compound not a ketone or other oxo compound < parathion > II. noun suffix Etymology: from on (in ion) 1. subatomic particle < nucleon > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • On an Island — Studio album by David Gilmour Released 6 March 2006 (UK) 7 March …   Wikipedia

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