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OD is a two-letter abbreviation and can mean any of the following:

  • Order of Distinction, a civil honour of Jamaica
  • Object Desktop, a suite of skinning and customization programs by Stardock, or ObjectDock, another program by the same company
  • Oblivion Dust, a Japanese rock band
  • On Demand, when it is available on demand
  • Officer of the day
  • Old Dragon, former pupil of the Dragon School
  • Old Derbeian, a former pupil of Derby School
  • Olive Drab, as in OD Green
  • Oneness Darkness, a Texas rock band
  • OpenDocument, the only ISO acknowledged standard document file format
  • One Day Match, a type of shorter match in cricket
  • Optical density
  • Ordnance Datum, a vertical datum used in Great Britain as the basis for deriving altitudes on maps.
  • Doctor of Optometry (O.D.)
  • Organization development
  • Orphei Drängar, a Swedish male choir
  • "Ocular dextra," medical terminology meaning "right eye" ("ocular sinistra" is the term for the left eye). Abbreviated O.D. and O.S. and commonly used in ophthalmology and optometry.
  • Outside diameter, a dimension commonly used to specify the size of tubing or pipe
  • Od language, a language based in Pakistan.
  • Overdose, related to Drugs
  • OverDrive CPUs
  • Odessa, TX, a small city in West Texas
  • On Duty, mostly used in colleges and schools in the attendance sheets to indicate the time the student spent on other extracurricular activities (Cultural Programs etc.)
  • Original dance, the second part of an ice dancing competition
  • Octavian Droobers, an orienteering club.
  • Oringin Destination fare, used for calculating airfares
  • O.D. (musician) a founding member of the Finnish industrial band Velcra
  • Official Dress in the popular agriculture club: National FFA Organization

Non abbreviated meanings of OD are as follows:

  • For the Norse god Od, see Óðr
  • For the life force Od, see Odic force
  • For the Unix program od, see od (Unix)
  • Od, a replacement for "God" in some minced oaths
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