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What is the full form of OD

(i) OD: Optical Density

OD stands for Optical Density. The transmission of light or other electromagnetic waves by matter is known as optical density. The emission and absorption process involves interactions between elementary particles like electrons, atoms, and ions, among others, depending on the wavelength of the radiations.

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Absorption occurs when a light beam interacts with absorbent atoms. The thickness of the sample and the quantity of absorbing traces play a crucial role. The ratio of the radiation passing through a substance to that of the falling radiation is logarithmic. It is frequently asserted to be the same as absorption.

The expression of optical element transmittance is written as follows for a particular wavelength:

  • Log10 (1/T), where T represents the transmittance.

The transmittance decreases as optical density rises.

Transmission loss reported in dB is equal to the respective density multiplied by ten. For instance, a transmission loss of 3dB is associated with a thickness of 0.3.

(ii) OD: Occupational Disease

OD stands for Occupational Disease. Any chronic illness that develops due to employment or a job function is referred to as an occupational disease. It is a component of workplace safety and health. An occupational disease is usually recognised when it can be demonstrated that a given group of employees exhibits a higher prevalence of the disease than the general population or other worker populations. Squamous cell carcinoma of the scrotum, the first such illness to be recognised, was found in chimney sweep boys in 1775 by Sir Percival Pott. Traumatic occupational dangers, such as falls by roofers, are not thought of as occupational disorders.

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The burden of proving that a particular sickness was caused by something other than the worker's exposure to the workplace is on the employer or insurer under the workers' compensation laws of many jurisdictions. Occupational diseases frequently describe illnesses covered by national workers' compensation authorities. However, many nations do not provide compensation for conditions like work-related musculoskeletal problems (e.g. in Norway). Therefore, diseases of an occupational origin are referred to as work-related disorders. However, this phrase would then cover illnesses with occupational roots that are both compensable and non-compensable.

(iii) OD: Old Dominion

OD stands for Old Dominion. American country music group Old Dominion was founded in Nashville, Tennessee. The group members are Brad Tursi on bass guitar, Geoff Sprung on guitar, Whit Sellers on drums, and Matthew Ramsey on lead vocals (guitar). The pop-influenced contemporary country with rock instrumentation is what they love to portray with their performances.

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The group has released three EPs and four full-length albums. Their debut studio album, Meat and Candy on RCA Records Nashville, which featured the hits "Break Up with Him", "Snapback", and "Song for Another Time", was published the following year after they released their self-titled EP in 2014. In 2017, they published their second album, Happy Endings, which featured the singles "No Such Thing as a Broken Heart", "Written in the Sand", and "Hotel Key". 2019 saw the release of the third album named Old Dominion, which featured the top-charting singles "Make It Sweet" and "One Man Band". Time, Tequila & Therapy, published in 2021, comes next.

(iv) OD: Open Diary

OD also stands for Open Diary. Open Diary is an online diary community and a pioneer of social networking software. On October 20, 1998, it was established. However, on February 7, 2014, Open Diary went offline. On January 26, 2018, it was relaunched. Bruce Ableson and Susan Ableson, known on the Open Diary website as The DiaryMaster and The DiaryMistress, were the site's owners and operators. Open Diary was "the first website that brought online diary authors together into a community", according to Ableson.

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Since its inception, Open Diary has hosted over five million journals and was the home to over 500,000 journals. There were more than 561,000 diaries on as of October 2008, containing logs from around 77 different nations and all seven continents. Reader comments and friends-only privacy were two innovative features that later proved essential to designing numerous social networking and blogging websites.

Users of Open Diary have the option to make public, private, or friends-only diaries. Each entry might be public, private, or friends-only, depending on how personal a journal was overall. Users could add as many entries as they wanted to their diaries.

On the website, user comments on diary entries were permitted and linked to the Diary of the note-taker. Diaries were set to accept anonymous notes from persons outside of Open Diary or from members only, and letters were either assigned to be public or private.

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