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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun O*gee"
  1. [Arch] A molding, the section of which is the form of the letter S, with the convex part above; cyma reversa. See Illust. under Cyma.
  2. Hence, any similar figure used for any purpose.

Etymology: F. ogive augive, LL. augiva, of uncertain origin; cf.LL. ogis a support, prop. L. augere to increase, strengthen, Sp. auge highest point of power or fortune, apogee, Ar. auj, an astronomical term

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  1. A molding that (in section) has the shape of an S with the convex part above and the concave part below

From French ogive, augive, from Late Latin augiva, of uncertain origin; compare Late Latin ogis (“a support, prop”), Latin augeō (“to increase, strengthen”), Spanish auge (“highest point of power or fortune, apogee”).

  1. (architecture) A double curve in the shape of an elongated S; an object of that shape
  2. (architecture) A pointed arch made from two ogees
  3. (mathematics) An inflection point.
  4. (aesthetic facial surgery) The malar or cheekbone prominence transitioning into the mid-cheek hollow.
  5. (distillation) The bubble-shaped chamber of a pot still that connects the swan neck to the pot and allows distillate to expand, condense, and fall back into the pot.

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Fun Facts about the name Ogee

  • When was the first name Ogee first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Ogee is Saturday, February 28th, 1880.
  • How unique is the name Ogee? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Ogee. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Ogee: Your name in reverse order is Eego. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Goee. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Ogee born Aug 31, 1927

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Oceania approximately on 1150. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, and geologist.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.