omnium

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NounEdit

omnium (plural omniums)

  1. (cycling) A multiple race event in track cycling. Historically the omnium has had a variety of formats. Currently it consists of the following six events: flying lap, points race, elimination, individual pursuit, scratch race, and time trial.
  2. (finance) The aggregate value of the different stocks in which a loan to government is usually funded.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


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NounEdit

omnium m (plural omniums)

  1. (sports) an open (open sports tournament)
  2. (cycling) an omnium (a multi-event track cycling race)

LatinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

omnium

  1. genitive plural of omnis
Last modified on 5 January 2014, at 13:14