Odd

# Odd

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Odd is an adjective denoting the quality of being unpaired, occasional, strange or unusual, or a person who is viewed as eccentric.

Odd may also refer to:

In mathematics, the term odd is used in several senses related to even:
• even and odd numbers
Even and odd numbers
In mathematics, the parity of an object states whether it is even or odd.This concept begins with integers. An even number is an integer that is "evenly divisible" by 2, i.e., divisible by 2 without remainder; an odd number is an integer that is not evenly divisible by 2...

, an integer is odd if dividing by two does not yield an integer
• even and odd functions
Even and odd functions
In mathematics, even functions and odd functions are functions which satisfy particular symmetry relations, with respect to taking additive inverses. They are important in many areas of mathematical analysis, especially the theory of power series and Fourier series...

, a function is odd if for all x
• even and odd permutations
Even and odd permutations
In mathematics, when X is a finite set of at least two elements, the permutations of X fall into two classes of equal size: the even permutations and the odd permutations...

, a permutation of a finite set is odd if it is composed of an odd number of transpositions

In other contexts
• Odd (name)
Odd (name)
Odd, a name of Old Norse origin , the 11th most common male name in Norway. It is rarely used in other countries, though sometimes appearing in other Nordic countries...

, a male name common in Norway
• Odd, West Virginia
Odd, West Virginia
Odd is an unincorporated community in Raleigh County, West Virginia, USA. It is located along Tommy Creek.- Name Origin :According to one story, a group of people gathered at the post office to name the town...

, USA
• Odd Grenland, a Norwegian football team
• Odd Della Robbia, a character in Code Lyoko
Code Lyoko
Code Lyoko is a French animated television series created by Thomas Romain and Tania Palumbo. The series centers on boarding school students Jeremie, Ulrich, Yumi, and Odd who travel to the virtual world of Lyoko to fight against multi-agent computer program XANA with Aelita, a being originally...

ODD may refer to:
• Optical Disc Drive
• ODD (fanzine)
ODD (fanzine)
ODD was a science fiction fanzine published by Raymond "Duggie" Fisher. It was nominated for the Hugo Award for Best Fanzine in 1968....

, a Hugo-nominated science fiction fanzine
• ODD (Text Encoding Initiative), "One Document Does it all", a literate-programming format for describing XML schemas
• ODD, a play by Hal Corley
Hal Corley
-Career:Two of Hal's plays, "An Ounce of Prevention" and "Finding Donis Anne," have been widely performed...

about a teenager with oppositional defiant disorder
• Operational Due Diligence
Operational Due Diligence
Operational due diligence is the process by which a potential purchaser reviews the operational aspects of a target company during mergers and acquisitions.-Process:...

• Oppositional defiant disorder
Oppositional defiant disorder
Oppositional defiant disorder is a diagnosis described by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders as an ongoing pattern of disobedient, hostile and defiant behavior toward authority figures which goes beyond the bounds of normal childhood behavior...

, a mental disorder characterized by defiant behavior