What does ORC stand for?

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Origin Recognition Complex

Medical » Human Genome

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Ohio Revised Code

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

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Organic Rankine Cycle

Governmental » Transportation

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Operations Research Center

Academic & Science » Colleges & Universities

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Organization Resources Counselors, Inc.

Business » Companies & Firms

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Output Routing Code

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

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Offshore Racing Council

Community » Sports

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Orange River Colony

Regional » African

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Online Roleplaying Client

Computing » Software

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Old Red Cracker

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

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Ogura Racing Clutch

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

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Over Running Clutch

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

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Osaka Resort City

International » Asian

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Orocue, Colombia

Regional » Airport Codes

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Ogura Race Clutch

Community » Sports

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Online Run Control

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

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Original Receiving Charges

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

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Oposición Revolucionaria Comunista

International » Spanish

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Oyl Riding Club

Community » Sports

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Opinion Reference Comment

Community » Media

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Ocean Resource Center

Community » Non-Profit Organizations

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Ohio Resource Center

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

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Oscillating Ravenous Carnivore

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

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Operational Research Consultants

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Oak Ridge Cemetary

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What does ORC mean?

Orc
Our present-day conception of an orc or ork is one of a race of mythical humanoid creatures, generally described as brutish, aggressive and repulsive, stemming from the writings of J. R. R. Tolkien, where orcs contrast with the benevolent Elvish race. Tolkien developed his idea of the orc from the Old English term orc. In popular culture, they are variously portrayed. Orc facial features tend toward the grotesque, and their skin typically varies from black to grey to green. It may be physically stronger or weaker than humans, but always high in numbers. They often ride boars, wolves, and wargs. In many role-playing and computer games, orcs have green or greenish skin.

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