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Sec meaning in English

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Sec

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Noun

1. s, sec, second

1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites

2. sec, secant

ratio of the hypotenuse to the adjacent side of a right-angled triangle

3. sec, securities and exchange commission

an independent federal agency that oversees the exchange of securities to protect investors

Adjective

4. sec, unsweet

(of champagne) moderately dry

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Sec

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adjective
1. 
(of wines) dry
2. 
(of champagne) of medium sweetness
noun
informal short for second2
wait a sec
abbreviation for
secant
abbreviation for
Securities and Exchange Commission
abbreviation for
1. 
second (of time)
2. 
secondary
3. 
secretary
4. 
section
5. 
sector

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Sec

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Securities and Exchange Commission
noun
Informal
second2 (sense 1) second2 (sense 3)
wait a sec—OK?
adjective
dry; not sweet
said of wine
1. 
secant
2. 
second(s)
3. 
secondary
4. 
secretary
5. 
section(s)
6. 
sector
7. 
secundum
8. 
security

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Sec

see synonyms of sec
adj.
Dry. Used of wines, especially champagne.
n.
Informal
A short space of time; a second: I'll help you in a sec.
abbr.
secant
abbr.
1. second
2. secretary
3. section
4. sector
5. Latin secundum (according to)
6. security
abbr.
Securities and Exchange Commission

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