Definitions for SECsɛk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. (of wine) dry; not sweet.

    Category: Viniculture/Winemaking

Origin of sec:

1885–90; < F; see sack3


or S.E.C.

  1. Securities and Exchange Commission.

    Category: Government


  1. secant.

    Category: Math

  2. second.

    Category: Horology

  3. secondary.

  4. secretary.

  5. section.

  6. sector.

  7. according to.

Origin of sec:

< L secundum

Princeton's WordNet

  1. second, sec, s(noun)

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

  2. secant, sec(noun)

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

  3. Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC(adj)

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

  4. sec, unsweet(adj)

    (of champagne) moderately dry

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. sec(noun)ɛk

    a moment

    Wait a sec - I'm coming too.


  1. sec(Noun)

    Second, of a minute.

  2. sec(Noun)

    Second, an short indeterminate period of time.

    Wait a sec!

  3. Origin: of second.

Anagrams of SEC

  1. CES

  2. CSE

  3. Esc, ESC

  4. sce.

Translations for SEC

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


having little, or no, moisture, sap, rain etc

The ground is very dry; The leaves are dry and withered; I need to find dry socks for the children.

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