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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

DC

  1. dental corps.

  2. Also, dc, d.c., D.C. direct current.

    Category: Electricity and Magnetism

  3. District of Columbia.

    Category: Geography (places)

D.C.

  1. da capo.

    Category: Music and Dance

  2. District of Columbia.

    Category: Geography (places)

  3. Doctor of Chiropractic.

    Category: Titles, Associations, Organizations

Princeton's WordNet

  1. District of Columbia, D.C., DC(noun)

    the district occupied entirely by the city of Washington; chosen by George Washington as the site of the capital of the United States and created out of land ceded by Maryland and Virginia

  2. direct current, DC, direct electric current(noun)

    an electric current that flows in one direction steadily

Freebase

  1. dc

    dc is a cross-platform reverse-polish desk calculator which supports arbitrary-precision arithmetic. It is one of the oldest Unix utilities, predating even the invention of the C programming language; like other utilities of that vintage, it has a powerful set of features but an extremely terse syntax. Traditionally, the more user-friendly bc calculator program was implemented on top of dc, although more modern implementations are related in the opposite fashion: dc uses bc's library for arithmetic. This article provides some examples in an attempt to give a general flavour of the language; for a complete list of commands and syntax, one should consult the man page for one's specific implementation.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

AD(abbreviation from Latin)

anno domini; (used in dates to mean after the birth of Jesus Christ; also used by non-Christians)

in 630 AD; in the seventh century AD.

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