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se-

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a prefix occurring in loanwords from Latin, where it meant “apart”:
seduce; select.
Origin
< Latin (d) (preposition), sē- (prefix) without, apart
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  • Apology never treats grace, predestination, election, or justification per SE.
British Dictionary definitions for SE

se

abbreviation
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Sweden

Se

Chemical symbol
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selenium

SE

symbol
1.
southeast(ern)
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Word Origin and History for SE

se-

word-forming element, from Latin se-, collateral form of sed- "without, apart, aside, on one's own," related to sed, Latin reflexive pronoun (accusative and ablative), from PIE *sed-, extended form of root *s(w)e-, pronoun of the third person and reflexive (cf. German sich; see idiom).

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SE in Medicine

Se
The symbol for the element selenium.

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SE in Science
Se  
The symbol for selenium.
selenium
  (sĭ-lē'nē-əm)   
Symbol Se
A nonmetallic element that occurs in a gray crystalline form, as a red powder, or as a black glassy material. It is highly photosensitive and can be used to convert light into electricity. Its ability to conduct electricity also increases with higher exposure to light. For these reasons selenium is used in photocopying technology, photography, and solar cells. Atomic number 34; atomic weight 78.96; melting point 217°C; boiling point 684.9°C; specific gravity (gray) 4.79; (red) 4.5; (black) 4.28; valence 2, 4, or 6. See Periodic Table.
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SE in Technology

networking
The country code for Sweden.
(1999-01-27)

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Related Abbreviations for SE

Se

selenium

SE

  1. southeast
  2. southeastern
  3. split end
  4. stock exchange
  5. system engineer
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