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sec

2 [sek]
noun Informal.
second2 ( def 2 ).

Origin:
1955–60; by shortening

SEC

U.S. Government.
Securities and Exchange Commission: a board, consisting of five members, charged with regulating the public offer and sale of securities.
Also, S.E.C.

sec

sec−1

Symbol, Trigonometry. arc secant.

sec.

6.
according to.

Origin:
< Latin secundum

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sec1 (sɛk)
 
adj
1.  (of wines) dry
2.  (of champagne) of medium sweetness
 
[C19: from French, from Latin siccus]

sec2 (sɛk)
 
n
informal short for second : wait a sec

sec3 (sɛk)
 
abbreviation for
secant

SEC
 
abbreviation for
Securities and Exchange Commission

sec.
 
abbreviation for
1.  second (of time)
2.  secondary
3.  secretary
4.  section
5.  sector

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sec  
Abbreviation of secant
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Abbreviations & Acronyms
sec
  1. secant

  2. second

  3. secretary

SEC
  1. Securities and Exchange Commission

  2. security deposit

sec.
  1. second

  2. secretary

  3. section

  4. sector

  5. Latin secundum (according to)

  6. security

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