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dec-

1.
variant of deca- before a vowel:
decathlon.

Dec.

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dec.1

1.
(in prescriptions) pour off.
Origin of dec.1
< Latin dēcantā

dec.2

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2.
4.
5.
Music. decrescendo.
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Dec

abbreviation
1.
December

dec.

abbreviation
1.
deceased
2.
(music) decrescendo
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dec in Technology

programming
/dek/ decrement, decrease by one. Especially used by assembly language programmers, as many assembly languages have a "dec" mnemonic.
Opposite: inc.
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Related Abbreviations for dec

dec

decoration

DEC

1.
decorated
2.
Department of Environmental Conservation
3.
Digital Equipment Corporation

dec.

1.
deceased
2.
declaration
3.
declension
4.
declination
5.
decorated
6.
decorative
7.
decrease
8.
decrescendo

Dec.

December
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