Red Cross.
Reserve Corps.
Roman Catholic.
Also, RC.
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abbreviation for
reinforced concrete

abbreviation for
1.  Red Cross
2.  Reserve Corps
3.  Also: R.C. Roman Catholic
4.  China (international car registration)
[(sense 4) from R(epublic of) C(hina)]

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file /R-C fi:l/ n. [Unix: from `runcom files' on the CTSS system 1962-63, via the startup script `/etc/rc'] Script file containing startup instructions for an application program (or an entire operating system), usually a text file containing commands of the sort that might have been invoked manually once the system was running but are to be executed automatically each time the system starts up. See also dot file, profile (sense 1).
Computing Dictionary

rc definition

1. (run commands) The filename extension common to many Unix configuration files, e.g. .newsrc, .cshrc, .twmrc, elmrc, etc.
The suffix "rc" derives from a script-creation utility in CTSS called "runcom" (for "run commands").
Unix FAQ (http://cis.ohio-state.edu/hypertext/faq/usenet/unix-faq/faq/top.html).
2. A shell from AT&T's Plan 9, by Tom Duff. rc offers much the same capabilities as a traditional Bourne shell, but with a much cleaner syntax.
An open source reimplementation was made by Byron Rakitzis, and is now maintained by Tim Goodwin .
Latest version: 1.6, as of 2000-06-15.
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Abbreviations & Acronyms
  1. red card (soccer)

  2. Red Cross

  3. Roman Catholic

  4. Taiwan (international vehicle ID)

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