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SAC

[sak] /sæk/
noun
1.
Strategic Air Command.
Also, S.A.C.
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British Dictionary definitions for s. a. c. s

sac

/sæk/
noun
1.
a pouch, bag, or pouchlike part in an animal or plant
Derived Forms
saclike, adjective
Word Origin
C18: from French, from Latin saccus; see sack1

SAC

abbreviation (in Britain)
1.
Special Area of Conservation
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Word Origin and History for s. a. c. s

sac

n.

"biological pocket," 1741, from French sac, from Latin saccus "bag" (see sack (n.1)).

Sac

central Algonquian people who lived near the upper Mississippi before the Black Hawk War of 1832, from French Canadian Saki, probably a shortened borrowing of Ojibwa (Algonquian) /osa:ki:/, literally "person of the outlet" (of the Saginaw River, which itself contains their name, and means literally "in the Sauk country").

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s. a. c. s in Medicine

sac (sāk)
n.

  1. A pouch or bursa.

  2. An encysted abscess at the root of a tooth.

  3. The capsule of a tumor or the envelope of a cyst.

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s. a. c. s in Science
sac
  (sāk)   
A pouch or pouch-shaped structure in an animal or plant, often containing liquids. The human bladder is a sac.
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Related Abbreviations for s. a. c. s

SAC

  1. single-attached concentrator
  2. Strategic Air Command
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