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CA

1.
California (approved especially for use with zip code).
2.
chronological age.

ca'

[kah, kaw] /kɑ, kɔ/
verb (used with or without object), Scot.
1.
to call, as to call an animal toward one; urge forward by calling.
Origin of ca'
variant of call

ca-

1.
variant of ker-.

ca.

1.
2.
3.
Also, ca. (with a year) about:
ca. 476 b.c.
Origin
(def 3) < Latin circā

C.A.

1.
Central America.
3.
Accounting. chief accountant.
4.
Coast Artillery.
5.
commercial agent.
6.
consular agent.
7.
controller of accounts.

C/A

or c/a

1.
capital account.
2.
cash account.
3.
credit account.
4.
current account.
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British Dictionary definitions for Ca

ca

abbreviation
1.
Canada

Ca

Chemical symbol
1.
calcium

CA

abbreviation
1.
California
2.
Central America
3.
chartered accountant
4.
chief accountant
5.
consular agent
6.
(in Britain) Consumers' Association

ca.

abbreviation
1.
circa
Word Origin
Latin: about

C/A

abbreviation
1.
capital account
2.
credit account
3.
current account
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Ca in Medicine

ca abbr.
circa

Ca
The symbol for the element calcium.

CA abbr.

  1. cancer

  2. carcinoma

  3. C.A. chronologic age

  4. cytosine arabinoside

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Ca in Science
Ca  
The symbol for calcium.
calcium
  (kāl'sē-əm)   
Symbol Ca
A silvery-white, moderately hard metallic element of the alkaline-earth group that occurs in limestone and gypsum. It is a basic component of leaves, bones, teeth, and shells, and is essential for the normal growth and development of most animals and plants. Calcium is used to make plaster, cement, and alloys. Atomic number 20; atomic weight 40.08; melting point 842 to 848°C; boiling point 1,487°C; specific gravity 1.55; valence 2. See Periodic Table.
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