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  1. Electronics. charge-coupled device.
  2. colony collapse disorder.
  3. Confraternity of Christian Doctrine.

cc

[see-see]
verb (used with object), cc'ed or cc'd, cc·'ing.
  1. to send a duplicate of a document, email, or the like to: I always cc my boss when I write a memo to my staff.
  2. to send (a duplicate of a document, email, or the like) to someone: Jim, please cc this to each of the department heads.

Origin of cc

initialism for carbon copy; with reference to the former use of carbon paper to make copies, now replaced by electronic or photocopied documents
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  • Words that double the first syllable of the preterperfect tense have the first syllable short—as ccd from cd, &c.


British Dictionary definitions for ccd

CCD

abbreviation for
  1. charge-coupled device

cc1

c.c.

abbreviation for
  1. carbon copy or copies
  2. Southern African close corporation
  3. cubic centimetre(s)

cc2

the internet domain name for
  1. Cocos Islands

CC

abbreviation for
  1. City Council
  2. (in Britain) Competition Commission
  3. County Council
  4. Cricket Club
  5. Companion of the Order of Canada
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Word Origin and History for ccd

cc

1936 as abbreviation of carbon copy in business correspondence.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

ccd in Medicine

cc

abbr.
  1. chief complaint
  2. cubic centimeter
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ccd in Science

cc

  1. Abbreviation of cubic centimeter
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ccd in Culture

cc

An abbreviation for cubic centimeter — the volume of a cube that has edges one centimeter long.

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