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Symbol, Chemistry.
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SC

1.
South Carolina (approved especially for use with zip code).

sc.1

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Origin of sc.1
< Latin scīlicet, contraction of scīre licet it is permitted to know

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Sc.

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s.c.

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Printing. small capitals.
2.
supercalendered.

S.C.

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Sanitary Corps.
2.
Security Council (of the U.N.).
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Signal Corps.
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South Carolina.
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Staff Corps.
6.
Supreme Court.
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Examples from the Web for Sc
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  • The proverb, "make a virtue of necessity," occurs in Act IV, Sc.

    William Shakespeare John Masefield
  • There are three Scenes that rouse human emotion: that in Act I, Sc.

    William Shakespeare John Masefield
  • Zou must tell it me, zou know, 'cos I've been so good about not Sc'eaming.

    Hoodie

    Mary Louisa Stewart Molesworth
  • No, I'll just please zou; nobody else, and if zou aren't pleased, I'll Sc'eam.

    Hoodie

    Mary Louisa Stewart Molesworth
  • Withdraw the board from the loops, twist these, and on the Sc.

  • Some, however, affirm that the word is derived from the Saxon Sc, a pike.

    Woodland Gleanings Charles Tilt
  • I do not see how there could be any reference to the four kinds of apúrva, Sc.

    The Sarva-Darsana-Samgraha Madhava Acharya
  • It is quoted in Fletcher's comedy of the Pilgrim, act 4, Sc.

British Dictionary definitions for Sc

sc1

abbreviation
1.
small capitals

sc2

abbreviation
1.
Seychelles

Sc

Chemical symbol
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scandium

SC

abbreviation
1.
Signal Corps
2.
South Carolina
3.
(in Canada) Star of Courage

sc.

abbreviation
1.
scene
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scilicet
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Sc in Medicine

Sc
The symbol for the element scandium.

s.c. abbr.
Latin sub cutem, sub cute subcutaneous

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Sc in Science
Sc  
The symbol for scandium.
scandium
  (skān'dē-əm)   
Symbol Sc
A soft, silvery, very lightweight metallic element that is found in various rare minerals and is a byproduct in the processing of certain uranium ores. It has a high melting point and is used to make high-intensity lights. Atomic number 21; atomic weight 44.956; melting point 1,540°C; boiling point 2,850°C; specific gravity 2.99; valence 3. See Periodic Table.
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