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Symbol, Chemistry.
  1. scandium.

SC

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

sc.1

  1. namely.

Origin of sc.1

< Latin scīlicet, contraction of scīre licet it is permitted to know

sc.2

  1. scale.
  2. scene.
  3. science.
  4. scientific.
  5. screw.
  6. scruple.
  7. sculpsit.

Sc.

  1. Scotch.
  2. Scotland.
  3. Scots.
  4. Scottish.

s.c.

  1. Printing. small capitals.
  2. supercalendered.

S.C.

  1. Sanitary Corps.
  2. Security Council (of the U.N.).
  3. Signal Corps.
  4. South Carolina.
  5. Staff Corps.
  6. Supreme Court.
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Examples from the Web for sc

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Historical Examples

  • 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.


British Dictionary definitions for sc

sc1

abbreviation for
  1. small capitals

sc2

the internet domain name for
  1. Seychelles

Sc

the chemical symbol for
  1. scandium

SC

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

sc.

abbreviation for
  1. scene
  2. scilicet
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sc in Medicine

Sc

  1. The symbol for the elementscandium

s.c.

abbr.
  1. sub cutem, sub cute
  2. subcutaneous

sc in Science

Sc

  1. The symbol for scandium.

scandium

[skăndē-əm]
Sc
  1. 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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