- (of wines) dry; not sweet.
Origin of sec1
Origin of sec2
- Securities and Exchange Commission: a board, consisting of five members, charged with regulating the public offer and sale of securities.
Origin of sec.
- Symbol, Trigonometry. arc secant.
Examples from the Web for sec
But Bush has done exactly that, filing the papers for BH Global Aviation with the SEC right around Thanksgiving.Be the Smarter Bush Brother, Jeb: Don’t Run!
December 17, 2014
The FEC has held that social-welfare nonprofits like the Kentucky Opportunity Coalition, which are organized under Sec.Mystery Man Buys Kentucky for the GOP
Center for Public Integrity
October 29, 2014
The SEC disclosure filed last month is required once a firm has more than $100 million under management.Jeb Bush’s Risky Business
July 24, 2014
So did a jingle lawsuit from Dr Pepper and several additional suits from the SEC.Pancakes and Pickaninnies: The Saga of ‘Sambo’s,’ The ‘Racist’ Restaurant Chain America Once Loved
June 30, 2014
“We will be referring this matter to the Justice Department and the SEC,” Levin said.Too Big to Jail: Confessions of a Goldman Sachs Brat
June 26, 2014
Nor are we disposed to recede from our assertion made in Sec.Modern Painters Volume I (of V)
"I'll have no sec worriment in my house," shouted the old man in a broken voice.
"It caps all—you niver heard sec feckless wark," she was saying.
Her house is in the Rue de l'Arbre Sec, two doors from the convent.In Kings' Byways
Stanley J. Weyman
Relief was asked for on the basis of the Revised Statutes, Sec.
- (of wines) dry
- (of champagne) of medium sweetness
- informal short for second 2 wait a sec
- Securities and Exchange Commission
- second (of time)
Word Origin and History for sec
1956, conversational shortening of second (n.).
of wine, "dry," French sec (10c.), from Latin siccus "dry" (also source of Italian secco); see siccative.
- Abbreviation of secant