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Question 1 of 10
What does “barren” mean?
Definition for ac (2 of 11)
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Definition for ac (5 of 11)
variant of ad- before c and qu: accede; acquire.
Definition for ac (6 of 11)
variant of -ic after Greek noun stems ending in i:cardiac; maniac.
Origin of -ac
From Latin -acus, from Greek -akos
Definition for ac (7 of 11)
(in prescriptions) before meals.
Origin of a.c.
From Latin ante cibum
Definition for ac (8 of 11)
[ ey-see ]
/ ˈeɪˈsi /
Also AC, A.C., a.c.
Definition for ac (9 of 11)
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Origin of A.C.1
From Latin ante Christum
Definition for ac (11 of 11)
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British Dictionary definitions for ac (1 of 6)
the internet domain name for
British Dictionary definitions for ac (2 of 6)
the chemical symbol for
British Dictionary definitions for ac (3 of 6)
alternating currentCompare DC
Companion of the Order of Australia
Aelodau'r Cynulliad: Member of the Assembly (that is, the National Assembly of Wales)
Word Origin for AC
(for sense 2) Latin: before Christ
British Dictionary definitions for ac (4 of 6)
/ obsolete /
(in prescriptions) ante cibum
Word Origin for a.c.
Latin: before meals
British Dictionary definitions for ac (5 of 6)
/ accounting /
British Dictionary definitions for ac (6 of 6)
(in Canada) Air Commodore
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Medical definitions for ac (1 of 3)
ante cibum (before a meal)
Medical definitions for ac (2 of 3)
The symbol for the elementactinium
Medical definitions for ac (3 of 3)
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Scientific definitions for ac (1 of 2)
The symbol for actinium.
Scientific definitions for ac (2 of 2)
Abbreviation of alternating current
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