California (approved especially for use with zip code).
verb (used with or without object) Scot.
to call, as to call an animal toward one; urge forward by calling.
Also ca (with a year) about: ca. 476 b.c.
Origin of ca.
(def 3) < Latin circā
Accounting. chief accountant.
controller of accounts.
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Examples from the Web for ca
Contemporary Examples of ca
“Then I learned he can't spell and is a manager at a CPK,” she said.
Now it can't open on my phone due to what appears to be software incompatibility.
So when he told me, 'You can come to my show, but you can't come to see Phoebe, and you can't come to see Riccardo, that was odd.
“Sorry I can't give you more, but at this time our office has no comment,” his spokesman, Sergio Gor, said.
Capra is sorry he can't attend but wants both Hitch and Alma to know he is thinking of them.
Historical Examples of ca
Can't tell; you don't know how big pills she's been smokin'.
Tell Mrs. Van Geist if she can't come down, I'll run up to her.
You can't get them too cold for Perce at breakfast, nowadays.
And I can't have any one with troubles on this Cunarder—not for the next thirty days.
He can't acquire the gift, and no more can a chap acquire this gift.
British Dictionary definitions for ca
the internet domain name for
(in Britain) Consumers' Association
Word Origin for ca.
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The symbol for the elementcalcium
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A silvery-white, moderately hard metallic element of the alkaline-earth group that occurs in limestone and gypsum. It is a basic component of leaves, bones, teeth, and shells, and is essential for the normal growth and development of most animals and plants. Calcium is used to make plaster, cement, and alloys. Atomic number 20; atomic weight 40.08; melting point 842 to 848°C; boiling point 1,487°C; specific gravity 1.55; valence 2. See Periodic Table.
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