Definition for ca (2 of 7)

CA


California (approved especially for use with zip code).
chronological age.

Definition for ca (3 of 7)

ca'

[ kah, kaw ]
/ kɑ, kɔ /

verb (used with or without object) Scot.

to call, as to call an animal toward one; urge forward by calling.

Origin of ca'

variant of call

Definition for ca (4 of 7)

ca-


variant of ker-.

Definition for ca (5 of 7)

ca.


Also ca (with a year) about: ca. 476 b.c.

Origin of ca.

(def 3) < Latin circā

Definition for ca (6 of 7)

C.A.


Definition for ca (7 of 7)

C/A

or c/a


capital account.
cash account.
credit account.
current account.
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Examples from the Web for ca

British Dictionary definitions for ca (1 of 5)

ca


the internet domain name for

Canada

British Dictionary definitions for ca (2 of 5)

Ca


the chemical symbol for

calcium

British Dictionary definitions for ca (3 of 5)

CA


abbreviation for

California
Central America
chartered accountant
chief accountant
consular agent
(in Britain) Consumers' Association

British Dictionary definitions for ca (4 of 5)

ca.


abbreviation for

circa

Word Origin for ca.

Latin: about

British Dictionary definitions for ca (5 of 5)

C/A


abbreviation for

capital account
credit account
current account
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Medicine definitions for ca (1 of 3)

ca


abbr.

circa

Medicine definitions for ca (2 of 3)

Ca


The symbol for the elementcalcium

Medicine definitions for ca (3 of 3)

CA


abbr.

cancer
carcinoma
chronologic age
cytosine arabinoside
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Science definitions for ca (1 of 2)

Ca


The symbol for calcium.

Science definitions for ca (2 of 2)

calcium

[ kălsē-əm ]

Ca

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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