CCD

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Electronics. charge-coupled device.
Confraternity of Christian Doctrine.

cc

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verb (used with object), cc'ed or cc'd, cc·'ing.

to send a duplicate of a document, email, or the like to: I always cc my boss when I write a memo to my staff.
to send (a duplicate of a document, email, or the like) to someone: Jim, please cc this to each of the department heads.

Origin of cc

initialism for carbon copy; with reference to the former use of carbon paper to make copies, now replaced by electronic or photocopied documents
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  • Words that double the first syllable of the preterperfect tense have the first syllable short—as ccd from cd, &c.


British Dictionary definitions for ccd

CCD

abbreviation for

charge-coupled device

cc

1

c.c.

abbreviation for

carbon copy or copies
Southern African close corporation
cubic centimetre(s)

cc

2

the internet domain name for

Cocos Islands

CC

abbreviation for

City Council
(in Britain) Competition Commission
County Council
Cricket Club
Companion of the Order of Canada
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Word Origin and History for ccd

cc

1936 as abbreviation of carbon copy in business correspondence.

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ccd in Medicine

cc

abbr.

chief complaint
cubic centimeter
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ccd in Science

cc

Abbreviation of cubic centimeter
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ccd in Culture

cc

An abbreviation for cubic centimeter — the volume of a cube that has edges one centimeter long.

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