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Electricity. direct current.
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Other definitions for dc (2 of 3)

DC

abbreviation
dental corps.
Electricity. direct current.
District of Columbia (approved especially for use with zip code).

Other definitions for dc (3 of 3)

D.C.

abbreviation
Music. da capo.
Dictionary of Canadianisms.
Electricity. direct current.
Doctor of Chiropractic.
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British Dictionary definitions for dc (1 of 2)

DC

abbreviation for
music da capo
Detective Constable
direct currentCompare AC
district commissioner
Also: D.C. District of Columbia
defined-contribution

British Dictionary definitions for dc (2 of 2)

D.C.

abbreviation for (in the US and Canada)
Doctor of Chiropractic
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Scientific definitions for dc

DC

Abbreviation of direct current
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