or R.C.

  1. radio control.

  1. Reserve Component: military units whose members serve part-time, as the Army National Guard or the Coast Guard Reserve.

Words Nearby RC

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How to use RC in a sentence

  • Now let there be some other ray RC, the refraction of which must be found.

    Treatise on Light | Christiaan Huygens
  • And let the incident ray be RC, the refraction of which it is required to find.

    Treatise on Light | Christiaan Huygens

British Dictionary definitions for rc (1 of 2)


abbreviation for
  1. reinforced concrete

British Dictionary definitions for RC (2 of 2)


abbreviation for
  1. Red Cross

  2. Reserve Corps

  1. Also: R.C. Roman Catholic

  2. China (international car registration)

Origin of RC

(sense 4) from R(epublic of) C(hina)

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