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Origin of sac
noun, plural Sacs, (especially collectively) Sac.
Examples from the Web for sac
Meanwhile, in lower Manhattan, former SAC Capital manager Matthew Martoma is on trial for insider trading in drug-company stocks.Confide Is the Best Way to Keep Your Dastardly Deeds Hidden—For Now|Daniel Gross|January 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As part of the deal, Cohen and SAC Capital had to plead guilty to the charges, and had to accept a further monetary punishment.
Cohen and SAC in March agreed to pay a $616 million fine to settle insider-trading charges.
The settlement is actually for $1.8 billion, but SAC Capital is getting a credit for the $616 million it already paid the SEC.
On Monday, SAC agreed to pay a record $1.2 billion to resolve insider-trading charges.
What we call the auditive organ is in the lower animals simply a sac containing auditive stones.Popular scientific lectures|Ernst Mach
The assistant now holds these forceps and thus supports the sac so the operator can see the duct clearly.
Perianth neither gibbous nor with any trace of a spur or sac at the base.
When half the sac has been worked through the opening the sac suddenly pops up out of the gizzard-like envelope.
He knew that the lungs were covered by thin membrane, and that the heart was surrounded by a sac of very similar tissue.A History of Science, Volume 1(of 5)|Henry Smith Williams
Word Origin for sac
abbreviation for (in Britain)
"biological pocket," 1741, from French sac, from Latin saccus "bag" (see sack (n.1)).
central Algonquian people who lived near the upper Mississippi before the Black Hawk War of 1832, from French Canadian Saki, probably a shortened borrowing of Ojibwa (Algonquian) /osa:ki:/, literally "person of the outlet" (of the Saginaw River, which itself contains their name, and means literally "in the Sauk country").