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Sc

Symbol, Chemistry.
  1. scandium.
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SC

  1. South Carolina (approved especially for use with zip code).
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sc.

1
  1. namely.
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Origin of sc.

1
< Latin scīlicet, contraction of scīre licet it is permitted to know

sc.

2

Sc.

s.c.

  1. Printing. small capitals.
  2. supercalendered.
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S.C.

  1. Sanitary Corps.
  2. Security Council (of the U.N.).
  3. Signal Corps.
  4. South Carolina.
  5. Staff Corps.
  6. Supreme Court.
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Historical Examples of sc

  • The proverb, "make a virtue of necessity," occurs in Act IV, sc.

    William Shakespeare

    John Masefield

  • There are three scenes that rouse human emotion: that in Act I, sc.

    William Shakespeare

    John Masefield

  • Zou must tell it me, zou know, 'cos I've been so good about not sc'eaming.

    Hoodie

    Mary Louisa Stewart Molesworth

  • No, I'll just please zou; nobody else, and if zou aren't pleased, I'll sc'eam.

    Hoodie

    Mary Louisa Stewart Molesworth

  • Withdraw the board from the loops, twist these, and on the sc.


British Dictionary definitions for sc

sc

1
abbreviation for
  1. small capitals
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sc

2
the internet domain name for
  1. Seychelles
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Sc

the chemical symbol for
  1. scandium
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SC

abbreviation for
  1. Signal Corps
  2. South Carolina
  3. (in Canada) Star of Courage
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sc.

abbreviation for
  1. scene
  2. scilicet
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sc in Medicine

Sc

  1. The symbol for the elementscandium
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s.c.

abbr.
  1. sub cutem, sub cute
  2. subcutaneous
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sc in Science

Sc

  1. The symbol for scandium.
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scandium

[skăndē-əm]
Sc
  1. A soft, silvery, very lightweight metallic element that is found in various rare minerals and is a byproduct in the processing of certain uranium ores. It has a high melting point and is used to make high-intensity lights. Atomic number 21; atomic weight 44.956; melting point 1,540°C; boiling point 2,850°C; specific gravity 2.99; valence 3. See Periodic Table.
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