sec

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See also: SEC, sec., Sec., séc, and seč

Translingual[edit]

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sec

  1. (trigonometry) symbol of the trigonometric function secant.
  2. (nonstandard) symbol of second, an SI unit of measurement of time. s.

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Abbreviation of second.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sec (plural secs)

  1. (colloquial) Second, 160 of a minute.
  2. (colloquial) Second, an short indeterminate period of time.
    Wait a sec!

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Aromanian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin siccus. Compare Daco-Romanian sec.

Adjective[edit]

sec

  1. dry
  2. barren, deserted

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin siccō. Compare Daco-Romanian seca, sec.

Verb[edit]

sec (past participle sicatã)

  1. I dry, dry up.
  2. I strip. (take away, plunder)
  3. I exhaust, drain, empty.
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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin siccus (dry).

Adjective[edit]

sec m (feminine seca, masculine plural secs, feminine plural seques)

  1. dry
  2. skinny

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Verb[edit]

sec

  1. First-person singular present indicative form of seure.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin siccus (dry)

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

sec m (feminine sèche, masculine plural secs, feminine plural sèches)

  1. dry
  2. lean
  3. (of a person) harsh
    • Désolé si j'ai été un peu sec.
      Sorry if I was a bit harsh.

Noun[edit]

sec m (plural secs)

  1. something that is dry
    • 1883, La Bible, translated by Louis Segond, Genesis 1:9
      Que les eaux qui sont au-dessous du ciel se rassemblent en un seul lieu, et que le sec paraisse.
      Let the waters below the heavens gather in one place, and let the dry stuff (i.e. the land) come forth.

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Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

sec

  1. rafsi of senci.

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *sěťi (to cut, chop), from Proto-Indo-European *sek- (to cut).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

sec impf (perfective pósec)

  1. to mow (cut something down)

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin siccus.

Adjective[edit]

sec 3 nom/acc forms

  1. dry
  2. barren, empty, deserted; also dried up
  3. (figuratively) missing or deficient in something, lacking; also useless
  4. (figuratively) dull, stupid, empty-headed
  5. (regional, Transylvania) skinny

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Romansch[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

sec m (feminine secca, masculine plural secs, feminine plural seccas)

  1. (Sursilvan) dry