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See also: edC and edc.



EDC (plural EDCs)

  1. (medicine) Initialism of expected date of confinement.
  2. Initialism of everyday carry.
  3. (clinical science) Initialism of electronic data capture.
  4. (chemistry) Initialism of endocrine disruptor chemical.
    • 2018, Kristin Lawless, Formerly known as food, →ISBN, page 156:
      Exposing animals to EDCs disrupts both male and female sexual development.
  5. (organic chemistry) Initialism of ethylene dichloride.

Proper noun[edit]


  1. (historical) Initialism of European Defense Community.


EDC (third-person singular simple present EDCs, present participle EDCing, simple past and past participle EDCed)

  1. (back-formed from the noun sense) To carry every day; to carry daily.
    Many people love EDCing a utility knife in addition to their multitool.
    Should you EDC a bit kit? It may depend on your occupation and on what else is competing to earn a place in your sheath.