Translingual edit

Etymology 1 edit

Symbol edit

TC

  1. (metrology) Symbol for teracoulomb, an SI unit of electric charge equal to 1012 coulombs.

Etymology 2 edit

Symbol edit

TC

  1. (international standards) ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country code for the Turks and Caicos Islands.
    Synonym: TCA (alpha-3)

English edit

Noun edit

TC (plural TCs)

  1. (electronics) Initialism of time counter.
  2. (electronics) Initialism of thermocouple.
  3. Initialism of traffic collision.
  4. Initialism of textile color.
  5. Initialism of total compensation.
  6. (chess) Initialism of time control.
  7. (video games) Initialism of total conversion.
    • 1999 August, Marc Laidlaw, “Total Conversion”, in Fantasy & Science Fiction, page 85:
      This is the best Total Conversion we have seen of any game. Given that it is a TC of Gorefest, the reigning blockbuster, this means that Skullpulper is now the best 3D game in the world. Period.
    • 2000 November, “Gunman Chronicles”, in PC Zone, page 80:
      It may have started its existence as a TC, but the final product is as inspired and as polished as anything you could hope for.
    • 2004 October, “Community Chest: Grand Theft Auto”, in PC Zone, page 114:
      One of the more interesting is Speed Island - a TC that turns Vice City into a stunt island.

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Verb edit

TC

  1. Initialism of take care.

Phrase edit

TC

  1. (advertising) Initialism of till cancelled/countermanded.
  2. (Internet) Initialism of topic closed: indicating that no further replies are allowed in a discussion thread.

Anagrams edit

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Noun edit

TC m (plural TC)

  1. Initialism of tribunal constitucional.

Turkish edit

Noun edit

TC

  1. Misspelling of T.C..