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

TranslingualEdit

SymbolEdit

sec

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

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Abbreviation of second.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sec (plural secs)

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

AnagramsEdit


AromanianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin siccus. Compare Daco-Romanian sec.

AdjectiveEdit

sec

  1. dry
  2. barren, deserted

Etymology 2Edit

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

VerbEdit

sec (past participle sicatã)

  1. I dry, dry up.
  2. I strip. (take away, plunder)
  3. I exhaust, drain, empty.
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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin siccus (dry).

AdjectiveEdit

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

  1. dry
  2. skinny

SynonymsEdit

Related termsEdit

  • assecar v
  • cor sec m
  • dida seca f
  • paret seca f
  • pedra seca f
  • pedregada seca f
  • a peu sec adv
  • en sec adv
  • a seques adv
  • de seques i de verdes adj
  • seca f
  • secà adj
  • secada f
  • secall m
  • secalló adj, m
  • secallós adj
  • secament adv
  • secaner adj
  • secor f
  • sequedat f
  • sequer m
  • sequera f
  • sequeral m
  • ulls secs m pl
  • vi sec m

ReferencesEdit

VerbEdit

sec

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

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin siccus (dry)

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

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.

NounEdit

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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LojbanEdit

RafsiEdit

sec

  1. rafsi of senci.

Lower SorbianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • ssez (obsolete)

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

sec impf (perfective pósec)

  1. to mow (cut something down)

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit


RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin siccus.

AdjectiveEdit

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

DeclensionEdit

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RomanschEdit

Alternative formsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

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

  1. (Sursilvan) dry
Last modified on 17 April 2014, at 20:58