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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. curie

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  • n. Symbol for curie, a unit of radioactivity.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An abbreviation of Companion of the Order of the Indian Empire, an Anglo-Indian order of knighthood instituted on January 1st, 1878.
  • n. An abbreviation of carriage, insurance, and freight (used in contracts relating to direct shipments of cotton to spinners, when these charges are prepaid).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a unit of radioactivity equal to the amount of a radioactive isotope that decays at the rate of 37,000,000,000 disintegrations per second
  • adj. being one more than one hundred

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