American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Dry. Used of wines, especially champagne.
- abbr. secant.
- Abbreviation of second. (Wiktionary)
- French, from Old French, from Latin siccus. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“K = sec (x) * tan (x) - ∫ sec³ (x) dx + ∫ sec (x) dx”
“Manufactured from low-distortion aluminum alloy, black anodized stage is capable of speeds to 360° / sec and accelerations exceeding 10,000° / sec².”
“Speeds up to 360 degrees / sec and accelerations greater than 10000 degrees / sec² are easily achieved.”
“u = sec (x) dv = sec² (x) dx du = sec (x) * tan (x) dx”
“Up to 512 kb/sec is a heck of a lot better it would take about an 8th of the time, but like you mzdaisy, I have to have an even faster connection.”
“I also have killed small game with a sling shot. 800 ft per sec is fast!”
“But 5 sec is way to long for follow up shots at 25 yards.”
“Hmmmmmmm … gotta go think this over … be back in sec …”
“I took a drive to West Seattle last Sunday and found lovely organic eggs from Stoney Plains Organic Farm, gorgeous beets, crisp and sweet Gala and Fuji apples and Rockridge Farms apple cider (they also had a beautiful Berry Hard Cider in sec and demi-sec styles).”
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