from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- abbr. chemical engineer
- abbr. civil engineer
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- proper n. The European Community: abbreviation of Communauté Européenne.
- Common Era or Christian Era. Often written in small caps like AD and BC.
- Church of England. More commonly, C of E. Used in the names of church schools in England.
- Civil engineer.
- Computer engineer.
- close encounter (CE-1, CE-2, etc.)
- abbr. Ceará, a state of Brazil.
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As the article implies, the term CE was not in wide use 35 years ago.
And, perhaps, that replacing AD with CE is an endlessly annoying example of correctness at the expense of clarity.
Hey Skipper: And, perhaps, that replacing AD with CE is an endlessly annoying example of correctness at the expense of clarity.
CE is only doing this for marketing to get more people and more people. 10 dollar is great but you have to pay extra alot extra to do the activities.
This device, which can run Linux or Windows CE, is a hands-free computer which handles wireless networking and GPS tracking.
The CE is not * wrong*, because this is a stylistic thing, but it * is* a stylistic thing, and * my* style is to use the frelling commas.
I also added some more history about where the terms CE and AD come from; hope I helped!
Controlling costs is part of our operating mindset at AmerisourceBergen and is reflected in a philosophy we call CE 2.
3X revenue is not bad in CE terms for an established product that has actually, in a short time, muscled past established CE giants.
Anyone surprised with the NYTimes piece on breaking voting machines once you learn that they’re running Win CE underneath!? —