from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • abbreviation curie

from The Century Dictionary.

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

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  • noun Symbol for curie, a unit of radioactivity.

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

  • noun 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
  • adjective being one more than one hundred


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