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

  • abbreviation photovoltaic cell
  • abbreviation polyvinyl chloride
  • abbreviation premature ventricular contraction

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  • initialism organic chemistry polyvinyl chloride
  • initialism medicine Premature Ventricular Contraction of the heart.
  • initialism networking permanent virtual circuit

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

  • noun irregularity of cardiac rhythm; recurrent occurrences can be a precursor of ventricular fibrillation
  • noun a polymer of vinyl chloride used instead of rubber in electric cables


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