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Definitions and meaning of sec

sec

Translingual

Symbol

sec

  1. (trigonometry) symbol of the trigonometric function secant.
  2. (nonstandard) symbol of second, an SI unit of measurement of time. s.

Etymology

Abbreviation of second.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sɛk/
  • Rhymes: -ɛk

Noun

sec (plural sec or secs)

  1. (colloquial) Second, 160 of a minute.
  2. (colloquial) Abbreviation of second. (A short indeterminate period of time.)
    Wait a sec!

Alternative forms

  • sec.

Anagrams

  • CES, CEs, CSE, ECS, ESC, Esc, SCE, sce.

Aromanian

Etymology 1

From Latin siccus. Compare Romanian sec.

Alternative forms

  • secu

Adjective

sec

  1. dry
  2. barren, deserted

Etymology 2

From Latin siccō. Compare Romanian seca, sec.

Alternative forms

  • secu

Verb

sec (third-person singular present seacã, past participle sicatã)

  1. I dry, dry up.
  2. I exhaust, wither, drain, empty.
Related terms
  • sicari / sicare
  • sicat
  • sicãturã
  • seatsitã

Catalan

Etymology 1

From Old Occitan sec, from Latin siccus (dry), from Proto-Indo-European *seyk-.

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic) IPA(key): /ˈsək/
  • (Central) IPA(key): /ˈsɛk/
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈsek/

Adjective

sec (feminine seca, masculine plural secs, feminine plural seques)

  1. dry (free from or lacking moisture)
    Synonym: eixut
  2. (of wine) dry (low in sugar)
  3. skinny

Related terms

Etymology 2

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central, Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈsɛk/

Verb

sec

  1. first-person singular present indicative form of seure

Further reading

  • “sec” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.
  • “sec” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.
  • “sec” in Diccionari normatiu valencià, Acadèmia Valenciana de la Llengua.
  • “sec” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

French

Etymology

From Old French sec, from Latin siccus (dry), from Proto-Indo-European *seyk-.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sɛk/
  • Rhymes: -ɛk

Adjective

sec (feminine singular sèche, masculine plural secs, feminine plural sèches)

  1. dry
  2. dried, having had its moisture evaporated
  3. lean, thin, skinny
  4. (of alcohol) bitter, not sweet
  5. (of a person) harsh

Noun

sec m (plural secs)

  1. something that is dry
    • 1883, La Bible, translated by Louis Segond, Genesis 1:9
      Que les eaux qui sont au-dessous du ciel se rassemblent en un seul lieu, et que le sec paraisse.
      Let the waters below the heavens gather in one place, and let the dry stuff (i.e. the land) come forth.

Derived terms

  • à sec
  • cul sec

Related terms

Further reading

  • “sec” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Anagrams

  • ces

Lower Sorbian

Alternative forms

  • ssez (obsolete)

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *sěťi (to cut, chop), from Proto-Indo-European *sek- (to cut).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sɛt͡s/

Verb

sec impf (perfective pósec)

  1. to mow (cut something down)

Conjugation

Derived terms

Further reading

  • sec in Ernst Muka/Mucke (St. Petersburg and Prague 1911–28): Słownik dolnoserbskeje rěcy a jeje narěcow / Wörterbuch der nieder-wendischen Sprache und ihrer Dialekte. Reprinted 2008, Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.
  • sec in Manfred Starosta (1999): Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch. Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.

Old English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /seːk/

Adjective

sēc (Anglian)

  1. Alternative form of sēoc

Declension


Old French

Etymology

From Latin siccus.

Adjective

sec m (oblique and nominative feminine singular seiche)

  1. dry (lacking moisture)

Descendants

  • French: sec
  • Norman:
  • Walloon: setch

Romanian

Etymology

From Latin siccus, from Proto-Indo-European *seyk-.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sek/

Adjective

sec m or n (feminine singular seacă, plural seci)

  1. dry
  2. barren, empty, deserted; also dried up
  3. (figuratively) missing or deficient in something, lacking; also useless
  4. (figuratively) dull, stupid, empty-headed
  5. (regional, Transylvania) skinny

Declension

Synonyms

  • (dry): uscat
  • (empty): gol, deșert
  • (stupid): prost
  • (skinny): slab

Related terms

  • seca
  • secetă

Romansch

Alternative forms

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Surmiran) sitg, setg
  • (Sursilvan) schetg
  • (Sutsilvan) sétg
  • (Puter, Vallader) sech

Etymology

From Latin siccus.

Adjective

sec m (feminine singular secca, masculine plural secs, feminine plural seccas)

  1. (Sursilvan) dry

Source: wiktionary.org
  • SEBUM, (Latin) the fatty secretion that lubricates the hair and skin.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)