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English noun: DC

1. DC (location) the district occupied entirely by the city of Washington; chosen by George Washington as the site of the capital of the United States and created out of land ceded by Maryland and Virginia


SynonymsD.C., District of Columbia


Instance hypernymfederal district


Part holonymAmerican capital, capital of the United States, Washington, Washington D.C.


Part meronymAmerica, the States, U.S., U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA

2. DC (phenomenon) an electric current that flows in one direction steadily


Synonymsdirect current, direct electric current


Broader (hypernym)electrical energy, electricity


Antonymsalternating current, alternating electric current, ac









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