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English adjective: sec

1. sec (of champagne) moderately dry


Synonymsunsweet


Similardry


Antonymssweet


English noun: sec

1. sec (time) 1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites


Synonymss, second


Broader (hypernym)time unit, unit of time


Narrower (hyponym)leap second


Part holonymmillisecond, msec


Part meronymmin, minute

2. sec ratio of the hypotenuse to the adjacent side of a right-angled triangle


Synonymssecant


Broader (hypernym)circular function, trigonometric function

3. SEC (group) an independent federal agency that oversees the exchange of securities to protect investors


SynonymsSecurities and Exchange Commission


Broader (hypernym)independent agency









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