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English noun: Sc

1. Sc (substance) a white trivalent metallic element; sometimes classified in the rare earth group; occurs in the Scandinavian mineral thortveitite

Synonymsatomic number 21, scandium

Broader (hypernym)metal, metallic element

Substance meronymthortveitite

2. SC (location) a state in the Deep South; one of the original 13 colonies

SynonymsPalmetto State, South Carolina

Instance hypernymAmerican state

Part holonymcapital of South Carolina, Charleston, Columbia, Florence, Greenville, Pee Dee, Pee Dee River, Savannah, Savannah River

Part meronymAmerica, Carolina, Carolinas, Deep South, South, the States, U.S., U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA

Member meronymConfederacy, Confederate States, Confederate States of America, Dixie, Dixieland, South

Domain region membersbattle of Cowpens, Cowpens

3. SC (group) a permanent council of the United Nations; responsible for preserving world peace

SynonymsSecurity Council

Broader (hypernym)council

Member meronymUN, United Nations

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