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Definition of Sec

  • an independent federal agency that oversees the exchange of securities to protect investors
  • ratio of the hypotenuse to the adjacent side of a right-angled triangle
  • 1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites

How to use sec in a sentence. Sec pronunciation.

A silver wine cooler stood behind their chairs, and the old yarn of a British officer playing Olivier Pain became very misty under the subtle influence of the Pommery Sec.
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The Lord, having commanded us to teach (see Sec.
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May one not accept with confidence the word of God as contained in the Doctrine & Covenants, Sec.
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For instance, at p. 69, sec.
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Puis, elle s'intéressait à des magasins, une vaste épicerie, avec un étalage de fruits secs garanti par des filets à petites mailles, une lingerie et bonneterie d'ouvriers, balançant au moindre souffle des cottes et des blouses bleues, pendues les jambes et les bras écartés.
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Les trois autres ouvriers de l'atelier avaient quitté leur travail pour voir; un grand sec pariait un litre que Goujet serait battu.
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Dès ce moment, le chapelier, en mangeant son pain sec, guetta les Coupeau de son regard en dessous, redevenu très parleur, les étourdissant de ses jérémiades continues.
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Quand il apprit le malheur, il resta l'oeil sec d'abord, bégayant, croyant vaguement qu'on lui faisait une farce.
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Les deux sous de fromage d'Italie, les boisseaux de pommes blanches, les quarts de haricots secs cuits dans leur jus, étaient encore des régals qu'elle ne pouvait plus se donner souvent.
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See "Israel," sec. 2, infra.
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Of greatest importance was the community in Alexandria; according to Philo a million of Jews had their residence there under an ethnarch for whom a gerusia was afterwards substituted by Augustus (In Flac., secs.
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The form of one of these provisions (the fourteenth section of the act incorporating the late Bank of the United States) will illustrate the idea I desire to present: "SEC.
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Soudain, on entendit le bruit sec qui precede la sonnerie des heures.
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Cette goelette, dematee de son mat de misaine, courait vers le gouffre, a sec de toiles.
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Jean Cornbutte, apres avoir lu ce recit, sec comme un simple fait de bord, pleura longtemps, et s'il eut quelque consolation, elle vint de cette pensee que son fils etait mort en voulant secourir ses semblables.
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Deux jours apres que le brick eut perdu de vue l'ile Liverpool, la temperature se refroidit subitement sous l'influence d'un vent sec.
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Le temps etait sec et clair, et le vent soufflait du nord.
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Cet homme qui avait vu tant de grands événements d'un œil sec, avait senti malgré lui les pleurs obscurcir son regard; une larme d'Éva avait laissé sa trace sur le manuscrit; une larme de Jacques tomba près d'elle.
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Mais non; sa roide attitude est la même; son œil sec est fixé sur moi.
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As the purpose of this article is to deal more particularly with the commercial side of the lobster question all interested more particularly in the natural history of the animal are referred to the following works: The Fisheries and Fishery Industries of the United States, sec.
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Examples of Sec

Example #1
Alan Hawke guarded the expected story of his own wanderings, waiting craftily until Bacchus and Venus had sufficiently mollified Anstruther.
Example #2
But, the vague distrust of the curled darling of Fortune soon faded away under Hawke's measured social leading.
Example #3
It is difficult to enumerate all of the blessings that attend the service of the teacher, but let us consider a few that stand out pre-eminently.
Example #4
Only he who has fully given himself in service to others can appreciate the joy that attends teaching-particularly that teaching enjoined upon us by the Master and which is its own recompense.
Example #5
One-third of the account given by Matthew.
Example #6
The birth of the Savior.