Associations to the word «Dc»


DC, abbreviation. (geography) District of Columbia, a federal district of the United States of America.
DC, abbreviation. (geography) Dubai City, to distinguish it from Dubai Emirate.
DC, abbreviation. Sega Dreamcast
DC, abbreviation. December
DC, symbol. (metrology) Symbol for the decicoulomb, an SI unit of electric charge equal to 10−1 coulombs.

Dictionary definition

DC, noun. 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.
DC, noun. An electric current that flows in one direction steadily.

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope