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Ca \Ca\ n. the chemical symbol for calcium, the fifth most abundant element in the earth's crust.

Syn: calcium, atomic number 20. [WordNet 1.5] ||

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

adv. (abbreviation of circa English) alt. (abbreviation of circa English)


CA or ca may refer to:

CA (journal)

CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians is a bimonthly peer-reviewed medical journal published for the American Cancer Society by Wiley-Blackwell. The journal covers aspects of cancer research on diagnosis, therapy, and prevention.

Ca (Javanese)
For a more general overview encompassing other Indic scripts, see Ca (Indic)

is one of syllable in Javanese script that represent the sound /tʃɔ/, /tʃa/. It is transliterated to Latin as "ca", and sometimes in Indonesian orthography as "co". It has another form (pasangan), which is , but represented by a single Unicode code point, U+A995.

Ca (Indic)

Ca is the sixth consonant of Indic abugidas. In modern Indic scripts, ca is derived from the Brahmi letter , which is probably derived from the North Semitic letter tsade (reflected in the Aramaic , "ts"), with an inversion seen in several other derivatives, after having gone through the Gupta letter .

Ca (animal genus)

Ca is a genus of moths of the family Dalceridae.

Usage examples of "ca".

Cas and Pol were demigods from her vessel brought back to life after twenty-five hundred years, but their sadness in viewing the Agora, the ancient marketplace, was real.

But they had disobeyed and so they had captured Caen, though the enemy still held the bridge barbican from where they were spitting crossbow bolts.

He assembled them in the River Dives, not far to the east of Caen, and from there it is a hundred miles to Beachy Head and the same to the Isle of Wight.

In the stories the folk of Caer Tinella had told him about the ranger, and in the time he had spent beside Nightbird, he had seen only good in the man, a true hero to the beleaguered folk of the northland.

And all that time the noblemen and noblewomen sat here comfortably, sipping their wine and boggle, worrying more about fine clothes than a poor old widow who was about to be executed by the terrible powries in Caer Tinella, fighting with their quiet insults whispered behind backs rather than with sword and honest wit.

The ceiling-high bookshelves were stuffed with books: history books, nature books, sailing books, novels, and the cache of erotica that she and Cas had discovered on the top shelf one summer and had read aloud in the obscurity of the gazebo, only half understanding the words.

They had giggled until their sides ached and then Cas had touched her and it was different.

An hour later, Hank was going through double bypass surgery and Cas had agreed to fill in as sheriff until he recovered.

That Cas was tall, lean and hard, with a tight ass and a larger-than-life penis.

Certainly not to wonder if Cas was in Ex Falls or how he would look in a G-string.

There was just enough light for Cas to see the really big handgun that was aimed at him.

And Cas forgot about the dog, as he imagined sucking on the hard nipples that showed through the silk.

There was a momentary standoff, then Cas tilted his head to crack his neck.

Smitty and thumped his tail on the floor before heaving to his feet and following Cas over to the counter.

Julie planned to sleep until noon, but Cas probably had to get up, so she let it pass.