Crossword clues for sec
- "One ___!"
- With 39-Across, instant
- Brief moment
- "Just a ___"
- Regulatory inits. since 1934
- Brief wait
- Brief time, briefly
- Wall Street overseer, for short
- Org. for Bulldogs, Gators and Tigers
- Dry, on Champagne bottles
- Moment, informally
- Brief time, in brief
- Ratio of the hypotenuse to the adjacent side
- 1/60 of a minute
- The basic unit of time adopted under the System International d'Unites
- Like a vermouth
- Like some champagne
- Adjective for champagne
- AMEX overseer
- N.Y.S.E. watchdog
- Like Chablis
- Wall Street watchdog agcy.
- Quality of wine
- Two shakes
- Sweeter than brut
- Trice, informally
- Big Board's big brother
- Sixtieth of a min.
- Word on a wine bottle
- Wine classification
- Like soave
- Wine descriptor
- Min. part
- Word on a wine label
- Dry, as champagne
- Time period, for short
- Like some wines
- Big Board's Big Brother: Abbr.
- Brut's relative
- Govt. agency
- Vermouth designation
- Like certain wines
- Wine word
- Not sweet, as wine
- Short time to wait
- Wine quality
- Short time, for short
- Champagne quality
- N.Y.S.E. and Amex regulator
- Like zinfandel
- "Wait a _____!"
- "Just a _____"
- Wine description
- Wall St. regulator
- Brief time
- Champagne designation
- N.Y.S.E. regulator
- Watchdog grp. for 29-Down
- Like Chianti
- "Wait a ___!"
- Brief moment?
- Dry, as wine
- Not long to wait
- Like some wine
- Twinkling of an eye
- Short time
- "Hold on a ___!"
- Blink of an eye
- Brut alternative
- Dry, to oenologists
- Triple ___
- Dry, in Versailles
- Instant, for short
- "Just a ___!"
- "Hold on a ___"
- Dry, in Napa
- Not sweet
- Wine label word
- No time at all
- Fed. monitor of stock fraud
- Wall St. watchdog
- Very short wait, in short
- Brief instant
- Instant, in slang
- "Just a ___!" ("Hold on!")
- Instant, briefly
- Heartbeat, so to speak
- League for L.S.U. and Mississippi St.
- Org. that protects investors
- Fraction of a min.
- 1/60 of a min.
- See 58-Down
- Half a mo
- Part of a min.
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1956, conversational shortening of second (n.).
of wine, "dry," French sec (10c.), from Latin siccus "dry" (also source of Italian secco); see siccative.
n. 1 (context colloquial English) second#Noun_2, (frac: 60) of a minute. 2 (context colloquial English) (abbreviationsecond) (gloss: A short indeterminate period of time.)
ratio of the hypotenuse to the adjacent side of a right-angled triangle [syn: secant]
an independent federal agency that oversees the exchange of securities to protect investors [syn: Securities and Exchange Commission]
adj. (of champagne) moderately dry [syn: unsweet]
Sec (wine), is a French term used to indicate the sweetness level of a wine.
SEC, Sec, or Seč may also refer to:
Seč is a town in the Pardubice Region of the Czech Republic with approximately 1,700 inhabitants.
Villages Hoješín, Javorka, Kraskov, Počátky, Proseč, Prosíčka, Přemilov, Ústupky and Žďárec u Seče are administrative parts of Seč.
Seč dam was built next to the town.
Seč is name of several locations in central Europe:
Seč (Chrudim District), a city in the Pardubice Region (Chrudim District) of the Czech Republic
- Seč Dam next to the village of Seč
- Seč, Kočevje, an abandoned settlement in the Municipality of Kočevje, Slovenia
- Seč, Novo Mesto, an abandoned settlement in the Municipality of Novo Mesto, Slovenia
- Seč, Prievidza District, a village in the Trenčín Region (Prievidza District) of Slovakia
Seč is a village and municipality ( obec) in the Ústí nad Orlicí District, Pardubice Region of the Czech Republic.
The municipality covers an area of , and had a population of 141 (as of 2 October 2006).
Seč lies approximately north-west of Ústí nad Orlicí, east of Pardubice, and east of Prague.
Seč is a village and municipality ( obec) in Plzeň-South District in the Plzeň Region of the Czech Republic.
The municipality covers an area of , and has a population of 282 (as at 3 July 2006).
Seč lies approximately south-east of Plzeň and south-west of Prague.
Usage examples of "sec".
Ryan bolstered his blaster, seeing that the double sec doors into the section were firmly closed.
Seated directly behind him, General Grisham held several folders in case they were needed, but the Sec Def waved them off.
Though briefing without the aid of notes or Power Point slides, the Sec Def was speaking quickly.
The Sec Def had been complaining about the poor quality of human intelligence collection at the CIA for years and as far as he was concerned, the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act, signed by the President on 17 December 2004, and the creation of the DNI had made things worse instead of better.
Apparently your experts at Homeland Security think the Sec Def and the Chairman are too vulnerable.
Prague ordered the pilot, who expertly sideslipped his heliTurcotte watched as the large disk that Prague had called copter so that they were now flying sideways, with the nose Bouncer Three made an abrupt jump move to the right, of the aircraft--and the chain gun hung off the skid- changed directions just short of 180 degrees in a split sec- pointed toward the pickup.
HITCHING UP THEIR PANTS, two sec men walked from the lav of the Shiloh ville situated near the stone quarry when one of them stopped in his tracks.
A group of nondescript government vehicles had been waiting on the tarmac for the sec retary of state and her entourage.
Davichaux expected it to be the taciturn Kentuckian, Nate Ruell, behind the wheel, with a couple of sec men riding shotgun.
I would survive on out-of-date pate and vacuum-packed saucisson sec while I worked on my poem.
Now he relaxed, knowing that he still had four rounds left in the weapon, knowing that all the sec men, and the unlucky driver, were dead or dying, fingers scrabbling in the pools of bloodied mud, limbs moving under and over each other.
He stirred up constant intrigues among sec men and toadies, then conducted bloody purges of those he considered the most dangerous.
The sec men and high-level toadies sitting around the long table jumped to their feet when he entered.
Some sec men and toadies were crouched at one end of the patio, doing something along the steel-pipe railing.
The handful of very important toadies cowered on the couch, and nervous sec men were pacing with their blasters at the ready.