Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Dry. Used of wines, especially champagne.
  • abbr. secant

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a symbol of the trigonometric function secant.
  • n. Second, 1⁄60 of a minute.
  • n. Second, an short indeterminate period of time.

Etymologies

French, from Old French, from Latin siccus.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Abbreviation of second. (Wiktionary)

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