Sic

4 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Sic \Sic\, adverb [L.] Thus.

Note: This word is sometimes inserted in a quotation [sic], to call attention to the fact that some remarkable or inaccurate expression, misspelling, or the like, is literally reproduced.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Sic \Sic\, adjective Such. [Scot.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Carborundum \Car'bo*run"dum\ (k[aum]r'b[-o]*r[u^]n"d[u^]m), [a trade name, from Carbon + corundum.] A beautiful crystalline compound, {silicon carbide} ({SiC}), consisting of carbon and silicon in combination; -- also called {carbon silicide}. It is made by heating carbon and sand together in an electric furnace. The commercial article is dark-colored and iridescent. It is harder than emery, and is used as an abrasive. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] carborundum cloth

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

sic

adverb

1: intentionally so written (used after a printed word or phrase)

verb

1: urge to attack someone; "The owner sicked his dogs on the intruders"; "the shaman sics sorcerers on the evil spirits" [syn: {sic}, {set}]


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