D and C


  • a, b, c, d. Larva, cocoon, nympha, and insect of Caddis-fly
    a, b, c, d. Larva, cocoon, nympha, and insect of Caddis-fly
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n D and C a surgical procedure usually performed under local anesthesia in which the cervix is dilated and the endometrial lining of the uterus is scraped with a curet; performed to obtain tissue samples or to stop prolonged bleeding or to remove small tumors or to remove fragments of placenta after childbirth or as a method of abortion
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In literature:

On July 18th, "A," "C," and "D" Companies were relieved by the 6th East Lancs, and painfully dragged their weary way back to rest.
"The Fifth Battalion Highland Light Infantry in the War 1914-1918" by F.L. Morrison
From Albert C and D Companies moved forward to some Nissen huts near Ovillers to be employed on working parties.
"The Story of the 2/4th Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry" by G. K. Rose
Say, Thad, I c'd crawl in easy, myself, and I'd like to do it for a cooky now, if you said the word.
"The Boy Scouts' First Camp Fire" by Herbert Carter
North and south the C. H. & D. R. R. is crippled.
"The True Story of Our National Calamity of Flood, Fire and Tornado" by Logan Marshall
First Lieutenant C. D. Bailey, in the officers' single mounts and hurdles, captured second place in both events.
"The Delta of the Triple Elevens" by William Elmer Bachman
B and C were to be the leading Companies, with A and D in support.
"The Sherwood Foresters in the Great War 1914 - 1919" by W.C.C. Weetman
With the dividers find a point (C) exactly midway, and draw a cross line (D).
"Carpentry for Boys" by J. S. Zerbe
Ganse turque D.M.C was used for the light background and Coton a broder D.M.C for the design.
"Encyclopedia of Needlework" by Thérèse de Dillmont
C and D are glass tubes filled with calcium chloride, a substance which has great affinity for water.
"An Elementary Study of Chemistry" by William McPherson
I'd never heard of it, and very likely I had spoken to C. Jenkins Smith.
"The Promised Land" by Mary Antin

In poetry:

The cunning agent shook his head,
"No, none - except" - (the agent said) -
"The DUKE OF A., the EARL OF B.,
"The Reverend Simon Magus" by William Schwenck Gilbert
Who fosters faith in upright breast,
And freely gives to the distress'd,
There sweet contentment builds her nest,
And flutters round his bosom.
Taste life's, &c.
"Taste Life's Glad Moments" by Alexander Boswell
When tim'rous Nature veils her form,
And rolling thunder spreads alarm,
Then, ah! how sweet, when lull'd the storm,
The sun shines forth at even.
Taste life's, &c.
"Taste Life's Glad Moments" by Alexander Boswell
But doom'd and devoted by vassal and lord.
MacGregor has still both his heart and his sword!
Then courage, courage, courage, Grigalach!
Courage, courage, courage, &c.
"MacGregor's Gathering" by Sir Walter Scott
We met, and we smil'd, and we toy'd, and all that;
The scene was quite new, I declare it;
My fluttering heart gallop'd on pit-a-pat,
I scarcely could tell how to bear it.
To bear it, &c.
"Nancy's Courtship" by William Hutton
What lass would not shew some delight in her eye,
When she this good news should discover?
Who'd seen six-and-twenty long winters pass by,
Yet ne'er had the sight of a lover?
A lover, &c.
"Nancy's Courtship" by William Hutton

In news:

The Humane Society of the United States and the Fund for Animals filed suit Friday in US District Court in Washington, D.C.
Type "Wine Dinners D.C." into an Internet search engine like Google, and a surprising number of hits come up.
DC Space Finder , a Web tool managed by D.C.'s Cultural Development Corporation and coded by the New York nonprofit Fractured Atlas, hopes to give the local itinerant artist a hand.
The Calhoun Police Department and Chief Garry Moss will be presenting a public service course of training on firearms familiarization and safety at the police department's C.I.D.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Aretha Franklin says "it was fabulous" to have first lady Michelle Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder attend her show in Washington, D.C.
Aretha Franklin says "it was fabulous" to have first lady Michelle Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder attend her show in Washington, D.C.
The Politics of the Urban Comeback: Gentrification and Culture in D.C. Garance Franke-Ruta is a senior editor at The Atlantic, where she oversees the Politics Channel.
D.C.'s lone distillery, New Columbia Distillers, has been up and running for only a month, but its Green Hat Gin has already found its way into another local treat: Dolcezza gelato.
The Washington, D.C.-based group Americans for Prosperity, which was founded by billionaire energy executives Charles and David Koch, had urged Corbett along with other governors to reject it.
Last night I had the pleasure of attending the The American Spectator's 45th anniversary dinner in Washington, D.C. During cocktails, the first face I recognized was that of Jeff Lord and I introduced myself.
Photojournalist Johnny Johnson's raw edit from the Cleveland High School and the D.H. Conley High School football game in Clayton, N.C. On Friday, November 9, 2012.
Los Angeles Lakers head coach Mike D'Antoni (R) smiles with Pau Gasol (L) of Spain and Kobe Bryant (C) during the second half of their NBA b.
GREENVILLE — A former Greenville resident and Herald-Banner employee has retired from a long career with the Texas congressional delegation in Washington D.C.
D.C.'s first and only home brew shop opens this afternoon.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—A new law that went into effect Nov 6 extends the first-time homebuyer credit five months and expands the eligibility requirements for purchasers.

In science:

Classes 3− and 4− (D and C ) These classes have particle-hole symmetry (ǫc = −1), inforced by symmetric, respectively antisymmetric matrix σT = ±σ .
2d random Dirac fermions: large N approach
Ob jects are pairs ((V , d), c), where (V , d) is a differential k-vector space and c ∈ V is a cycle, i. e. dc = 0. A morphism from ((V , d), c) to ((V ′ , d′ ), c′ ) is a pair (ϕ, x), where ϕ : V → V ′ is a k-linear differential map and x ∈ V ′ an element with c′ − ϕ(c) = dx.
Linear extensions and nilpotence for Maltsev theories
The lines (d) and (c) are the corresponding first and second order approximations to the exact nearby geodesic (b).
Components of the gravitational force in the field of a gravitational wave
An alternative notation for A(∞) is SL(∞), and B (∞) ∼= D(∞) and C (∞) are also denoted respectively by SO(∞) and S p(∞).
Ind--varieties of generalized flags as homogeneous spaces for classical ind--groups
If then β ∈ \set(a, d, α)\{α}, there exists δ ∈ d and c such that chain(c, a, δ, β ) and thus chain(c, set(a, d, α), δ, β ) by (2).
The Theory of Sets of Ordinals