• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Soc An exclusive privilege formerly claimed by millers of grinding all the corn used within the manor or township which the mill stands.
    • Soc (O. Eng. Law) Liberty or privilege of tenants excused from customary burdens.
    • Soc (O. Eng. Law) The lord's power or privilege of holding a court in a district, as in manor or lordship; jurisdiction of causes, and the limits of that jurisdiction.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n soc See soke.
    • n soc An abbreviation of Society.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. sōc, the power of holding court, sway, domain, properly, the right of investigating or seeking; akin to E. sake, seek,. Sake Seek, and cf. Sac, and Soke


In literature:

Soc., etc., British Museum.
"Elements of Agricultural Chemistry" by Thomas Anderson
The Religious Tract Soc.
"Scarabs" by Isaac Myer
Soc., 10, by Mrs F. C. P. Wheeler, bal.
"The American Missionary - Volume 52, No. 1, March, 1898" by Various
Ladies' Miss'y Soc., Box C. and Bedding, Val.
"American Missionary - Volume 50, No. 9, September, 1896" by Various
Soc., 2.35; W. M. S., 2.40; K. D. Soc.
"The American Missionary - Volume 52, No. 2, June, 1898" by Various
Soc.,' Jan. 6th, 1862: these experiments have been confirmed by Mr. Greening, in 'Proc.
"The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication, Volume II (of 2)" by Charles Darwin
Young Ladies' Missionary Soc.
"The American Missionary -- Volume 38, No. 01, January, 1884" by Various
Ladies' Benevolent Soc., Cong.
"The American Missionary -- Volume 38, No. 06, June, 1884" by Various
We've got to wait till the Soc.
"The Quality of Mercy" by W. D. Howells
Ladies' Miss'y Soc., by A. L. Colby, Treas.
"The American Missionary--Volume 39, No. 07, July, 1885" by Various

In news:

Self-Storage Software Provider SMD Completes SSAE 16 ( SOC I) Type II Audit.
Techniques for SoC power management.
Intel Continues Mobile Phone Push With 3G-Integrated SoC .
AICPA Offers SOC Educational Resources.
All- SOC Baseball & Softball.
Coach's words fuel Kimball's charge past SOC and into state tournament.
BC- SOC --Spanish Soccer Scores, SOC .
BC- SOC --French Soccer Scores,0082Coupe de France ScoresBy The Associated PressHome teams listed firstRound of 16Tuesday's GamesRennes 3, Evian 2.
Broadcom gears up for CES with Sling, MoCA 2.0 SoC .
Shop your movie to the ' soc -net' set.
Echolab's new switcher leverages SOC technology.
Soc Studies/Civics Programming & Resources.
NEW CASTLE — Something will sound different next year at Socs Roussos Stadium.
I will give a little story about Soc.
Intel's 22-nm tri- gate SoC, how low can you leak.

In science:

Soc., Providence, RI (1992); for new results see also A.
Free Random Levy Matrices
In section IV we show its SOC behavior in response to external perturbations.
Self-Organized Critical Random Boolean Networks
Moreover, the response to external perturbations points to a SOC behavior.
Self-Organized Critical Random Boolean Networks
One signature of SOC is a scale free, e.g. power law, distribution of avalanche sizes.
A Nonconservative Earthquake Model of Self-Organized Criticality on a Random Graph
In particular SOC on the quenched random graph appears to be described by ordinary FSS, consistent with a mean field limit.
A Nonconservative Earthquake Model of Self-Organized Criticality on a Random Graph