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Ca

The symbol for calcium.

CA

abbr.
1. California
2. Central America
3. chartered accountant
4. chief accountant
5. chronological age
6. current account

ca

abbr.
circa

ca

the internet domain name for
(Computer Science) Canada

Ca

the chemical symbol for
(Elements & Compounds) calcium

CA

abbreviation for
1. (Placename) California
2. (Placename) Central America
3. (Accounting & Book-keeping) chartered accountant
4. (Accounting & Book-keeping) chief accountant
5. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) consular agent
6. (Commerce) (in Britain) Consumers' Association

ca'

(kɑ, kɔ)

v.t., v.i.
Scot. to call.
[variant of call]

CA

California.

Ca

Chem. Symbol. calcium.

ca-

var. of ker-.

ca

or ca.,

(with a year) about: ca 476 b.c.
[< Latin circā]

C.A.

Central America.

Ca

The symbol for calcium.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ca - a white metallic element that burns with a brilliant lightCa - a white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light; the fifth most abundant element in the earth's crust; an important component of most plants and animals
metal, metallic element - any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
fluor, fluorite, fluorspar - a soft mineral (calcium fluoride) that is fluorescent in ultraviolet light; chief source of fluorine
gypsum - a common white or colorless mineral (hydrated calcium sulphate) used to make cements and plasters (especially plaster of Paris)
burnt lime, calcined lime, calcium oxide, calx, fluxing lime, quicklime, unslaked lime, lime - a white crystalline oxide used in the production of calcium hydroxide
limestone - a sedimentary rock consisting mainly of calcium that was deposited by the remains of marine animals
calcium ion, factor IV - ion of calcium; a factor in the clotting of blood
2.ca - a state in the western United States on the PacificCA - a state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes
Achomawi - a community of Native Americans who speak a Hokan language and live in northeastern California
southwestern United States, Southwest - the southwestern region of the United States generally including New Mexico, Arizona, Texas, Nevada, California, and sometimes Utah and Colorado
Channel Islands National Park - a national park in California featuring sea birds and marine life
Kings Canyon National Park - a national park in California that has giant sequoia trees and alpine lakes and glaciers
Lassen Volcanic National Park - a national park in California having mountains and volcanic lakes and hot springs
Redwood National Park - a national park in California featuring a redwood forest and Pacific Ocean coastline
Sequoia National Park - a national park in California that includes Mount Whitney
Yosemite National Park - a national park in California famous for its waterfalls and rock formations
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
Anaheim - a city in southern California (southeast of Los Angeles); site of Disneyland
Bakersfield - a city in south central California at the southern end of the San Joaquin Valley
Barstow - a town in southeastern California
Berkeley - a city in California on the eastern shore of San Francisco Bay; site of the University of California at Berkeley
Beverly Hills - a city in southwestern California surrounded by Los Angeles; home of many Hollywood actors
Chula Vista - an industrial city in southern California (south of San Diego) near the Mexican border
Eureka - a town in northwest California on an arm of the Pacific Ocean
Fresno - a city in south central California in the San Joaquin Valley; center of an important agricultural area and gateway to the Sierra Nevada Mountains
Long Beach - a city in southern California located on 8.5 miles of Pacific beachfront; was a resort until oil was discovered in 1921
City of the Angels, Los Angeles - a city in southern California; motion picture capital of the world; most populous city of California and second largest in the United States
Monterey - a town in western California to the south of San Francisco on a peninsula at the southern end of Monterey Bay
Oakland - a city in western California on San Francisco Bay opposite San Francisco; primarily and industrial urban center
Palo Alto - a university town in California
Pasadena - a city in southwestern California to the east of Los Angeles
Redding - a town in north central California on the Sacramento River
Riverside - a city in southern California
capital of California, Sacramento - a city in north central California 75 miles to the northeast of San Francisco on the Sacramento River; capital of California
San Bernardino - a city in southern California to the east of Los Angeles
San Diego - a picturesque city of southern California on San Diego Bay near the Mexican border; site of an important naval base
San Francisco - a port in western California near the Golden Gate that is one of the major industrial and transportation centers; it has one of the world's finest harbors; site of the Golden Gate Bridge
San Jose - a city in western California located at the southern end of San Francisco Bay to the south of San Francisco; a center for computer and electronics industries
San Mateo - a town in California to the south of San Francisco
San Pablo - a town in western California to the north of Oakland on an arm of San Francisco Bay
Santa Ana - a city in southern California to the east of Long Beach
Santa Barbara - a town in southwestern California on the Pacific Ocean
Santa Clara - a city of west central California; residential area with light industry
Santa Cruz - a town in western California on Monterey Bay; a tourist center
Big Sur - a picturesque coastal region of California to the south of San Francisco
Silicon Valley - a region in California to the south of San Francisco that is noted for its concentration of high-technology industries
Colorado Desert - an arid region of southeastern California
Death Valley - a desert area that is part of the Mojave Desert in eastern California and southwestern Nevada; contains the lowest point in North America
Mohave Desert, Mojave Desert, Mohave, Mojave - a desert area in southern California and western Arizona
Lake Tahoe - a lake on the border between Nevada and California to the west of Carson City; a popular resort area
Donner Pass - a mountain pass in northeastern California near Lake Tahoe; site where in 1844 some members of an emigrant party survived by eating those who had died
Translations

CA

N ABBR
1. =Central America
2. =chartered accountant
3. (US) =California
4. (Brit) =Consumers' AssociationOCU f (Sp)
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