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Sac

 (săk, sôk)
n.
Variant of Sauk.

SAC

abbr.
Strategic Air Command

sac 1

 (săk)
n.
A pouch or pouchlike structure in an organism, sometimes filled with fluid.

[French, bag, from Old French, from Latin saccus; see sack1.]

sac 2

 (săk)
n. Baseball
1. A sacrifice fly. Also called sac fly.
2. A sacrifice bunt. Also called sac bunt.

sac

(sæk)
n
(Biology) a pouch, bag, or pouchlike part in an animal or plant
[C18: from French, from Latin saccus; see sack1]
ˈsacˌlike adj

SAC

(in Britain) abbreviation for
(Environmental Science) Special Area of Conservation

sac

(sæk)

n.
a baglike structure in an animal, plant, or fungus, esp. one containing fluid.
[1735–45; < Latin saccus sack1]
sac′like`, adj.

Sac

(sæk, sɔk)

n., pl. Sacs, (esp. collectively) Sac.

SAC

(sæk)
n.
Strategic Air Command.

sac

(săk)
A bag-like bag in an animal or plant, often containing liquids. The human bladder is a sac.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sac - an enclosed spacesac - an enclosed space; "the trapped miners found a pocket of air"
enclosed space, cavity - space that is surrounded by something
2.sac - a case or sheath especially a pollen sac or moss capsule
covering, natural covering, cover - a natural object that covers or envelops; "under a covering of dust"; "the fox was flushed from its cover"
3.sac - a member of the Algonquian people formerly living in Wisconsin in the Fox River valley and on the shores of Green BaySac - a member of the Algonquian people formerly living in Wisconsin in the Fox River valley and on the shores of Green Bay
Algonquian, Algonquin - a member of any of the North American Indian groups speaking an Algonquian language and originally living in the subarctic regions of eastern Canada; many Algonquian tribes migrated south into the woodlands from the Mississippi River to the Atlantic coast
4.sac - a structure resembling a bag in an animal
yolk sac - membranous structure enclosing the yolk of eggs in birds, reptiles, marsupials, and some fishes; circulates nutrients to the developing embryo
umbilical vesicle, vesicula umbilicus, vitelline sac, yolk sac - membranous structure that functions as the circulatory system in mammalian embryos until the heart becomes functional
amnion, amnios, amniotic sac - thin innermost membranous sac enclosing the developing embryo of higher vertebrates (reptiles, birds and mammals)
chorion - the outermost membranous sac enclosing the embryo in higher vertebrates (reptiles, birds and mammals)
coelenteron - the saclike body cavity of a coelenterate
air bladder, swim bladder, float - an air-filled sac near the spinal column in many fishes that helps maintain buoyancy
air sac - any of the membranous air-filled extensions of the lungs of birds
air sac - any of the thin-walled extensions of the tracheae of insects
bodily cavity, cavum, cavity - (anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body
saccule, sacculus - a small sac or pouch (especially the smaller chamber of the membranous labyrinth)
bladder, vesica - a distensible membranous sac (usually containing liquid or gas)
acinus - one of the small sacs or saclike dilations in a compound gland
bursa - a small fluid-filled sac located between movable parts of the body especially at joints
cistern, cisterna - a sac or cavity containing fluid especially lymph or cerebrospinal fluid
pouch, pocket - (anatomy) saclike structure in any of various animals (as a marsupial or gopher or pelican)
vesicle, cyst - a small anatomically normal sac or bladderlike structure (especially one containing fluid)
air cell, air sac, alveolus - a tiny sac for holding air in the lungs; formed by the terminal dilation of tiny air passageways
pericardial sac - the membrane surrounding the heart

sac

noun pouch, bag, pocket, bladder, pod, cyst, bursa, vesicle The lungs consist of millions of tiny air sacs.
Translations

sac

[sæk] N (Anat, Bio) → saco m

sac

[ˈsæk] n (ANATOMY)sac m

sac

n (Anat) → Sack m; (= pollen sac)Staubbeutel m

sac

[sæk] n (Anat) → sacco
honey sac → cestella (del polline)

sac

n. saco, bolsa; estructura u órgano en forma de saco o bolsa.

sac

n (anat) saco
References in classic literature ?
If I had known it was a cul de sac -- however, there isn't any excusing a blunder like that, let it go.
Quand un bon vin meuble mon estomac, Je suis plus savant que Balzac - Plus sage que Pibrac ; Mon brass seul faisant l'attaque De la nation Coseaque, La mettroit au sac ; De Charon je passerois le lac, En dormant dans son bac ; J'irois au fier Eac, Sans que mon cœur fit tic ni tac, Présenter du tabac.
This, I believe, is the bottom of a most delicate, colourless sac, composed of a pulpy substance, which lines the exterior case, but does not extend within the extreme conical points.
Instead of going to the right places--banks, police stations, rendezvous-- he systematically went to the wrong places; knocked at every empty house, turned down every cul de sac, went up every lane blocked with rubbish, went round every crescent that led him uselessly out of the way.
If I could but remove the terrible menace of certain death hidden in the poison sacs that fed the sting the struggle would be less unequal.
Look," he continued, drawing his dagger and making an incision in the carcass a foot above the root of the sting, from which he presently drew forth two sacs, each of which held fully a gallon of the deadly liquid.
The addition of SAC Wireless resources, including approximately 500 employees, is designed to address these challenges head-on.
The government said in a letter to judges presiding over Manhattan cases that the ''proposed global resolution'' of the criminal and civil cases against SAC Capital Advisors and related companies includes an agreement that SAC will cease operating as an investment adviser and will not accept any additional funds from third-party investors.
The sac is made up of many, many small glands and the sac can accumulate glandular secretions, which is generally squeezed out during bowel movements.
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As a result, compiling a book on markings of early SAC aircraft proved difficult.
The potential use of SCN in portable product applications due to its lower cost was examined through the use of drop testing, and the performance was compared to commonly-used SAC solder joints.