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dar·cy

 (där′sē′)
n.
A unit used to measure the permeability of porous substances such as soil, equal to the passage of 1 cubic centimeter of fluid having a viscosity of 1 centipoise for 1 second under the pressure of 1 atmosphere through a medium having a volume of 1 cubic centimeter.

[After Henry Philibert Gaspard Darcy.]

darcy

(ˈdɑːsɪ)
n
(Units) geology a unit expressing the permeability coefficient of rock. Symbol: D
[named after Henri-Philibert-Gaspard Darcy (1803–58), French hydraulic engineer]

Darcy

(ˈdɑːsɪ)
n
(Biography) (James) Les(lie). 1895–1917, Australian boxer and folk hero, who lost only five professional fights and was never knocked out, considered a martyr after his death from septicaemia during a tour of the United States
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Darcy soon drew the attention of the room by his fine, tall person, handsome features, noble mien, and the report which was in general circulation within five minutes after his entrance, of his having ten thousand a year.
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Darcy walked off; and Elizabeth remained with no very cordial feelings toward him.
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With it being the hottest day of the year, the officers raced to the pub car park and quickly located the vehicle where the girl, Darcy, was inside.
What Darcy does in Pride and Prejudice is no less than love poetry, overcoming obstacles that seem insurmountable by social as well as personal standards.