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 for DC
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  electric current \electric current\, electrical current
  \electrical current\,
     the movement of electrically charged particles, atoms, or
     ions, through solids, liquids, gases, or free space; the term
     is usually used of relatively smooth movements of electric
     charge through conductors, whether constant or variable.
     Sudden movements of charge are usually referred to by other
     terms, such as spark or lightning or discharge. In
     metallic conductors the electric current is usually due to
     movement of electrons through the metal. The current is
     measured as the rate of movement of charge per unit time, and
     is counted in units of amperes. As a formal definition, the
     direction of movement of electric current is considered as
     the same as the direction of movement of positive charge, or
     in a direction opposite to the movement of negative charge.
     Electric current may move constantly in a single direction,
     called direct current (abbreviated DC), or may move
     alternately in one direction and then the opposite direction,
     called alternating current (abbreviated AC).

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the district occupied entirely by the city of Washington;
           chosen by George Washington as the site of the capital of
           the United States and created out of land ceded by Maryland
           and Virginia [syn: District of Columbia, D.C., DC]
      2: an electric current that flows in one direction steadily
         [syn: direct current, DC, direct electric current]
         [ant: AC, alternating current, alternating electric

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  37 Moby Thesaurus words for "DC":
     AC, absorption current, active current, alternating current,
     conduction current, convection current, cycle, delta current,
     dielectric displacement current, direct current,
     displacement current, eddy current, electric current,
     electric stream, emission current, exciting current,
     free alternating current, galvanic current, high-frequency current,
     idle current, induced current, induction current,
     ionization current, juice, low-frequency current,
     magnetizing current, multiphase current, pulsating direct current,
     reactive current, rotary current, single-phase alternating current,
     stray current, thermionic current, thermoelectric current,
     three-phase alternating current, voltaic current, watt current

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

         Dublin Core [meta data]

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

         Device Context

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

         Data Cartridge

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

         Data-to-Clock [jitter] (DVD)

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

      The Unix arbitrary precision postfix
     calculator and its language.
     Here is an example program which prints out factorials:
     	echo "[la1+dsa*pla2220>y]sy0sa1lyx" | dc
     Unix manual page: dc(1).
     bc provides a somewhat more readable syntax which is
     compiled into dc.  There is also a GNU DC.

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