What is DC?

  • (noun): The district occupied entirely by the city of Washington; chosen by George Washington as the site of the nation's capital and carve out of land ceded by Maryland and Virginia.
    Synonyms: District of Columbia, D.C.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on dc:

Third Rail - Simultaneous Use With Overhead Wire
... If one supply is DC and the other AC, an undesired premagnetization of the AC transformers can occur ... Fréjus railway was electrified at both 1,500 V DC third rail for French trains and with overhead wires (initially three-phase, later 3,000 V DC) for Italian trains ... of the wires was dropped to 1,500 V DC ...
DC - Other Uses
... DC Comics DC Shoes Christian Doctrine Fathers, a Catholic organization Deccan Chargers, an Indian cricket franchise Delaware County Christian School Dené–Caucasian languages ...
Douglas DC-7 - Operational History
... The early DC-7s were only purchased by U.S ... take advantage of the small range increase in the early DC-7, so Douglas released an extended-range variant, the DC-7C (Seven Seas) in 1956 ... interference drag, and made the cabin quieter by moving the engines further outboard all DC-7Cs had the nacelle fuel tanks previously seen on Pan American's and South African's DC-7Bs ...
Desert Combat
... Desert Combat (DC) is a mod for the first-person shooter (FPS) computer game Battlefield 1942, created by Frank Delise, Brian Holinka, Tim Brophy, and Stephen Wells ... DC features many new weapons and new Conquest and Capture the flag Maps ... DC is set in Iraq during the first Gulf War ...
Douglas DC-7 - Accidents and Incidents
... June 30, 1956 A United Airlines DC-7 and a TWA L-1049 Super Constellation collided over the Grand Canyon in Arizona, resulting in the deaths of 128 people on both aircraft ... January 31, 1957 A DC-7 crashed into a school yard in the Pacoima area of Los Angeles, California, following a midair collision with a two-man Northrop F-89J Scorpion jet fighter ... March 25, 1958 A Braniff Airlines DC-7C crashed shortly after takoff from Miami while attempting to return after an engine caught fire ...

More definitions of "DC":

  • (noun): An electric current that flows in one direction steadily.
    Synonyms: direct current