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Construction Specifications Canada (CSC)

A nonprofit organization devoted to the standardization of construction documents in Canada; used in both the private and public sectors. The MasterFormat has been adopted as the basis for a numbering and titling system for the Canadian National Master Specification (NMS). Head office: 120 Carlton St., Toronto ON M5A 4K2, Canada.


(1) (Card Security Code) A three-digit or four-digit number printed on the front or back of credit cards for security purposes. Called "Card Verification Value" (CVV) by Visa, "Card Validation Code" (CVC) by MasterCard and "Card Identification (CID) by American Express and Discover, the number is requested by merchants to ensure that people actually have the card in their possession. The CSC is also written into the magnetic stripe.

(2) (Common Short Codes) See short code.

(3) (Compact System Camera) See mirrorless camera.
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Harris would know just by visiting the CSC website of the extensive research findings and papers that have influenced the direction of CSC policy and practices over the years.
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Andrew's understanding of the complex business environment that makes Asia unique, and his distinct perspective and experience having lived and worked there for the past decade, positions him well to continue the excellent progress CSC has made within this theatre.
We're very happy to have CSC as part of the Cloud Transformation Program," said Rahul Sood, Google's Global Head of Enterprise Partnerships.
CSC (NYSE:CSC) announced today that a major intelligence community agency awarded the company a delivery order to provide information technology (IT) services for two new sites in San Antonio, Texas, and Augusta, Ga.
CSC (NYSE: CSC) today announced that Tom Kenyon has been named managing director of CSC's Latin American operations, in support of the company's strategic goal to grow business in the region.
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