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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.
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(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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However, given that most CSCs also supply unofficial members, additional cannabis is regularly obtained from the illicit market to respectively meet each membership's demand.
The shareholders, while commenting on the 70k dividend payout, commended the Board and Management of CSCS for the impressive financial performance
The researchers at Kansas University Medical Center concluded that Pao pereira holds great promise as a novel treatment for targeting pancreatic CSCs, an essential component of treatments that will lead to real cancer cures.
The CSCS are now in a position where pretty much all cards are being issued on the basis of a qualification and by 2020, they all will be - so with more effort from industry workers, we should definitely see a change in the next few years.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Nov 4 (ANI): A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for collaboration in LPG services was signed here today between Oil Marketing Companies (IOCL, HPCL & BPCL) and CSC e-Governance Services India Limited in the presence of Minister of Law and Justice and Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) Ravi Shankar Prasad and Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan
The limitations of PDT mentioned above can be ascribed to CSCs having characteristics significant to PDT evasion, such as metastasis and drug evasion through their multidrug efflux pumps.
CSCs were first discovered in acute myeloid leukemia, and the existence of CSCs has been reported in numerous human cancer cell lines and tissues [39-42].
It is pertinent to mention here that the Zong already operates the largest network of its CSCs in the country that would be augmented further in terms of professional and numerical strength.
Imbalance of Ying and Yang Could Induce CSCs. Researches have shown that the cause of oncogenesis may relate to CSCs regulate by the niche where they reside.
Its not just tradesmen who see the benefit of CSCS Cards too.