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cc, CC

Abbr. for “cubic centimeter.”


The country code for the Cocos (Keeling) Islands.


(1) See Common Criteria and closed captions.

(2) (Carbon Copy) The field in an email header that names additional recipients for the message. The term comes from carbon paper, which before word processing, was commonly used to make paper copies in a typewriter. Carbon paper is a letter-size sheet with ink on one side that is inserted between two sheets of regular paper to make a copy while typing the original. Additional copies can be made at the same time by inserting more sheets of carbon and regular paper into the same stack. See bcc, fcc and Carbon Copy.
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PEOPLE in West Virginia are ``watching their backs'' as the probe continues today into three shootings, feared to be Washington sniper copy cat killings.
Spokeswoman Marion Greenwood said: ''There would be less risk of copy cat behaviour if the trailers went out later.
The group, which is battling to plug the sales gap created by copy cat versions of its products, published research showing that Exanta, a blood clot drug currently being tested, can help cut the risk of heart attack patients suffering a repeat.
PHARMACEUTICAL giant AstraZeneca says that a string of new products has plugged a pounds 746m gap in sales created by copy cat versions of its drugs.
The incident is a copy cat of the acid attack which left former model Louise Duddy blinded and horrifically scarred.