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SEC, Sec, or Seč may refer to:
- Samsung Electronics Corporation
- Securities Exchange Company, a company run by Charles Ponzi
- Solar Entertainment Corporation
- U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
- Securities and Exchange Commission (Philippines)
- Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan
- Securities and Exchange Commission (Nigeria)
- State Elections Commission (Puerto Rico)
- State Electricity Commission of Victoria (Australia)
- State Energy Commission of Western Australia
- State Examinations Commission, Ireland
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Secant is a term in mathematics derived from the Latin secare ("to cut"). It may refer to:
- a secant line, in geometry
- the secant variety, in algebraic geometry
- the secant method, a root-finding algorithm in numerical analysis, based on secant lines to graphs of functions
- the trigonometric function, reciprocal to the cosine
- a secant ogive in nose cone design
- Sec pathway, in biology, a major route of protein translocation across cell membranes
- single error correction, in error detection and correction
- Size-exclusion chromatography
- Sinusoidal endothelial cell
- Solar Energy Conversion, the conversion of solar energy to electricity
- Social evolutionary computation
- Space Weather Prediction Center, also known as the Space Environment Center
- Spontaneous echocardiographic contrast, a phenomenon observed in cardiovascular ultrasonography
- Standard three-letter abbreviation for selenocysteine
- Southeastern Conference (SEC), one of the major U.S. collegiate sports conferences
- Speedway European Championship, motorcycle speedway competition
- An abbreviation for second
- In music, sec, an abbreviation of secco.
- Sec (wine), a French term used to indicate the sweetness level of a wine.
- Dalek Sec, from the television series Doctor Who.
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