dec dec  /ˈdɛk/


  1. (n) the last (12th) month of the year
  2. (n) (astronomy) the angular distance of a celestial body north or to the south of the celestial equator; expressed in degrees; used with right ascension to specify positions on the celestial sphere



  1. Rural America posts first-ever loss in population

    In this Dec. 12, 2004 file photo, Tom Moore rides through downtown Fernley, Nev., with his daughters, Bridget and Meara.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Peoria Journal Star

  2. 1 charged in Dec 2012 car wash shooting

    Miami Gardens police on Thursday arrested a 19-year-old man accused of killing the owner of a U-Gas gas station during a robbery. Police charged Jamere Hanna with first-degree murder and two counts of armed robbery in 59-year-old Errold Peart's death. Hanna and another person held Peart (pictured right) and two others at gunpoint on Dec. 2 at 19101 NW 2nd Avenue, police said. As they ran away ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Local 10 Miami

  3. Marathon Oil Corporation Chairman, President and CEO, Clarence P. Cazalot, Jr., to Retire Dec. 31, 2013 - Lee M ...

    HOUSTON -- Clarence P. Cazalot, Jr, chairman, president and CEO of Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) has elected to retire on Dec. 31, 2013, after almost 14 years leading Marathon Oil and 41 years in ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance

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