Definition of December

1. Noun. The last (12th) month of the year.




Definition of December

1. n. The twelfth and last month of the year, containing thirty-one days. During this month occurs the winter solstice.

Definition of December

1. Proper noun. The twelfth and last month of the Gregorian calendar, following November and preceding the January of the following year. Abbreviation: '''Dec''' or '''Dec.''' ¹

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Medical Definition of December

1. 1. The twelfth and last month of the year, containing thirty-one days. During this month occurs the winter solstice. 2. With reference to the end of the year and to the winter season; as, the December of his life. Origin: F. Decembre, from L. December, fr. Decem ten; this being the tenth month among the early Romans, who began the year in March. See Ten. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of December

decelerating
deceleration
decelerations
decelerator
decelerators
deceleron
decelerons
decellularisation
decellularise
decellularised
decellularization
decellularize
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decellularizes
decellularizing
december (current term)
decemfid
decemlocular
decempedal
decemvir
decemviral
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decemviri
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decenaries
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decence
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Literary usage of December

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1894)
"511411, december 26, Dennis, M., tanning liquor, normal chromium chloride is rendered basic by adding a solution of an alkali or alkaline carbonate. ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"december 28-30. President, Dr. FL Stevens, North Carolina College of ... december 27-29. President, Professor WH Howell, Johns Hopkins University; ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1916)
"december 27, 28 and 29. President, Professor VE Shelford, University of ... december 26 to 29. President, Dr. FW Hodge, Bureau of American Ethnology; ..."

4. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1905)
"3 days cord; eighth day treatment, december 2d, 1 dose of 2J cc. ... 4 days cord; seventeenth day treatment, december 13th, 1 dose of 2 cc. ..."

5. Journal by New York (N.Y.). Board of Education (1854)
"liam Jones, Jr., appointed by the Board of Education to fill a vacancy, will cease to hold office the thirty-first day of december, one thousand eight ..."

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