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sac / sak/ • n. a hollow, flexible structure resembling a bag or pouch: a fountain pen with an ink sac. ∎  a cavity enclosed by a membrane within a living organism, containing air, liquid, or solid structures. DERIVATIVES: sac·like adj.

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sac (sak) n. a pouch or baglike structure. Sacs can enclose natural cavities in the body, e.g. in the lungs (see alveolus), or they can be pathological, as in a hernia.

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sac bag-like cavity. XVIII. — F. sac or L. saccus SACK1. See also SACK4.

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Sac • n. variant spelling of Sauk.

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Sac: see Sac and Fox.

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sacaback, alack, attack, back, black, brack, clack, claque, crack, Dirac, drack, flack, flak, hack, jack, Kazakh, knack, lack, lakh, mac, mach, Nagorno-Karabakh, pack, pitchblack, plaque, quack, rack, sac, sack, shack, shellac, slack, smack, snack, stack, tach, tack, thwack, track, vac, wack, whack, wrack, yak, Zack •cardiac • zodiac •haemophiliac (US hemophiliac), necrophiliac, sacroiliac •umiak •bibliomaniac, dipsomaniac, egomaniac, kleptomaniac, maniac, megalomaniac, monomaniac, nymphomaniac, pyromaniac •insomniac • celeriac • Syriac •hypochondriac • Mauriac • theriac •amnesiac •aphrodisiac, Dionysiac •Dayak, kayak •Kerouac • bivouac

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sac Military, indicating qualified at a small-arms technical long course

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