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B.C.E. abbreviation of "before the common era" (used in designating dates); B.C.
C.E. abbreviation of Common Era or Christian Era.
E layer a thick layer of ions located at a height of about sixty to ninety miles in the E region of the earth's outer atmosphere and having the ability to deflect radio waves.
e pluribus unum (Latin) from the many, one (the motto of the United States, printed on its currency).
e-commerce the exchange of goods and services conducted on the Internet; electronic commerce.
e-mail the practice or system by which messages may be typed into one computer terminal and sent by telephone, cable, or wireless to another computer terminal; electronic mail. [4 definitions]
E. coli a species of bacteria, present in the intestines of all vertebrates, that is widely used in biological research.
E.E.C. abbreviation of "European Economic Community," an economic association of major western European countries mainly designed to eliminate tariffs on trade among member nations and establish uniform tariffs on goods from other countries; Common Market.
e.g. abbreviation of "exempli gratia" (Latin); for example.
i.e. abbreviation of "id est" (Latin); that is.
P.E. an abbreviation of "physical education."
Q.E.D. abbreviation of "quod erat demonstrandum" (Latin); which was to be demonstrated.
V-E Day May 8, 1945, the day Germany officially surrendered and ended the European conflict of World War II (acronym for "victory in Europe").
vitamin E a compound found in vegetable oils and whole grains, required in human nutrition for the maintenance of blood cells, membranes, and liver and brain tissue; tocopherol.