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Definitions of C

  1. street names for cocaine Wordnet Dictionary DB
  2. the 3rd letter of the Roman alphabet Wordnet Dictionary DB
  3. a general-purpose programing language closely associated with the UNIX operating system Wordnet Dictionary DB
  4. The keynote of the normal or natural scale, which has neither flats nor sharps in its signature; also, the third note of the relative minor scale of the same. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. The clef, a modification of the letter C, placed on any line of the staff, shows that line to be middle C. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. is the third letter of the English alphabet. It is from the Latin letter C, which in old Latin represented the sounds of k, and g (in go); its original value being the latter. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. As a numeral, stands for Latin centum or 100, Cfor 200, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Third letter of the alphabet. As a Roman numeral, 100. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. Is the third letter and second consonant of the English alphabet. Before a, o, u, I, and r, it has a hard or close sound, like k; and before e, i, and y, it has a soft or sibilant sound, precisely like s. When combined with the letter h, it has three different sounds: the first is equivalent to tsh, as in chair, church; the second is equivalent to k, as in character, chemistry; and the third, occurring only in a few words, derived from the French; also in several words when preceded by n, flinch, bench, is equivalent to sh, as in chaise, chemise. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. As an abbreviation, stands for Christ, as A.C. for ante Christum; also for companion, as C.B., Companion of the Bath. On medals, C stands for many names of persons, as caesar, Caius.Cassius, Carolus, &c.; and also of offices, as Censor, Consul. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  11. As a numeral, stands for 100, CC for 200,&c. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  12. In music, when placed after the clef, is the mark of common time; and when a bar is perpendicularly drawn through it, alla-breve time, or a quicker movement, is indicated. C is also the first note of the diatonic scale, answering to the do of the Italians, and the ut of the French. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  13. a unit of electrical charge equal to the amount of charge transferred by a current of 1 ampere in 1 second Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. ten 10s Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. a degree on the Centigrade scale of temperature Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. the speed at which light travels in a vacuum; the constancy and universality of the speed of light is recognized by defining it to be exactly 299,792,458 meters per second Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. The third letter in the English alphabet. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  19. For L. centum, a hundred. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for C

  1. O. C French, a white Republican. – The Facts of Reconstruction by John R. Lynch
  2. His name was C Haller. – Old Calabria by Norman Douglas
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