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C 1

 (sē)
n.
A widely used programming language.

C 2

1. The symbol for carbon.
2. also c The symbol for the Roman numeral one hundred.
3. c The symbol for the speed of light in a vacuum.
4. The symbol for capacitance.
5. The symbol for charge conjugation.

C 3

abbr.
1. cell phone number
2. Celsius
3. Sports center
4. centigrade
5. Physics charm
6. cold
7. consonant
8. coulomb
9. cytosine

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c 1

or C  (sē)
n. pl. c's or C's also cs or Cs
1. The third letter of the modern English alphabet.
2. Any of the speech sounds represented by the letter c.
3. The third in a series.
4. Something shaped like the letter C.
5. C The third best or third highest in quality or rank: a mark of C on a term paper.
6. Music
a. The first tone in the scale of C major or the third tone in the relative minor scale.
b. A key or scale in which the tone of C is the tonic.
c. A written or printed note representing this tone.
d. A string, key, or pipe tuned to the pitch of this tone.

c 2

abbr.
1. Physics candle
2. carat
3. charm quark
4. circumference
5. also C Mathematics constant
6. cubic

c

(siː) or

C

n, pl c's, C's or Cs
1. (Linguistics) the third letter and second consonant of the modern English alphabet
2. (Phonetics & Phonology) a speech sound represented by this letter, in English usually either a voiceless alveolar fricative, as in cigar, or a voiceless velar stop, as in case
3. the third in a series, esp the third highest grade in an examination
4.
a. something shaped like a C
b. (in combination): a C-spring.

c

symbol for
1. (Units) centi-
2. (Units) cubic
3. (Computer Science) cycle
4. (Mathematics) maths constant
5. (General Physics) specific heat capacity
6. (General Physics) the speed of light and other types of electromagnetic radiation in a vacuum
7. (Chess & Draughts) chess See algebraic notation

C

symbol for
1. (Music, other) music
a. a note having a frequency of 261.63 hertz (middle C) or this value multiplied or divided by any power of 2; the first degree of a major scale containing no sharps or flats (C major)
b. a key, string, or pipe producing this note
c. the major or minor key having this note as its tonic
d. a time signature denoting four crotchet beats to the bar. See also alla breve2, common time
2. (Chemistry) chem carbon
3. (Biochemistry) biochem cytosine
4. (General Physics) capacitance
5. (General Physics) heat capacity
6. cold (water)
7. (General Physics) physics compliance
8. (General Physics) Celsius
9. (General Physics) centigrade
10. (Historical Terms) century: C20.
11. (General Physics) coulomb
12. (Units) (Roman numeral)100. See Roman numerals
abbreviation for
Cuba (international car registration)
n
(Computer Science) a computer programming language combining the advantages of a high-level language with the ability to address the computer at a level comparable with that of an assembly language

C, c

(si)

n., pl. Cs C's, cs c's for 1-4.
1. the third letter of the English alphabet, a consonant.
2. any spoken sound represented by this letter.
3. something shaped like a C.
4. a written or printed representation of the letter C or c.

C

1. Gram. complement.
2. consonant.
3. coulomb.
4. county (used with a number to designate a county road): C55.

C


Symbol.
1. the third in order or in a series.
2. (sometimes l.c.) (in some grading systems) a grade or mark indicating fair or average quality.
3.
a. the tonic note of the C major scale.
b. a tonality having C as the tonic.
c. a written or printed note representing this tone.
d. (in the fixed system of solmization) the first tone of the scale of C major, called do.
e. the tonality having C as the tonic note.
f. a symbol indicating quadruple time and appearing after the clef sign on a musical staff.
4. (sometimes l.c.) the Roman numeral for 100.
5. a powerful high-level computer programming language suitable for creating operating systems and complex applications.
6. Celsius.
7. centigrade.
8. capacitance.
9. carbon.
10.
a. cysteine.
b. cytosine.
11. Also, C-note. Slang. a hundred-dollar bill.

c

1. Optics. candle.
2. (with a year) about: c1775.
[< Latin circā, circiter, circum]
3. curie.
4. cycle.

c

1. the velocity of light in a vacuum: approximately 186,000 miles per second or 299,793 km per second.
2. the velocity of sound.

C.

1. Calorie.
2. Cape.
3. Catholic.
4. College.
5. colon.
6. Congress.
7. Conservative.

c.

1. calorie.
2. Optics. candle.
3. carat.
4. Baseball. catcher.
5. cent.
6. centavo.
7. Football. center.
8. centigrade.
9. centime.
10. centimeter.
11. century.
12. chapter.
13. (with a year) about: c. 1775.
[< Latin circā]
14. cognate.
15. copyright.
16. cubic.
17. cycle.

C + +

,
n.
a high-level computer programming language, a descendant of C, with the ability to manipulate object-oriented features.

c

The symbol for the speed of light in a vacuum.

C

1. The symbol for carbon.
2. Abbreviation of Celsius
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.C - a degree on the centigrade scale of temperatureC - a degree on the centigrade scale of temperature
degree - a unit of temperature on a specified scale; "the game was played in spite of the 40-degree temperature"
standard temperature - exactly zero degrees centigrade
2.C - the speed at which light travels in a vacuumc - 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
constant - a number representing a quantity assumed to have a fixed value in a specified mathematical context; "the velocity of light is a constant"
speed, velocity - distance travelled per unit time
3.C - a vitamin found in fresh fruits (especially citrus fruits) and vegetablesC - a vitamin found in fresh fruits (especially citrus fruits) and vegetables; prevents scurvy
antioxidant - substance that inhibits oxidation or inhibits reactions promoted by oxygen or peroxides
water-soluble vitamin - any vitamin that is soluble in water
4.C - one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose)
nucleotide, base - a phosphoric ester of a nucleoside; the basic structural unit of nucleic acids (DNA or RNA)
5.C - a base found in DNA and RNA and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with guanine
deoxyribonucleic acid, desoxyribonucleic acid, DNA - (biochemistry) a long linear polymer found in the nucleus of a cell and formed from nucleotides and shaped like a double helix; associated with the transmission of genetic information; "DNA is the king of molecules"
ribonucleic acid, RNA - (biochemistry) a long linear polymer of nucleotides found in the nucleus but mainly in the cytoplasm of a cell where it is associated with microsomes; it transmits genetic information from DNA to the cytoplasm and controls certain chemical processes in the cell; "ribonucleic acid is the genetic material of some viruses"
pyrimidine - any of several basic compounds derived from pyrimidine
6.C - an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamondC - an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds
fullerene - a form of carbon having a large molecule consisting of an empty cage of sixty or more carbon atoms
chemical element, element - any of the more than 100 known substances (of which 92 occur naturally) that cannot be separated into simpler substances and that singly or in combination constitute all matter
carbon 14, radiocarbon - a radioactive isotope of carbon
char - a charred substance
charcoal, wood coal - a carbonaceous material obtained by heating wood or other organic matter in the absence of air
carbon black, crock, lampblack, smut, soot - a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink
activated carbon, activated charcoal - powdered or granular carbon used for purifying by adsorption; given orally (as a slurry) it is an antidote for some kinds of poisons
black lead, graphite, plumbago - used as a lubricant and as a moderator in nuclear reactors
coal - fossil fuel consisting of carbonized vegetable matter deposited in the Carboniferous period
adamant, diamond - very hard native crystalline carbon valued as a gem
limestone - a sedimentary rock consisting mainly of calcium that was deposited by the remains of marine animals
crude, crude oil, fossil oil, petroleum, rock oil, oil - a dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons
7.C - ten 10sC - ten 10s        
large integer - an integer equal to or greater than ten
8.C - a unit of electrical charge equal to the amount of charge transferred by a current of 1 ampere in 1 secondC - a unit of electrical charge equal to the amount of charge transferred by a current of 1 ampere in 1 second
charge unit, quantity unit - a measure of the quantity of electricity (determined by the amount of an electric current and the time for which it flows)
abcoulomb - a unit of electrical charge equal to 10 coulombs
ampere-minute - a unit of charge equal to 60 coulombs
9.C - a general-purpose programing language closely associated with the UNIX operating system
programing language, programming language - (computer science) a language designed for programming computers
10.C - (music) the keynote of the scale of C major
keynote, tonic - (music) the first note of a diatonic scale
music - an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
11.c - the 3rd letter of the Roman alphabet
Latin alphabet, Roman alphabet - the alphabet evolved by the ancient Romans which serves for writing most of the languages of western Europe
alphabetic character, letter of the alphabet, letter - the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech; "his grandmother taught him his letters"
12.C - street names for cocaine
cocain, cocaine - a narcotic (alkaloid) extracted from coca leaves; used as a surface anesthetic or taken for pleasure; can become powerfully addictive
Adj.1.C - being ten more than ninetyc - being ten more than ninety    
cardinal - being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers"
Translations

C

1 c1 [siː] N
1. (= letter) → C, c f
C for CharlieC de Carmen
2. (Mus) Cdo m
C major/minordo mayor/menor
C sharp/flatdo sostenido/bemol

C

2 ABBR
1. (Literat) =chaptercap., c., c/
2. (Geog) =Cape
3. =Celsius, CentigradeC
4. (Pol) =Conservative

c

2 ABBR
1. (US) (Fin) =centc
2. =centuryS.
3. =circa (= about) → h.
4. (Math) =cubic
5. =caratqts., quil.

C

c [ˈsiː] n
(= letter) → C, c m
C for Charlie → C comme Célestin
(= mark) → C
(= musical note) → do m

C

[ˈsiː] abbr (=Celsius, centigrade) → C

C

, cC, c nt; C sharpCis nt, → cis nt; C flatCes nt, → ces nt ? also major, minor, natural

C

abbr of centigradeC

c

abbr of centc, ct
abbr of circaca

C

c [siː] n
a. (letter) → C, c f or m inv
C for Charlie → C come Como
b. (Mus) → do m inv
c. (Scol) (mark) → 6 (sufficiente)

C

abbr =Celsius, centigradeC

C

written abbreviation
Celsius or centigrade. 20C (= twenty degrees Celsius/centigrade).