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C++

 (sē′plŭs′plŭs′)
n.
A widely used object-oriented programming language based on C.

[From ++, name of an operator in the language, and from the use of the plus sign to indicate enhancement.]

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.