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c

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noun \ˈsē\

Simple Definition of c

  • : the third letter of the English alphabet

  • : the Roman numeral that means 100

  • : a musical note or key referred to by the letter C : the first tone of a C-major scale

Full Definition of c

plural c's or cs play \ˈsēz\

  1. 1 a :  the 3d letter of the English alphabet b :  a graphic representation of this letter c :  a speech counterpart of orthographic c

  2. 2 a :  one hundred — see number table b slang :  a sum of $100

  3. 3 :  the keynote of a C-major scale

  4. 4 :  a graphic device for reproducing the letter c

  5. 5 :  one designated c especially as the third in order or class

  6. 6 a :  a grade rating a student's work as fair or mediocre in quality b :  one graded or rated with a C

  7. 7 :  something shaped like the letter C

  8. 8 :  a structured programming language designed to be compact and efficient

Examples of c

  1. The word access is spelled with two cs.

  2. Many English words begin with c.

  3. a song in the key of C



Other Alphabet Terms

Rhymes with c

b, be, bee, cay, cee, Cree, d, dee, Dee, dree, e, fee, flea, flee, free, g, gee, ghee, glee, gree, he, key, Key, knee, lea, lee, me, mi, p, pea, pee, plea, pree, quay, re, Rhee, scree, sea, see, she, si, ski, spree, sri, t, tea, tee, the, thee, three, ti, tree, twee, Twi, v, vee, we, wee, whee, ye, z, zee


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c

abbreviation

Definition of c

  1. 1 calm

  2. 2 calorie

  3. 3 canceled

  4. 4 candle

  5. 5 carat

  6. 6 catcher

  7. 7 cent

  8. 8 centavo

  9. 9 centi-

  10. 10 centime

  11. 11 centimeter

  12. 12 century

  13. 13 chapter

  14. 14 circa

  15. 15 circumference

  16. 16 cocaine

  17. 17 coefficient

  18. 18 college

  19. 19 [Latin congius] gallon

  20. 20 contralto

  21. 21 copyright

  22. 22 cubic

  23. 23 cup

  24. 24 curie




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C

abbreviation

Definition of C

  1. 1 capacitance

  2. 2 Celsius

  3. 3 centigrade

  4. 4 Coulomb

  5. 5 cytosine




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C

symbol

Definition of C

  1. carbon





C Defined for Kids

noun \ˈsē\

Definition of c

plural c's or cs \ˈsēz\

  1. 1 :  the third letter of the English alphabet

  2. 2 :  the number 100 in Roman numerals

  3. 3 :  a musical note referred to by the letter C

  4. 4 :  a grade that shows a student's work is fair or average




C

abbreviation

Definition of C

  1. 1 Celsius

  2. 2 centigrade




Medical Dictionary

c

abbreviation

Medical Definition of c

  1. 1calorie

  2. 2canine

  3. 3cathode

  4. 4centimeter

  5. 5clonus

  6. 6closure

  7. 7cobalt

  8. 8coefficient

  9. 9contact

  10. 10contraction

  11. 11coulomb

  12. 12curie

  13. 13cylinder

  14. 14or [Latin cum] with—used in writing prescriptions




C

abbreviation

Medical Definition of C

  1. 1Celsius

  2. 2centigrade

  3. 3cervical—used especially with a number from 1 to 7 to indicate a vertebra or segment of the spinal cord

  4. 4cocaine

  5. 5complement

  6. 6congius

  7. 7cytosine




C

symbol

Medical Definition of C

  1. carbon




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