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Definitions of C

  1.   ten 10s
  2.   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.
  3.   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.
  4.   The clef, a modification of the letter C, placed on any line of the staff, shows that line to be middle C.
  5.   a degree on the Centigrade scale of temperature
  6.   the 3rd letter of the Roman alphabet
  7.   being ten more than ninety
  8.   a general- purpose programing language closely associated with the UNIX operating system
  9.   after the clef is the mark of common time, in which each measure is a semibreve ( four fourths or crotchets); for alla breve time it is written .
  10.   For L. centum, a hundred.
  11.   street names for cocaine
  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.
  13.   a unit of electrical charge equal to the amount of charge transferred by a current of 1 ampere in 1 second
  14.   Abbreviation for cylinder or cylindrical lens, centigrade or Celsius, contraction, closure ( of an electrical circuit), and congius ( gallon). Chemical symbol for carbon.
  15.   a base found in DNA and RNA and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with guanine
  16.   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
  17.   Third letter of the alphabet. As a Roman numeral, 100.
  18.   As a numeral, stands for Latin centum or 100, Cfor 200, etc.
  19.   an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds
  20.   one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar ( ribose)
  21.   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.
  22.   The third letter in the English alphabet.
  23.   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.
  24.   As a numeral, stands for 100, CC for 200,& c.

Quotes of C

  1. Unfortunately I put the opening date on the 5th of December 1941 and on the 7th of December the Japanese bombarded Pearl Harbour. My dream of a theater in Washington D. C came to a prompt end. – Leon Askin
  2. Confidante: One entrusted by A with the secrets of B confided to herself by C – Ambrose Bierce
  3. My wife says that my tombstone will read, 'Here lies Mr. C who used to be Mr. B.' So I think that's probably what I'll be remembered for. – Tom Bosley
  4. I'm coming to Washington, D. C to do the people's work. And the people's work has to do with reducing spending and cutting budgets and, and trying to get a grip on the size of government. – Ken Buck
  5. To those of you who received honours, awards and distinctions, I say well done. And to the C students, I say you, too, can be president of the United States. – George W. Bush
  6. My father taught me Basic and rudimentary C I learned everything else on my own, including studying computational complexity on my own. That's more a function of my age than anything else though- back when I was in school there were hardly any programming classes. – Bram Cohen
  7. Two million dollars is only small when you're talking about Washington, D. C – Geoff Davis
  8. The GAO just released a report that said 22 percent of federal programs fail to meet their objectives. The truth is we don't know how taxpayer money is spent in Washington, D. C which is why I think we ought to put every agency budget up on the Internet for everyone to see. – Carly Fiorina
  9. I figure there are a few actors like Marlon Brando, George C Scott and Laurence Olivier who have been touched by the hand of God. I'm in the next bunch. – John Forsythe
  10. I was born in Washington, D. C and I was raised in Milwaukee. – Kristen Johnston
  11. We hate those in power in Washington D. C and anything bad that happens to them is good for us. – Tom Metzger
  12. I am much interested and honoured by what you tell me of C S. Lewis. – Ruth Pitter
  13. Crime is actually less in places where people own guns. Washington, D. C is a case in point. It has the strictest gun laws, but who has the highest crime rate in the country? Washington, D. C – Luke Scott
  14. I am maintaining my schedule of commuting to Washington, D. C each week from Oregon so that I can spend my weekends and days when we are not in session traveling to communities throughout my district. – Greg Walden

Usage examples for C

  1. It was Marc Lemarc asking for Drennen. ” – Wolf Breed by Jackson Gregory
  2. “ " You are a c c comfort, Meriwether," she said more calmly. ” – Concerning Sally by William John Hopkins
  3. It was the O. C 's voice. ” – The Sky Pilot in No Man's Land by Ralph Connor
  4. C T. Price of No. 2 company had been killed and Lieuts. ” – The Fifth Battalion Highland Light Infantry in the War 1914-1918 by F.L. Morrison
  5. On the second hall were three rooms, A, B and C Room C was next the avenue. ” – The Crime of the French Café and Other Stories by Nicholas Carter
  6. C W 3h 00m 02s. ” – Lectures in Navigation by Ernest Gallaudet Draper
  7. 155; R. C Smith's Gram. ” – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  8. Several hours later C returned. ” – African Camp Fires by Stewart Edward White
  9. When the Coronation honours were announced in 1902, Colonel Edward Matthey, V. D., received the C B., a fitting award for his long services to the Volunteer Force. ” – Short History of the London Rifle Brigade by Unknown
  10. By omnibus, 30 c – The South of France--East Half by Charles Bertram Black
  11. And that's C said his mother. ” – Gutta-Percha Willie by George MacDonald
  12. “ " 'Yours very faithful, C Kamworth, Hydrabad Cottage. ” – The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer, Complete by Charles James Lever (1806-1872)
  13. His name was C Haller. ” – Old Calabria by Norman Douglas
  14. Group C Those which will dye the silk only in a cold bath. ” – The Dyeing of Woollen Fabrics by Franklin Beech
  15. “ O. C French, a white Republican. ” – The Facts of Reconstruction by John R. Lynch
  16. By the 33d Victoria, c – The Constitutional History of England From 1760 to 1860 by Charles Duke Yonge
  17. S- she's c capable of having me s- shot! ” – The Reign of Greed Complete English Version of 'El Filibusterismo' by Jose Rizal
  18. R. S. C 1902, I, 127- 128; Morgan, Can. ” – The Makers of Canada: Index and Dictionary of Canadian History by Various
  19. Some A is C – Deductive Logic by St. George Stock
  20. The C O. looked up. ” – Foe-Farrell by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

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