Definition of C

1. Noun. A degree on the centigrade scale of temperature.

Exact synonyms: Degree Celsius, Degree Centigrade
Generic synonyms: Degree
Specialized synonyms: Standard Temperature

2. Adjective. Being ten more than ninety.
Exact synonyms: 100, Hundred, One Hundred
Similar to: Cardinal

3. Noun. 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.
Exact synonyms: Light Speed, Speed Of Light
Generic synonyms: Constant, Speed, Velocity

4. Noun. A vitamin found in fresh fruits (especially citrus fruits) and vegetables; prevents scurvy.
Exact synonyms: Ascorbic Acid, Vitamin C
Generic synonyms: Antioxidant, Water-soluble Vitamin

5. Noun. One of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose).
Exact synonyms: Deoxycytidine Monophosphate
Generic synonyms: Base, Nucleotide

6. Noun. A base found in DNA and RNA and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with guanine.
Exact synonyms: Cytosine
Substance meronyms: Deoxyribonucleic Acid, Desoxyribonucleic Acid, Dna, Ribonucleic Acid, Rna
Generic synonyms: Pyrimidine

7. Noun. An abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds.

8. Noun. Ten 10s.
Exact synonyms: 100, Century, Hundred, One C
Generic synonyms: Large Integer

9. Noun. A unit of electrical charge equal to the amount of charge transferred by a current of 1 ampere in 1 second.
Exact synonyms: Ampere-second, Coulomb
Generic synonyms: Charge Unit, Quantity Unit
Group relationships: Abcoulomb, Ampere-minute

10. Noun. A general-purpose programing language closely associated with the UNIX operating system.

11. Noun. (music) the keynote of the scale of C major.
Generic synonyms: Keynote, Tonic
Category relationships: Music

12. Noun. The 3rd letter of the Roman alphabet.

13. Noun. Street names for cocaine.
Exact synonyms: Blow, Coke, Nose Candy, Snow
Generic synonyms: Cocain, Cocaine

Definition of C

1. Letter. (Latn-def en letter 3 cee) ¹

2. Number. (Latn-def en ordinal 3 cee) ¹

3. Symbol. A standard size of dry cell battery between A and D. ¹

4. Symbol. (music) Guitar chord – ''C'' – Played 0 1 0 2 3 0. ¹

5. Noun. (slang) $100; a c-note. ¹

6. Noun. (music) A musical note; middle c. ¹

7. Noun. An academic grade better than a D and worse than a B. ¹

8. Proper noun. A particular high-level programming language from which many others are derived. ¹

9. Proper noun. (British) Head of the Secret Intelligence Service. ¹

10. Letter. (Latn-def en letter 3 cee) ¹

11. Number. (Latn-def en ordinal 3 cee) ¹

12. Abbreviation. (alternative form of c.) ¹

13. Noun. (music) The middle tone in either one of the sets of seven white keys on a keyboard or a set of seven strings on a stringed instrument. ¹

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Medical Definition of C

1. Speed of light, 3.0x10E+8 metres/second or 3.0x10E+10 cm/sec (09 Oct 1997)

Lexicographical Neighbors of C

béarnaise sauces
béchamel sauce
béchamel sauces
bête de scène
bête noir
bête noire
c'est la vie
c-Jun amino-terminal kinase

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