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noun, plural C's or Cs, c's or cs.
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- the first tone, or keynote, in the scale of C major or the third tone in the relative minor scale, A minor.
- a string, key, or pipe tuned to this tone.
- a written or printed note representing this tone.
- (in the fixed system of solmization) the first tone of the scale of C major, called do.
- the tonality having C as the tonic note.
- a symbol indicating quadruple time and appearing after the clef sign on a musical staff.
- capacitance (def. 3).
- a battery size for 1.5 volt dry cells: diameter, 1 inch (2.5 centimeters); length, 1.9 inches (4.8 centimeters).
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Example sentences from the Web for c
Rule 16(c) was a proposed change in the rules at the 1976 Republican Convention.
“I just got my nails done,” gushes Michael C. Hall, extending his manicured, silver digits towards me.Michael C. Hall on Going Drag for ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’ and Exorcising ‘Dexter’|Marlow Stern|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Right off the bat, papyrologist Brice C. Jones noted that something was awry.Dismembering History: The Shady Online Trade in Ancient Texts|Candida Moss|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Some were silent from shock, others giddy and smiling as they boarded the U.S. Air Force C-130s.‘Argo’ in the Congo: The Ghosts of the Stanleyville Hostage Crisis|Nina Strochlic|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Chick Chick,” the latest tune by C-Pop sensation Wang Rong, is like “Gangnam Style” on MDMA.The Most WTF Music Video of the Year: Wang Rong’s ‘Chick Chick’ is ‘Gangnam Style’ on MDMA|Marlow Stern|November 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
C was a Captain, all covered with lace; D was a drunkard, and had a red face.
He was a bookseller, but better known as a translator of the German contributor to the Gentleman's Magazine, &c.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
(c) Decomposition of exudates anywhere in the body, as in empyema, bronchiectasis, and large tuberculous cavities.
En effet un soir, sa femme et enfans l'abandonnerent entierement, et s'en allerent cabaner ailleurs, pensant que c'en estoit vuid.
The usual forms are: (a) Ammoniomagnesium phosphate crystals; (b) acid calcium phosphate crystals; and (c) amorphous phosphates.
British Dictionary definitions for c (1 of 7)
British Dictionary definitions for c (2 of 7)
noun plural c's, C's or Cs
- something shaped like a C
- (in combination)a C-spring
British Dictionary definitions for c (3 of 7)
- 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)
- a key, string, or pipe producing this note
- the major or minor key having this note as its tonic
- a time signature denoting four crotchet beats to the barSee also alla breve (def. 2), common time