- centistoke; centistokes.
- the third letter of the English alphabet, a consonant.
- any spoken sound represented by the letter C or c, as in cat, race, or circle.
- something having the shape of a C.
- a written or printed representation of the letter C or c.
- a device, as a printer's type, for reproducing the letter C or c.
C. of S.
- Chief of Staff.
- case; cases.
- capital stock.
- civil service.
- cycles per second.
- chief of staff.
- Christian Science.
- Christian Scientist.
- Civil Service.
- Confederate States.
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Examples from the Web for cs
Grades of Cs ‘pop’ on a transcript to selective colleges since we don't see them often.Top 10 College Admissions Tips
November 8, 2009
"We put a CS gauge thirty feet from the survey point," Troy said.The Thirst Quenchers
Therefore, out of twelve which are both As and Cs, eleven are Bs.A System of Logic: Ratiocinative and Inductive
John Stuart Mill
Having now tuned your three Cs, you will take 1C as a starting point, and by it, tune 1G a perfect fifth above.Piano Tuning
J. Cree Fischer
On my way to Cs home I tried to put myself in the frame of mind of a genuine seeker after transcendental knowledge.Hours with the Ghosts or, Nineteenth Century Witchcraft
Henry Ridgely Evans
Double Consonants are x and z. Of these, x was equivalent to cs, while the equivalence of z is uncertain.New Latin Grammar
Charles E. Bennett
- Also: cs capital stock
- chartered surveyor
- Christian Science
- Christian Scientist
- Civil Service
- Also: cs Court of Session
- The symbol for the elementcesium
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- The symbol for cesium.
- The symbol for the speed of light in a vacuum.
- The symbol for carbon.
- Abbreviation of capacitance, capacitor, capacity, Celsius, charge conjugation, coulomb, cytosine
- A programming language developed in 1972 and commonly used for writing professional software. With only a small number of built-in functions, it requires less memory than other languages, and because most if its functions are not specific to particular computers, it can be used on many different kinds of machines. The Unix operating system was written in C.
- A soft, ductile, silvery-white element of the alkali group. It is liquid at room temperature and is the most reactive of all metals. Cesium is used to make photoelectric cells, electron tubes, and atomic clocks. Atomic number 55; atomic weight 132.905; melting point 28.5°C; boiling point 690°C; specific gravity 1.87; valence 1. See Periodic Table.
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