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Definition of C

  • C 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 gin go); its original value being the latter. In Anglo-Saxon words, or Old English before the Norman Conquest, it always has the sound of k. The Latin C was the same letter as the Greek Γ, γ, and came from the Greek alphabet. The Greeks got it from the Phœnicians. The English name of C is from the Latin name ce, and was derived, probably, through the French. Etymologically C is related to g h k q sand other sibilant sounds). Examples of these relations are in L. acutus, E. acute, ague; E. acrid, eager, vinegar; L. cornu, E. horn; E. cat, kitten; E. coy, quiet; L. circare, OF. cerchier, E. search.
  • 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.
  • C 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 �.
  • The “C clef,” a modification of the letter C, placed on any line of the staff, shows that line to be middle C.
  • As a numeral, C stands for Latin centum or 100, CC for 200, etc.
  • street names for cocaine
  • the 3rd letter of the Roman alphabet
  • (music) the keynote of the scale of C major
  • a general-purpose programing language closely associated with the UNIX operating system
  • a unit of electrical charge equal to the amount of charge transferred by a current of 1 ampere in 1 second
  • a degree on the centigrade scale of temperature
  • ten 10s
  • an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds
  • a base found in DNA and RNA and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with guanine
  • one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose)
  • a vitamin found in fresh fruits (especially citrus fruits) and vegetables; prevents scurvy
  • 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

How to use c in a sentence. C pronunciation.

Copyright (C) 2001, 2002 by Michael S. Hart.
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The Devil fetch me, &c.
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In the Play call'd, 'Vice Reclaim'd', &c.
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Then damn me, if I don't, &c.
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The Devil take me, &c.
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Its 501(c)(3) letter is posted at http://pglaf.org/fundraising.
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In an admirable article in the "Westminster Gazette," for 14 May 1910, by the accomplished scholar and critic, Mr. R. C. Long, called "The Literature of Self-assertion," we obtain a strong smell of the hell-broth now boiling in Russian literature.
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Young C. did so, taking with him a pail of provisions.
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Young C. staid with the old couple until daylight.
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The old man having asked C. how he came to visit them, he replied he didn't know, but supposed God had sent him, as he had awoke and couldn't again sleep on account of thought of him.
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The incident made a serious and lasting impression on young C's mind.
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In the morning, as C. was returning home, he came by his father's house; his mother, espying his pail, wished to know where he had been.
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I must go and carry some wood and flour to sister C.
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The minister in his remarks spoke about habits, and said that religion would cure all bad habits, such as tobacco, &c., and that by prayer God would remove all evil appetites.
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Believing that "_He is faithful that promised_" he sent for Dr. Cullis to come and pray with him. "Dr. C. prayed, anointed me with oil, and in the name of the Lord Jesus, commanded me to be healed.
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Mrs. C.S. Whitney of Hartford, Conn., a lady well known for her Christian work among the poor, thus gives in a letter to Dr. Patton, her personal testimony of the efficacy of prayer: "Three years ago, I was healed of a bodily disease.
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To many who with despondency protest that they have not faith enough, get along so slow, are too weak, &c, the following sharp retort of Hick will prove a bright lining to their dark cloud of failing, and lead them to plod on in prayer.
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And again: 'All the feelings of an English parent revolt,' &c.
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Before Christmas-an important point-the scene of operations was ready: a handsome shop, with the new and attractive appendages (so-called 'club-room,' refreshment-bar, &c.) which Crewe and Beatrice had visioned in their prophetic minds.
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He quoted Tennyson: 'Larger constellations burning,' &c.
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Examples of C

Example #1
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Example #2
EVEN IF YOU DON'T HAVE TO?
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You are of a timorous Nature, and afraid of being damn'd. 'How have I lov'd, to Heaven I appeal; but Heaven does now permit that Love no more.
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In the Comedy call'd, 'The False Friend. 1702'.
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I'm going towards Heaven, Sirrah; it must be the Way to my Mistress.
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But I'll go home and pray heartily we may meet again to morrow.