HyperDic: c

English > 13 senses of the word c / C:
NOUNquantityC, degree centigrade, degree Celsiusa degree on the centigrade scale of temperature
timec, speed of light, light speedthe speed at which light travels in a vacuum
substanceC, vitamin C, ascorbic acida vitamin found in fresh fruits (especially citrus fruits) and vegetables
substanceC, deoxycytidine monophosphateone of the four nucleotides used in building DNA
substanceC, cytosinea base found in DNA and RNA and derived from pyrimidine
substanceC, carbon, atomic number 6an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms
quantityC, hundred, 100, century, one Cten 10s
quantityC, coulomb, ampere-seconda unit of electrical charge equal to the amount of charge transferred by a current of 1 ampere in 1 second
communicationCa general-purpose programing language closely associated with the UNIX operating system
communicationC(music) the keynote of the scale of C major
communicationC / cthe 3rd letter of the Roman alphabet
artifactC, coke, blow, nose candy, snowstreet names for cocaine
ADJECTIVEallc, hundred, one hundred, 100being ten more than ninety
c / C > pronunciation
Soundssiy'
Rhymesabsorbency ... Yangtze: 255 rhymes with siy...
English > c: 13 senses > adjective 1
MeaningTen more than ninety.
Synonymshundred, one hundred, 100
BroadercardinalBeing or denoting a numerical quantity but not order
Catalan100, C, cent, centena
English > C: 13 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningA degree on the centigrade scale of temperature.
Synonymsdegree centigrade, degree Celsius
Narrowerstandard temperatureexactly zero degrees centigrade
BroaderdegreeA unit of temperature on a specified scale
CatalanC, grau Celsius, grau centígrad
English > c: 13 senses > noun 2, time
MeaningThe 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.
Synonymsspeed of light, light speed
BroaderconstantA number representing a quantity assumed to have a fixed value in a specified mathematical context
speed, velocitydistance travelled per unit time
English > C: 13 senses > noun 3, substance
MeaningA vitamin found in fresh fruits (especially citrus fruits) and vegetables; prevents scurvy.
Synonymsvitamin C, ascorbic acid
BroaderantioxidantSubstance that inhibits oxidation or inhibits reactions promoted by oxygen or peroxides
water-soluble vitaminAny vitamin that is soluble in water
Catalanàcid ascòrbic, vitamina C
English > C: 13 senses > noun 4, substance
MeaningOne of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose).
Synonymdeoxycytidine monophosphate
Broadernucleotide, baseA phosphoric ester of a nucleoside
English > C: 13 senses > noun 5, substance
MeaningA base found in DNA and RNA and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with guanine.
Synonymcytosine
BroaderpyrimidineAny of several basic compounds derived from pyrimidine
Substance ofdeoxyribonucleic acid, desoxyribonucleic acid, DNA(biochemistry) a long linear polymer found in the nucleus of a cell and formed from nucleotides and shaped like a double helix
ribonucleic acid, RNA(biochemistry) a long linear polymer of nucleotides found in the nucleus but mainly in the cytoplasm of a cell where it is associated with microsomes
Catalancitosina
Spanishcitosina
English > C: 13 senses > noun 6, substance
MeaningAn abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds.
Synonymscarbon, atomic number 6
Narroweractivated carbon, activated charcoalpowdered or granular carbon used for purifying by adsorption
carbon black, lampblack, soot, smut, crockA black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink
charA charred substance
charcoal, wood coalA carbonaceous material obtained by heating wood or other organic matter in the absence of air
diamond, adamantVery hard native crystalline carbon valued as a gem
fullereneA form of carbon having a large molecule consisting of an empty cage of sixty or more carbon atoms
graphite, black lead, plumbagoUsed as a lubricant and as a moderator in nuclear reactors
radiocarbon, carbon 14A radioactive isotope of carbon
Broaderchemical element, elementAny of the more than 100 known substances (of which 92 occur naturally) that cannot be separated into simpler substances and that singly or in combination constitute all matter
Substance ofcoalfossil fuel consisting of carbonized vegetable matter deposited in the Carboniferous period
limestoneA sedimentary rock consisting mainly of calcium that was deposited by the remains of marine animals
petroleum, crude oil, crude, rock oil, fossil oil, oilA dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons
Catalancarboni, número atòmic 6
Spanishcarbono
English > C: 13 senses > noun 7, quantity
MeaningTen 10s.
Synonymshundred, 100, century, one C
Broaderlarge integerAn integer equal to or greater than ten
Catalan100, centenar, cent
Spanish100, centenar, cien, ciento, siglo
English > C: 13 senses > noun 8, quantity
MeaningA unit of electrical charge equal to the amount of charge transferred by a current of 1 ampere in 1 second.
Synonymscoulomb, ampere-second
Part ofabcoulombA unit of electrical charge equal to 10 coulombs
ampere-minuteA unit of charge equal to 60 coulombs
Broadercharge unit, quantity unitA measure of the quantity of electricity (determined by the amount of an electric current and the time for which it flows)
Catalancoulomb
English > C: 13 senses > noun 9, communication
MeaningA general-purpose programing language closely associated with the UNIX operating system.
Broaderprogramming language, programing language(computer science) a language designed for programming computers
Catalanc
Spanishc
English > C: 13 senses > noun 10, communication
Meaning(music) the keynote of the scale of C major.
CategorymusicAn artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
Broadertonic, keynote(music) the first note of a diatonic scale
English > C / c: 13 senses > noun 11, communication
MeaningThe 3rd letter of the Roman alphabet.
Member ofRoman alphabet, Latin alphabetThe alphabet evolved by the ancient Romans which serves for writing most of the languages of western Europe
Broaderletter, letter of the alphabet, alphabetic characterThe conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech
Catalanc
SpanishC
English > C: 13 senses > noun 12, artifact
Meaningstreet names for cocaine.
Synonymscoke, blow, nose candy, snow
Broadercocaine, cocainA narcotic (alkaloid) extracted from coca leaves
Spanishblow, caramelo, C, coca, nieve
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