Definition of "c" [c]

  • The third letter of the modern English alphabet. (noun)
  • Any of the speech sounds represented by the letter c. (noun)
  • The third in a series. (noun)
  • Something shaped like the letter C. (noun)
  • The third best or third highest in quality or rank: a mark of C on a term paper. (noun)
  • The third letter and second consonant of the modern English alphabet (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A speech sound represented by this letter, in English usually either a voiceless alveolar fricative, as in cigar, or a voiceless velar stop, as in case (noun)
  • The third in a series, esp the third highest grade in an examination (noun)
  • Something shaped like a C (noun)
  • (in combination) (noun)

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Use "c" in a sentence
  • "NOTE: This warning detects symbols that have been used only once so $c, @c, \% c, * c, &c, sub c {}, c (), and c (the filehandle or format) are considered the same; if a program uses $c only once but also uses any of the others it will not trigger this warning."
  • "The probability seems to be that this yoke, like the others, was for two horses, on whose necks it rested at the points marked _b b_, the apertures (_c c c c_) lying thus on either side of the animals 'necks, and furnishing the means whereby the he was fastened to the collar."
  • "NÕu c « ng viÖc liª n q ua n ®Õn nh iÒu vÊ n ®Ò riª ng t­ vµ b ¶o m Ë t th × c òng nª n c ©n nh ¾c ®Õn c ¸c tïy c h ä n c ã s ½n nµy."