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English adjective: c

1. c being ten more than ninety


Synonyms100, hundred, one hundred


Similarcardinal


Antonymsordinal


English noun: C

1. C (quantity) a degree on the centigrade scale of temperature


Synonymsdegree Celsius, degree centigrade


Broader (hypernym)degree


Narrower (hyponym)standard temperature

2. c (time) 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


Synonymslight speed, speed of light


Broader (hypernym)constant, speed, velocity

3. C (substance) a vitamin found in fresh fruits (especially citrus fruits) and vegetables; prevents scurvy


Synonymsascorbic acid, vitamin C


Broader (hypernym)antioxidant, water-soluble vitamin

4. C (substance) one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose)


Synonymsdeoxycytidine monophosphate


Broader (hypernym)base, nucleotide

5. C (substance) a base found in DNA and RNA and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with guanine


Synonymscytosine


Broader (hypernym)pyrimidine


Substance meronymdeoxyribonucleic acid, desoxyribonucleic acid, DNA, ribonucleic acid, RNA

6. C (substance) an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds


Synonymsatomic number 6, carbon


Broader (hypernym)chemical element, element


Narrower (hyponym)activated carbon, activated charcoal, adamant, black lead, carbon 14, carbon black, char, charcoal, crock, diamond, fullerene, graphite, lampblack, plumbago, radiocarbon, smut, soot, wood coal


Substance meronymcoal, crude, crude oil, fossil oil, limestone, oil, petroleum, rock oil

7. C (quantity) ten 10s


Synonyms100, century, hundred, one C


Broader (hypernym)large integer

8. C (quantity) a unit of electrical charge equal to the amount of charge transferred by a current of 1 ampere in 1 second


Synonymsampere-second, coulomb


Broader (hypernym)charge unit, quantity unit


Part meronymabcoulomb, ampere-minute

9. C (communication) a general-purpose programing language closely associated with the UNIX operating system


Broader (hypernym)programing language, programming language

10. C (communication) (music) the keynote of the scale of C major


Broader (hypernym)keynote, tonic


Domain categorymusic

11. C (communication) the 3rd letter of the Roman alphabet


Broader (hypernym)alphabetic character, letter, letter of the alphabet


Member meronymLatin alphabet, Roman alphabet

12. C (artifact) street names for cocaine


Synonymsblow, coke, nose candy, snow


Broader (hypernym)cocain, cocaine









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