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Definition 1: street names for cocaine - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for c in the sense of this definition

(c is a kind of ...) a narcotic (alkaloid) extracted from coca leaves; used as a surface anesthetic or taken for pleasure; can become powerfully addictive

Definition 2: the 3rd letter of the Roman alphabet - [noun denoting communication]

(c is a kind of ...) the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech

"his grandmother taught him his letters"

(... is a member of c) the alphabet evolved by the ancient Romans which serves for writing most of the languages of western Europe

Definition 3: a general-purpose programing language closely associated with the UNIX operating system - [noun denoting communication]

(c is a kind of ...) (computer science) a language designed for programming computers

Definition 4: (music) the keynote of the scale of C major - [noun denoting communication]

(c is a kind of ...) (music) the first note of a diatonic scale

(c belongs to category ...) an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner

Definition 5: a unit of electrical charge equal to the amount of charge transferred by a current of 1 ampere in 1 second - [noun denoting quantity]

Synonyms for c in the sense of this definition

(c is a kind of ...) a measure of the quantity of electricity (determined by the amount of an electric current and the time for which it flows)

(... is part of c) a unit of electrical charge equal to 10 coulombs

(... is part of c) a unit of charge equal to 60 coulombs

Definition 6: ten 10s - [noun denoting quantity]

Synonyms for c in the sense of this definition

(c is a kind of ...) an integer equal to or greater than ten

Definition 7: a degree on the centigrade scale of temperature - [noun denoting quantity]

Synonyms for c in the sense of this definition

(c is a kind of ...) a unit of temperature on a specified scale

"the game was played in spite of the 40-degree temperature"

(... is a kind of c ) exactly zero degrees centigrade

Definition 8: an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for c in the sense of this definition

(c is a kind of ...) any 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

(... is a kind of c ) a form of carbon having a large molecule consisting of an empty cage of sixty or more carbon atoms

(... is a kind of c ) very hard native crystalline carbon valued as a gem

(... is a kind of c ) used as a lubricant and as a moderator in nuclear reactors

(... is a kind of c ) powdered or granular carbon used for purifying by adsorption; given orally (as a slurry) it is an antidote for some kinds of poisons

(... is a kind of c ) a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink

(... is a kind of c ) a carbonaceous material obtained by heating wood or other organic matter in the absence of air

(... is a kind of c ) a charred substance

(... is a kind of c ) a radioactive isotope of carbon

(... is made of the substance c) fossil fuel consisting of carbonized vegetable matter deposited in the Carboniferous period

(... is made of the substance c) a sedimentary rock consisting mainly of calcium that was deposited by the remains of marine animals

(... is made of the substance c) a dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons

Definition 9: one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose) - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for c in the sense of this definition

(c is a kind of ...) a phosphoric ester of a nucleoside; the basic structural unit of nucleic acids (DNA or RNA)

Definition 10: a base found in DNA and RNA and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with guanine - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for c in the sense of this definition

(c is a kind of ...) any of several basic compounds derived from pyrimidine

(... is made of the substance c) (biochemistry) a long linear polymer found in the nucleus of a cell and formed from nucleotides and shaped like a double helix; associated with the transmission of genetic information

"DNA is the king of molecules"

(... is made of the substance c) (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; it transmits genetic information from DNA to the cytoplasm and controls certain chemical processes in the cell

"ribonucleic acid is the genetic material of some viruses"

Definition 11: a vitamin found in fresh fruits (especially citrus fruits) and vegetables; prevents scurvy - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for c in the sense of this definition

(c is a kind of ...) substance that inhibits oxidation or inhibits reactions promoted by oxygen or peroxides

(c is a kind of ...) any vitamin that is soluble in water

Definition 12: 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 - [noun denoting time]

Synonyms for c in the sense of this definition

(c is a kind of ...) a number representing a quantity assumed to have a fixed value in a specified mathematical context

"the velocity of light is a constant"

(c is a kind of ...) distance travelled per unit time

Definition 13: being ten more than ninety - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for c in the sense of this definition

(c is similar to ...) being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order

"cardinal numbers"

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