Meaning of C in English



Pronunciation: ' s ē

Function: noun

Inflected Form: plural c's or cs \ ' s ē z \

Usage: often cap

often attrib

1 a : the 3d letter of the English alphabet b : a graphic representation of this letter c : a speech counterpart of orthographic c

2 a : one hundred ― see NUMBER table b slang : a sum of $100

3 : the keynote of a C-major scale

4 : a graphic device for reproducing the letter c

5 : one designated c especially as the third in order or class

6 a : a grade rating a student's work as fair or mediocre in quality b : one graded or rated with a C

7 : something shaped like the letter C

8 : a structured programming language designed to be compact and efficient

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.