Meaning of C in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈsē ]


( plural c's or cs ˈsēz)

Usage: often capitalized, often attributive


a. : the 3d letter of the English alphabet

b. : a graphic representation of this letter

c. : a speech counterpart of orthographic c


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


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's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.