Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun c

12 senses of c

Sense 1
degree centigrade, degree Celsius, C -- (a degree on the centigrade scale of temperature)
       => degree -- (a unit of temperature on a specified scale; "the game was played in spite of the 40-degree temperature")

Sense 2
speed of light, light speed, c -- (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)
       => speed, velocity -- (distance travelled per unit time)
       => constant -- (a number representing a quantity assumed to have a fixed value in a specified mathematical context; "the velocity of light is a constant")

Sense 3
vitamin C, C, ascorbic acid -- (a vitamin found in fresh fruits (especially citrus fruits) and vegetables; prevents scurvy)
       => water-soluble vitamin -- (any vitamin that is soluble in water)
       => antioxidant -- (substance that inhibits oxidation or inhibits reactions promoted by oxygen or peroxides)

Sense 4
deoxycytidine monophosphate, C -- (one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose))
       => nucleotide, base -- (a phosphoric ester of a nucleoside; the basic structural unit of nucleic acids (DNA or RNA))

Sense 5
cytosine, C -- (a base found in DNA and RNA and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with guanine)
       => pyrimidine -- (any of several basic compounds derived from pyrimidine)

Sense 6
carbon, C, atomic number 6 -- (an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds)
       => chemical element, element -- (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)

Sense 7
hundred, 100, C, century, one C -- (ten 10s)
       => large integer -- (an integer equal to or greater than ten)

Sense 8
coulomb, C, ampere-second -- (a unit of electrical charge equal to the amount of charge transferred by a current of 1 ampere in 1 second)
       => charge unit, quantity unit -- (a measure of the quantity of electricity (determined by the amount of an electric current and the time for which it flows))

Sense 9
C -- (a general-purpose programing language closely associated with the UNIX operating system)
       => programming language, programing language -- ((computer science) a language designed for programming computers)

Sense 10
C -- ((music) the keynote of the scale of C major)
       => tonic, keynote -- ((music) the first note of a diatonic scale)

Sense 11
C, c -- (the 3rd letter of the Roman alphabet)
       => letter, letter of the alphabet, alphabetic character -- (the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech; "his grandmother taught him his letters")

Sense 12
coke, blow, nose candy, snow, C -- (street names for cocaine)
       => cocaine, cocain -- (a narcotic (alkaloid) extracted from coca leaves; used as a surface anesthetic or taken for pleasure; can become powerfully addictive)

Antonyms of adj c

1 sense of c

Sense 1
hundred, one hundred, 100, c -- (being ten more than ninety)

INDIRECT (VIA cardinal) -> ordinal -- (being or denoting a numerical order in a series; "ordinal numbers"; "held an ordinal rank of seventh")

Similarity of adj c

1 sense of c

Sense 1
hundred, one hundred, 100, c -- (being ten more than ninety)
       => cardinal (vs. ordinal) -- (being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers")

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