What is C?

  • (noun): A degree on the Centigrade scale of temperature.
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C

C (named cee /ˈsiː/) is the third letter in the ISO basic Latin alphabet. It is used to represent one hundred in Roman numerals.

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Fixme - Examples - In Context - C
... This C code fragment demonstrates the use of a prologue comment or "block comment" to describe the purpose of a conditional statement ... This excerpt is from the fork.c file from the Linux kernel source ...
Dual-tone Multi-frequency Signaling - #, *, A, B, C, and D
... "star" (*) keys as well as a group of keys for menu selection A, B, C and D ... available were Flash Override (A), Flash (B), Immediate (C), and Priority (D), with Flash Override being the highest priority ... Pressing C, Immediate, before dialing would make the switch first look for any free lines, and if all lines were in use, it would disconnect any non-priority calls, and then ...

More definitions of "C":

  • (noun): The 3rd letter of the Roman alphabet.
  • (adj): Being ten more than ninety.
  • (noun): A general-purpose programing language closely associated with the UNIX operating system.
  • (noun): A unit of electrical charge equal to the amount of charge transferred by a current of 1 ampere in 1 second.
  • (noun): Ten 10s.
  • (noun): One of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose).
  • (noun): A base found in DNA and RNA and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with guanine.
  • (noun): Street names for cocaine.
  • (noun): 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): An abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds.