Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “C, c”

See all translations

C, c

noun uk   /siː/ ( plural Cs, C's or c's) us  

C, c noun (LETTER)

[C or U] the third letter of the English alphabet

C, c noun (MUSIC)

[C or U] a note in Western music: This song is in (the key of) C.

C, c noun (MARK)

[C or U] a mark in an exam or for a piece of work that shows that your work is average: Rachel got (a) C for her French exam.

C, c noun (NUMBER)

[C] ( also c) the sign used in the Roman system for the number 100

C, c noun (TEMPERATURE)

[after noun] abbreviation for Celsius : The temperature today reached 25°C.

C, c noun (COMPUTER LANGUAGE)

(Definition of C, c from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of C, c?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “C, c” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

piglet

a baby pig

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Read More