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CCopyright (usually written ©)
C100 (Roman numeral)
CAverage grade
CCell (phone; science)
CTransport (US military aircraft designation for transport aircraft since 1962)
CBattery Size
CCelsius/Centigrade
csymbol for the speed of light (in a vacuum, 299,792,458 meters per second)
CClick
CCum (Latin: With, often seen with a bar over the c)
CSee
CCompany
CControl
CCenter (basketball)
CCenter (football)
CComplete
CCurrent (action code)
CCollege
CCase
CCost
CCategory (abstract algebra)
CColor
CClose
CClear
CClub (class airfare)
CChicago
CCommon
CIndividual (IRB)
CSea
CCorrect
CCanadian
CCentury
CC Programming Language
CCombined (DoD)
CCorporate
CCentre (Canada Post road designation)
CClubs (playing cards)
CCookie
CCable
CCorporation
CCharacter
CCaught
CCup
CChief
CCommittee
CChapter
CCompliance (Network World)
CChemical
CCharlotte, NC (mint mark on coinage 1837-1861)
CCharlie
CEconomy Class (Air Freight)
CAir Post (philatelic catalog prefix for non-ground stamps)
CCorner (welded joint type)
CConnect (ITU-T)
CCycle
CCastle
CConstant
CPrince Edward Island (Canada Post designation)
CConfidential
CCircuit
CCatholic
CChairman
CCent
CCongress
CCollector (transistor; electronics)
CCarbon
CCandle
CCalm
CCombinations (probability)
CConsumption (economics)
CCliff (Stores 100 code)
CCirca
CConservative
CCommonwealth
CContainer (SDH)
CCloudy
CColon (currency of Costa Rica and El Salvador)
CCork (Irish car registration)
CCairo (Egyptian automobile license plate)
CCubic
CCodex
CCalorie
CCompute(r)
CCough
CCarat
CCatcher (baseball)
CConduit
CCocaine
CCanceled
CCyan
CAffirmative (logging abbreviation)
CClerical (for ACG duties)
CClock Mode (aviation)
CCircumference
CCountess
CCoefficient
CCessna (civilian aircraft)
CCorrelations
CChromosome (as in banding)
CCurie
CClockwise
CConstant of Integration (calculus)
CCarbone (French: Carbon)
CComptroller
CConsonant (speech)
CCitigroup (stock symbol)
CCitiGroup, Inc. (NYSE symbol)
CAscorbic Acid (vitamin)
CCoverage factor
CConseco
CCircling (approach and landing charts)
CC Major (music)
CCapacitance
CExposure Concentration (environment)
CCentimeter
CCranial Nerve
CCysteine (amino acid)
CCedi (currency of Ghana)
CCourt of Chancery (UK)
CSet of Complex Numbers (mathematics)
CCoulomb
CCentavo
CCentime
CConvective
CCeiling Limit (weather reports)
CContralto
CCentum (relating to an Indo-European language pronunciation)
CCool Breeze (rapper)
CCenti (abbreviation of abbreviation for 1/100)
CCentral Standard Time (as used in time groups)
CCytosine
cCenterpartiet (Swedish political party)
CCaesarian
CNicaraguan Cordoba (national currency)
CCervical Vertebra (prefix, as in C-1, C-2)
CCycloplegic
CCongius (Latin: Colt)
CC Programming Language Source Code (file name extension)
CFresnel Cosine Integral
CFederal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (designates original point of circulation of a dollar bill)
Ccreeping line pattern (US DoD)
CMusical pitch/note
CUndenominated US Stamp (20 cents, introduced 1 Nov 1981)
References in classic literature ?
We then discovered that we were clear of the town of Loo, and approaching a large flat-topped hill, measuring some two miles in circumference.
This seemed rather serious news, for our position on the top of the mountain, which measured a mile and a half in circumference, being an extended one, it was important to us to concentrate our comparatively small defending force as much as possible.
Often at night a hideous form was seen wandering along the frail balustrade of carved lacework, which crowns the towers and borders the circumference of the apse; again it was the hunchback of Notre-Dame.
One of his arms is even long enough to embrace the circumference of Miss Plym--while the other clasps the rigid silken waist of Francine.
Observing that my request for a ride took no attention, and finding myself falling slowly astern, I placed one foot upon the inner circumference of a hind wheel and was slowly elevated to the level of the hub, whence I boarded the concern, sans ceremonie, and scrambling forward seated myself beside the driver--who took no notice of me until he had administered another indiscriminate castigation to his cattle, accompanied with the advice to "buckle down, you derned Incapable
Now the communications with Florida are difficult, while the coast of Texas offers the bay of Galveston, which possesses a circumference of fourteen leagues, and is capable of containing the navies of the entire world
Its circumference showed a diameter of about twenty-two leagues.
The circumference of Copernicus formed almost a perfect circle, and its steep escarpments were clearly defined.
And suppose the objector to refine still further, and to draw the nice distinction that not only parts of tops, but whole tops, when they spin round with their pegs fixed on the spot, are at rest and in motion at the same time (and he may say the same of anything which revolves in the same spot), his objection would not be admitted by us, because in such cases things are not at rest and in motion in the same parts of themselves; we should rather say that they have both an axis and a circumference, and that the axis stands still, for there is no deviation from the perpendicular; and that the circumference goes round.
Augustine described the nature of God as a circle whose centre was everywhere and its circumference nowhere.
You know the kind, cheek-bones wide apart, chin and forehead melting into the cheeks to complete the perfect round, and the nose, broad and pudgy, equidistant from the circumference, flattened against the very centre of the face like a dough-ball upon the ceiling.
I estimated its circumference at twenty-five miles, its width as varying from two to five miles; while my most conservative calculation placed on its beaches two hundred thousand seals.