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AcronymDefinition
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 ?
I must have read very perspicuously, or the poor soul must have been deeply interested, for I remember she had a cloudy impression, after I had done, that they were a sort of vegetable.
But Chaka took no note; his brow was cloudy as a mountain-top.
At last his Sail-broad Vannes He spreads for flight, and in the surging smoak Uplifted spurns the ground, thence many a League As in a cloudy Chair ascending rides Audacious, but that seat soon failing, meets A vast vacuitie: all unawares Fluttring his pennons vain plumb down he drops Ten thousand fadom deep, and to this hour Down had been falling, had not by ill chance The strong rebuff of som tumultuous cloud Instinct with Fire and Nitre hurried him As many miles aloft: that furie stay'd, Quencht in a Boggie SYRTIS, neither Sea, Nor good dry Land: nigh founderd on he fares, Treading the crude consistence, half on foot, Half flying; behoves him now both Oare and Saile.
By day, along the astonish'd lands The cloudy pillar glided slow; By night, Arabia's crimson'd sands Return'd the fiery column's glow.
The two parsons had been simulating an interest in the cloudy firmament as an excuse for not looking at the girls until close at hand.
One day, as Rosalie was walking up and down her room, she was surprised to see that the crystal which served for a wall had grown cloudy, as if some one had breathed on it, and, what was more, wherever she moved the brightness of the crystal always became clouded.
The length of time he delayed with Ricote prevented Sancho from reaching the duke's castle that day, though he was within half a league of it when night, somewhat dark and cloudy, overtook him.
When the Almighty himself condescends to address mankind in their own language, his meaning, luminous as it must be, is rendered dim and doubtful by the cloudy medium through which it is communicated.
His master had taught him, as he might an orang-outang, to rub the floors, dust the furniture, black his boots, brush his coats, and bring a lantern to guide him home at night if the weather were cloudy, and clogs if it rained.
Things began to whirl through my brain just as the cloudy column was now whirling in the room, and through it all came the scriptural words "a pillar of cloud by day and of fire by night.
It was six o'clock, the weather was cloudy, the sea grey, but calm.
And looking across space with instruments, and intelligences such as we have scarcely dreamed of, they see, at its nearest distance only 35,000,000 of miles sunward of them, a morning star of hope, our own warmer planet, green with vegetation and grey with water, with a cloudy atmosphere eloquent of fertility, with glimpses through its drifting cloud wisps of broad stretches of populous country and narrow, navy-crowded seas.