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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)
CCombined (US DoD)
CComplete
CCurrent (action code)
CCollege
CCase
CCost
CCategory (abstract algebra)
CColor
CCommander
CClose
CClear
CClub (class airfare)
CChicago
CCommon
CIndividual (IRB)
CSea
CCorrect
CCanadian
CC Programming Language
CCentury
CCorporate
CCentre (Canada Post road designation)
CClubs (playing cards)
CCookie
CCorporation
CCable
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
CSpeed of Light
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)
CCessna Aircraft Corporation (manufacturer's symbol)
CCervical Vertebra (prefix, as in C-1, C-2)
CCycloplegic
CCircinella (microbiology)
CCurtis-Wright Corporation (various locations)
CCongius (Latin: Colt)
CCulver Aircrfat Corporation (US Navy aircraft)
CCreeping Line Pattern (US DoD)
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)
CMusical pitch/note
CUndenominated US Stamp (20 cents, introduced 1 Nov 1981)
References in classic literature ?
God bless my soul, I believe people turn Catholics a'purpose to vex and worrit me,' cried the Lord Mayor.
The lord or governor of the place was a Catholic, and had desired missionaries, but his wife had conceived an implacable aversion both from us and the Roman Church, and almost all the inhabitants of that mountain were infected with the same prejudices as she.
After I had baptised and relieved them, I continued my walk, reflecting with wonder on the mercy of God, and about evening discovered another infant, whose mother, evidently a Catholic, cried out to me to save her child, or at least that if I could not preserve this uncertain and perishable life, I should give it another certain and permanent.
We erected our tent, and placed our altar under some great trees, for the benefit of the shade; and every day before sun-rising my companion and I began to catechise and instruct these new Catholics, and used our utmost endeavours to make them abjure their errors.
Soon after this I returned to Fremona, and had great hopes of accompanying the patriarch to the court; but, when we were almost setting out, received the command of the superior of the mission to stay at Fremona, with a charge of the house there, and of all the Catholics that were dispersed over the kingdom of Tigre, an employment very ill-proportioned to my abilities.
I thought that to discharge this office as I ought, it was incumbent on me to provide necessaries as well for the bodies as the souls of the converted Catholics.
But it still remains in force so far as the Roman Catholic priesthood is concerned.
It is felony, as I have just told you, for a Roman Catholic priest to celebrate a marriage which may be lawfully celebrated by a parochial clergyman, a Presbyterian mini ster, and a Non-conformist minister.
Are you sure he never inquired whether you had both been Catholics
how can they be Catholic when they are all devils that have taken fantastic shapes to come and do this, and bring me to this condition?
The pious missionaries employed by the Roman Catholic Church to convert the Indians, did everything in their power to counteract the profligacy caused and propagated by these men in the heart of the wilderness.
Richard John Neuhaus, the author of thirteen books and the editor of First Things, is one of the best Catholic writers in the English-speaking world.