c

Primary Meanings of c

1.
n
the 3rd letter of the Roman alphabet
2.
adj
being ten more than ninety
3.
n
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
Full Definitions of c
1

n the 3rd letter of the Roman alphabet

Synonyms:
C
Type of:
alphabetic character, letter, letter of the alphabet
the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech
2

adj being ten more than ninety

Synonyms:
100, hundred, one hundred
cardinal
being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order
3

n 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

Synonyms:
light speed, speed of light
Type of:
constant
a number representing a quantity assumed to have a fixed value in a specified mathematical context
speed, velocity
distance travelled per unit time

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