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  • n  a degree on the centigrade scale of temperature
  • 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
  • n  a vitamin found in fresh fruits (especially citrus fruits) and vegetables; prevents scurvy
  • n  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose)
  • n  a base found in DNA and RNA and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with guanine
  • n  an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds
  • n  ten 10s
  • n  a unit of electrical charge equal to the amount of charge transferred by a current of 1 ampere in 1 second
  • n  a general-purpose programing language closely associated with the UNIX operating system
  • n  (music) the keynote of the scale of C major
  • n  the 3rd letter of the Roman alphabet
  • n  street names for cocaine
  • s  being ten more than ninety
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cabalistic
  • s  having a secret or hidden meaning
    cabalistic symbols engraved in stone
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cackly
  • s  like the cackles or squawks a hen makes especially after laying an egg
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cacogenic
  • a  pertaining to or causing degeneration in the offspring produced
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cacophonous
  • a  having an unpleasant sound
    as cacophonous as a henyard"- John McCarten
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cacuminal
  • s  pronounced with the tip of the tongue turned back toward the hard palate
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cadaverous
  • s  very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold
  • a  of or relating to a cadaver or corpse
    we had long anticipated his cadaverous end
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cadenced
  • s  marked by a rhythmical cadence
    the cadenced crunch of marching feet
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caducous
  • a  shed at an early stage of development
    most amphibians have caducous gills
    the caducous calyx of a poppy
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