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The Letter C is the 3rd letter of the English Alphabet. Word Class.

Important Words that begin with the Letter C

Context are the words in a sentence that help clarify the meaning of what was written so that the message is fully understood. The discourse that surrounds a language unit that helps to determine its interpretation. Context is the text or speech surrounding an expression (word, sentence, or speech act). Verbal context influences the way an expression is understood. Context can also mean; the set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation or event, and in terms of which it can be fully understood and assessed.

Comprehension is the ability to understand the meaning of something or the importance of something. The knowledge acquired as a result of reading something very carefully. Having awareness that is focused.

Concentrate is to focus one's attention or mental effort on a particular object or activity. To direct one's attention on something. Make central. Make more concise. Concentrate also means to make something more denser, more compressed, stronger, or more purer or free from impurities or unwanted materials.

Conscious is having awareness of surroundings and sensations and thoughts. Knowing and perceiving; showing realization or recognition of something. Intentionally conceived.

Control is the activity of managing or handling something carefully. Having the power or the ability to direct or determine outcomes. The discipline to regulate functions, actions or reflex's. Control also means to have great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity. Having a firm understanding or knowledge. In science control is a standard against which other conditions can be compared and verified in a scientific experiment.

Competence is the ability to do something effectively and efficiently. Having adequate skills and knowledge to be well qualified physically and intellectually to do a certain type of work. Aptitude gained by training, studying and learning.

Capable is having the skills and qualifications to do things effectively and efficiently. Having the capacity or the ability to perform or produce something. An aptitude that can be developed by training and learning.

Clever is being fast thinker and skillful in action or thought. Showing inventiveness and skill.

Creative is using your imagination to create or make something interesting or artistic. The ability to bring something into existence or cause something to become, usually from an idea that you had after thinking about something for a period of time.

Confident is feeling sure that events will be favorable. Believing in yourself and your abilities. Free from doubt or fear. A feeling of trust in someone or something. Optimist.

Certain is something definite but not specified or identified. Certain can also mean having no doubt or uncertainty and being confident and assured about something that is reliable in operation or effect.

Comedy is the art of acting and expressing humorous examples of life and society. A funny way of story telling that makes people laugh but also makes people think about the world in a different way. Telling jokes to evoke laughter and to be entertaining, sometimes using shocking behavior or discourse. Comedy can be very risky because not all jokes are funny.

Curious is being eager to investigate and learn more about something. Interested in learning more.

Computer is a electronic machine used for performing calculations automatically using software programs and instructions. A computer that can display information on a screen or monitor so that a person can use the information to solve problems or to accomplish goals. A highly advance tool used to solve complex problems.

Calculate is to measure the details of a problem and mathematically determining an answer or a prediction of an outcome.

is a procedure for problem solving that involves numbers or quantities. Planning something carefully and intentionally. Determining something by mathematical or logical methods. Reasoning.

Cost is the measurement of time, resources and labor that it takes to perform a particular action. Value measured by what must be given or done or undergone to obtain something. Cost is the input compared to the output. When the output is less then the input, then the cost is high and unsustainable.

Convenience is when something is easy to use or easy to get, but not necessarily convenient for everyone. Convenience does not say what the true cost of that convenience is or whether it's good or bad, so something may just seem convenient in your eyes only, but it may not be so convenient for you later on, or convenient for other people or convenient for the environment.

Change is to make something different. The result of alteration, transformation or modification. Pass from one state or phase to another.

Choice is having several things to choose from that would allow you to make a better decision. Option.

Confirm is to check something more then once to make sure of something, especially if their is new evidence or facts.

Consent is having permission from someone who fully understands the risks or the rewards of a particular action and also is fully aware of all the facts of a particular action so they can disagree with it and say no, or agree with it and say yes, and also take full responsibility for any consequences or outcomes as a result of the action that they are consenting to.

Check is to make an examination or investigation to determine the accuracy, quality, or condition of something.

Certain is when you definitely know something to be accurate. Being confident and assured something is correct.

Courage is the mental and physical strength that enables you to face danger or pain without fear.

Careful is using caution and good judgment or showing care or attention. Cautiously attentive. Unhurried and with care and dignity. Mindful of the future or showing careful forethought. Avoiding excess.

Caution is being aware of possible dangers in order to avoid harm. Giving close and thoughtful attention.

Child is a young person of either male or female. A human offspring son or daughter of any age. An immature childish person.

Children is a girl or boy offspring of parents. Daughters or sons.

Childhood is the time of person's life when they are a child. The state of a child between infancy and adolescence.

Challenging is something difficult that requires full use of your abilities or resources. Challenge also means questioning a statement and demanding an explanation. A formal objection.

Construct is the combining of materials and parts. Put together out of artificial or natural components or parts. Draw with suitable instruments and under specified conditions. Create by linking linguistic units.

Combine is to mix or add together different elements from different sources to form a whole. Join for a common purpose or in a common action.

Collect is to gather things and bring things together that are scattered or spread out. Assemble.

Consists is what something is composed of, made of, or contained in. Existing material or components.

Compose is to put things together out of existing material. Write music.

Composite is a whole made up of complicated and related parts. Consisting of separate interconnected parts.

Complex is a complicated structure consisting of interconnected parts. A conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts.

Converge is to come together to form a single artifact at a certain location.

Component is an abstract part of something. Something determined in relation to something that includes it.

Characteristic is a measurable property that can be identified as a distinct or different feature of something

Category is a collection of things sharing a common attribute. A general concept that marks divisions or coordination's in a conceptual scheme.

Connected is to become joined or united or linked. Establish communication. Connection is a relation or association between things or events. Being connected or in contact.

Center is an area that is central within some larger region. In the middle between the beginning and the end at an equal distance. Also means the object upon which interest and attention focuses.

Circle is a round shape and a connected closed curve like the letter O or the number 0. (Pi 3.14159)

Circumference is the length of one circuit along the circle, or the distance around the circle.

Cycle is a recurring or repeated sequence of events over a length of time. Something that happens over and over again.

Continue is to keep going without interruption. To move ahead and travel onward in time or space.

Constant is a quantity that does not vary or change. Uninterrupted in time and indefinitely long continuing.

Consequence is the outcome of an event that has either good or bad effects or influence. A result of some action.

Cause is to make something happen or occur, but not always intentionally. Cause is the action that is responsible for some result or some effect whether good or bad. Cause and effect. (did I cause that to happen? or did something else cause that to happen?).

Crime is something bad, wrong, abusive and damaging. Something that is illegal and against the law. There are many things that are Illegal and wrong such as murder or killing someone, lying, stealing, committing fraud or corruption, and poisoning or polluting the environment. Criminal is someone who breaks a law or is convicted of breaking a law. Justice.

Corruption is doing bad things for bribes and not doing what is right and fair for the other people that you work for and serve. Corruption is taking money or favors from people who want to make you do wrong, illegal and illogical things just for them, and then having you lie to everyone else about the real reasons why you made certain decisions. Corruption is more than the lack of integrity, or the lack of honesty, virtue and moral principles, it is a serious impairment and a perversion that violates public duty and public responsibilities, and there for is a crime against humanity and a criminal offense or sometimes a felony, because some of these decisions that corrupt people make end up killing people. Corruption also means a decay of matter or a state of decay.

Court is a tribunal or an assembly of judges or a magistrate who administers justice according to the laws. A place for judicial business where disputes are settled and where legal matters are discussed. Where a jury may provide a verdict.

Clock is a time measuring tool that displays the time of day in seconds, minutes and hours.

Cure is to make healthy again. Improve. Relieve pain. Preserve.

Care is the activity of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something. To feel concerned with or interested in providing care for. Activity involved in maintaining something in good working order. Attention and management implying responsibility for safety. Prefer or wish to do something.

Comfort is being relaxed and feeling no pain and freed from worry or disappointment

Comfortable is providing or experiencing physical well-being or relief. Free from stress and having peace of mind.

Culture is the attitudes and behavior that are characteristic of a particular social group or organization. A way of life, especially the general customs and beliefs, of a particular group of people at a particular time in History. That complex whole which includes knowledge, belief, art, morals, law, custom and any other capabilities and habits acquired by man as a member of society. The tastes in art and manners that are favored by a social group. All the knowledge and values shared by a society. A highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality.

Customary is doing something that is in accordance with a custom that is commonly used or practiced in a place that you are visiting. Something that may be different from what you are used to, so as to avoid offending someone.

Common is something shared by two or more people. Something average or ordinary or usual.

Communicate is to transmit or convey information, thoughts or feelings. Verbal or written contact.

Convey is to make something known by passing on important information. Transmit or Transfer something to another.

Compassion is a deep awareness of and sympathy for another's suffering. The humane quality of understanding the suffering of others and wanting to do something about it. Compassion is the response to the suffering of others that motivates a desire to help.

Consideration is the process of giving careful thought to something. Showing concern for the rights and feelings of others. Information that should be kept in mind when making a decision. Kind and considerate regard for others. A considerate and thoughtful act.

Contribute is to give your time or effort to some cause or need. Provide assistance or give something useful or necessary to, like support, food or materials.

Coach is to teach, instruct, train or supervise someone's progress in a particular activity. Coaching is a form of development in which a person supports a learner in achieving a specific personal or professional goal by providing training, advice and guidance.

Cooperating is working together on a common purpose.

Collaboration is the process of two or more people working together on mutual goals.

Coordinated is the ability to use the body effectively without being unbalanced or clumsy. To be skillful in physical movements and able to operate as a whole unit together. Coordinate is to bring order and organization to a common action, movement, or condition. Dancing, sports, using tools and playing musical instruments need coordination.

Composure is being in control of the mind under stress. Not excited or upset. Steady.

Calm is peaceful and quiet and free from storm or wind.

Calmness is the mental state of peace of mind being free from agitation, excitement, or disturbance. It also refers being in a state of serenity, tranquility, or peace.

Clumsy showing lack of skill or aptitude in movement or posture.

Compatible is able to work together without conflict. Compatible in electronics means parts that are capable of being used with or connected to other devices or components without modification.

Compliment is expressing praise and admiration. Saying something nice to someone to express respect or esteem for.

Complement is something added to make another thing more beautiful or perfect. Either of two parts that mutually complete each other. Add details to. Also means a word or phrase used to complete a grammatical construction.

Condiment is a spice, sauce, or preparation such as onions, ketchup or mustard, that is added to food to impart a specific flavor or to enhance the flavor, or, in some cultures, to complement the dish. The term Condiment originally described pickled or preserved foods, but its meaning has changed over time.

Censor is to suppress or block information from others without valid reasons or permission.

Close is to stop or to cover something using a lid or a door as a temporary barrier to hinder something entering or exiting. Block or divide. Move so that an opening or passage is obstructed. To make shut and stop being open. To become shut or obstructed. Cease to operate or cause to cease operating. Finish in a particular way or with a particular event. Close By.

Confinement is being restrained or held in a small area so as to not allow freedom of movement. To close in within bounds.

Captivity is to be imprisoned in a jail or locked up in a closed room so as to not allow freedom of movement.

Cartesian coordinates is one of the coordinates in a system of coordinates that locates a point on a plane or in space by its distance from two lines or three planes respectively; the two lines or the intersections of the three planes are the coordinate axes. Dimension.

Continent is one of the 7 large landmasses on planet earth, with each one including several countries. (Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, South America).

Country is a particular geographical region or territory of land with a boundary or border that has cities and towns where its citizens live and work under a single government.

Capitol is one of the main cities of a country or the main city of a state where government buildings are and where state legislatures and politicians work and serve their state or country.

Capital are assets of primary importance and economic value that available for use. Wealth in the form of money or property owned by a person or business.

Capital Letter is the large alphabetic character used as the first letter in writing or printing proper names and sometimes for emphasis. Upper Case, which is the opposite of small caps or lower case letters.

Character is a written symbol that is used to represent speech.

Complete is to successfully fulfill the necessary actions or requirements needed to reach a goal. Finish.

Can is able to something (I can do it). Can is also an airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc.

Candle is a stick of wax with a wick in the middle, when lit with a flame it will provide light in dark places.

Color is the result of light being emitted or transmitted or by being reflected or absorbed by molecules or by the angles of a surface. CMYK stands for the colors cyan, magenta, yellow and key, which is black. RGB stands for the colors red, green and blue. Pigments.

Camera is an optical instrument for recording or capturing images, which may be stored locally, transmitted to another location, or both. The images may be individual still photographs or sequences of images constituting videos or movies. The camera is a remote sensing device as it senses subjects without any contact .

Concert is a live music performance in front of an audience. The performance may be by a single musician, sometimes then called a recital, or by a musical ensemble, such as an orchestra, choir, or band. Concerts are held in a wide variety and size of settings, from private houses and small nightclubs, dedicated concert halls, entertainment centres and parks to large multipurpose buildings, and even sports stadiums. Indoor concerts held in the largest venues are sometimes called arena concerts or amphitheatre concerts. Informal names for a concert include show and gig.

Celebrate is a joyful occasion for special festivities to mark some happy event. A social gathering or enjoyable activity.

Comic is someone who makes people laugh. A performer who tells jokes and performs comical acts.

Crawl is to move forward slowly on hands and knees, or by dragging the body that is near to the ground.

Cup is a small open container usually used for drinking; usually has a handle.

Cherry is a small dark red fruit. Cherry is also a color next to the color orange. Cherry is also a wood of any of various cherry trees especially the black cherry.

Corn is a tall annual green cereal grass bearing yellow or multi color kernels on large ears shaped like a cone.

Cupcake is a small cake baked in a muffin tin.

Cone is a shape whose base is a circle and whose sides taper up to a point. Cone is also the name of a visual receptor cell in the retina that is sensitive to bright light and to color.

Cream is the part of milk containing the butterfat.

Coral are marine invertebrates in the class Anthozoa of phylum Cnidaria. They typically live in compact colonies of many identical individual polyps, or colonial polyp characterized by a calcareous skeleton; masses in a variety of shapes often forming reefs.

Clean is removing dirt, filth, impurities, or unwanted substances.

Celsius is a temperature measurement on the Celsius scale where water freezes at zero degrees and boils at 100 degrees; unit divisions are equal to the kelvin, with zero kelvin being -273.15 C.

Centigrade is the temperature scale on which the freezing point of water is 0 degrees and the boiling point of water is 100 degrees.

Cool is neither warm nor very cold; The quality of being at a refreshingly low temperature giving relief from heat. Lose heat. To be cool also means to be calm, in control and having composure under strain.

Cold is a low temperature in the absence of heat and lacking warmth. Condensed slow moving molecules. Cold can also mean a a mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory passages (but not the lungs).

Condensed is a change from a gaseous state to a liquid state producing drops of water. Cause a gas or vapor to change into a liquid. Undergo condensation; Condensed can also mean to become more compact or concentrated. A shortened version of a written work. The act of increasing the density of something.

Condensation is atmospheric moisture that has condensed because of cold.

Crispy is something tender and brittle, firm and fresh.

Cycle is a periodically repeated sequence of events recurring at regular time intervals.

Climb is to go upward with gradual or continuous progress on an upward slope or grade (as in a road). Go up or advance. An event that involves rising to a higher point (as in altitude or temperature or intensity etc.).

Calf Muscle is a two joint muscle in the back part of the lower leg, starting just above the knee and extending down to the heel where it is attached using the Achilles tendon. Calf Muscle is used for bending the foot at the ankle, like when standing on your toes or jumping. Gastrocnemius.

Cartilage is tough elastic tissue that connects bones to other bones.

Cat is a feline mammal that is most of the time domesticated and able to live in homes with humans. Has sharp teeth and claws on all four legs with thick soft fur covering the body. Cats have no ability to roar but they do make a meow sound.

Camel is a four legged desert region animal with humps on its back made of fatty deposits. Camels can be tall as six feet (6') and weigh around one thousand pounds (1,000 lbs.). They can run forty miles per hour (40 mph) and live to be around forty years old (40). Camels are an even-toed hoofed animal whose weight is borne equally by the third and fourth toes (3rd and 4th). Sometimes used to carry people or supplies like a trained horse. Cud-chewing.

Cud is a portion of food that returns from a ruminant's stomach to the mouth to be chewed for the second time. It is a bolus of semi-degraded food regurgitated from the reticulorumen of a ruminant. Cud is produced during the physical digestive process of rumination.

Cow is a female of domestic cattle. The male is called a bull.

Cattle are big slow-moving mammals with hooves that feed mostly on grass. Raised for meat, milk and other products like leather. Dung is used for manure or fuel. Cattle were domesticated around 10,500 years ago. In some regions cattle have significant religious meaning. (bovinae, ungulates, genus bos).

Caterpillar is a wormlike larva insect of a butterfly or moth that is often brightly colored and hairy or spiny.

Carrot is a orange edible root of the cultivated perennial carrot plant that is an important source of carotene.

Carotene is an orange isomer of an unsaturated hydrocarbon found in many plants; is converted into vitamin A in the liver.

Chemical is a substance with a distinct molecular composition that is produced by or used in a chemical process. A form of matter that has constant chemical composition and characteristic properties.

Combustion is a process in which a substance reacts with oxygen to give heat and light or start a fire. The act of burning something.

C is the third letter of the Alphabet. The letter C is also a symbol that stands for many things.

C is a symbol for 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.

C is a degree on the centigrade scale of temperature. Temperature measurement on the Celsius scale (where water freezes at zero degrees and boils at 100 degrees; unit divisions are equal to the kelvin, with zero kelvin being -273.15 C).

C is one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose).

C is a vitamin found in fresh fruits (especially citrus fruits) and vegetables; prevents scurvy.

C is a general-purpose programing language closely associated with the UNIX operating system.

C is a symbol for Carbon, an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds.

C is a unit of electrical charge equal to the amount of charge transferred by a current of 1 ampere in 1 second.

C is 100. Ten 10's or being ten more than ninety. (10+90=100) (10x10=100)

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