C may be the 3rd letter regarding the English alphabet. Its from Latin page C, which in old Latin represented the sounds of k, and g (in go); its original price being the latter. In Anglo-Saxon words, or Old English before the Norman Conquest, it always has the noise of k. The Latin C was equivalent page as the Greek Γ, γ, and came from the Greek alphabet. The Greeks first got it from the Phœnicians. The English title of C is from the Latin name ce, and had been derived, probably, through the French. Etymologically C is related to g, h, k, q, s (as well as other sibilant noises). Examples of these relations come in L. acutus, E. acute, ague; E. acrid, eager, vinegar; L. cornu, E. horn; E. cat, kitten; E. coy, peaceful; L. circare, OF. cerchier, E. search.
The keynote of the normal or “natural” scale, which has neither flats nor sharps in its signature; also, the third note of the relative minor scale of the same.
C after the clef is the mark of typical time, for which each measure is a semibreve (four fourths or crotchets); for alla breve time its written �.
The “C clef,” a modification of this letter C, added to any type of the employees, suggests that line to be middle C.
As a numeral, C is short for Latin centum or 100, CC for 200, etc.
The third page and 2nd consonant into the English, such as basic in other alphabets based on the Phenician.
As a numeral, inside Roman system, C means 100, and it is repeated to CCCC, 400 (followed closely by D, 500).
As an abbreviation, c. or C. stands, in dental care formulas of zoölogy (c.), for canine enamel; in United States money (c.), for penny; in thermometer-readings (c.), for centigrade; in French cash (c.), for centime; in sources (c.), for section (or Latin capitulum); in dates, before the quantity (c.), for Latin circa, about: in meteorology (c.), for cirrus; in a ship's log-book (c.), for cloudy; as well as in measures of volume (c.), for cubic.
An abbreviation of main justice.
An abbreviation of Court and [lowercase] of centimeter.
An abbreviation of Court of Appeal;
of legal of Arches;
of Chancery Appeals;
of commercial agent;
of Confederate army;
of county alderman.
An abbreviation of Cape Breton;
of Chief Baron (for the Exchequer) (see baron, 2);
of the Latin Chirurgiæ Baccalaurens, Bachelor of procedure: a qualification conferred by specific establishments at the conclusion of the next 12 months of a four many years' training course when it comes to degree of M. D.;
of Common Bench;
Milit., of restricted to barracks.
An abbreviation of Caius College;
of Catholic clergyman;
of cepi corpus;
of Chancery cases;
of Circuit Court;
of City legal;
of Civil Code;
of Civil Court;
of consular clerk;
of contra credit;
of county clerk;
of county councilor;
in ceramics, of cream-colored;
of Cricket Club;
of top cases; of crown clerk;
in Freemasonry, of Celestial Canopy.
An abbreviation of the French compte courante (account current);
of cubic centimeter.
An abbreviation of cathodal extent.
An abbreviation of Canada East.
An abbreviation of canto fermo, and
of chaplain toward causes.
An abbreviation of captain-general;
of captain of this guard; of coast-guard.
An abbreviation of clearing-house.
An abbreviation of Commander regarding the Order of Leopold. See Order of Leopold, under purchase.
An abbreviation of Certified Master
of Church Missionary
of common meter
of corresponding user.
An abbreviation of Civil provider
of clerk of session
of commissary of subsistence
of existing energy.
An abbreviation of Certificated Teacher.
An abbreviation of (Gould's) Cordova Zones. See G. C. Z.