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CBS abbreviation of "Columbia Broadcasting System."
cc2 abbreviation of "carbon copy," originally referring to a copy of a document, letter, or the like that is made by using carbon paper, now designating a copy or duplicate that is made through any means.
cc1 abbreviation of "cubic centimeter" or "cubic centimeters."
CCC abbreviation of "Civilian Conservation Corps," the New Deal program in the U.S. (1933-42) that provided conservation work for the unemployed during the Great Depression, through activities such as constructing and maintaining buildings and trails for state and national parks.
C clef a sign on a musical staff that shows the position of middle C.
CD2 abbreviation of "certificate of deposit," a document issued by a savings institution stating that the named person has a specified sum of money on deposit.
CD1 abbreviation of "compact disk," a palm-sized disk on which music, data, or the like has been digitally encoded, that is read by laser and transmitted to a playback device; optical disk.
Cd symbol of the chemical element cadmium.
CD-ROM an abbreviation for "compact disk, read only memory."
CDT abbreviation of "Central Daylight Time."
Ce symbol of the chemical element cerium.
C.E. abbreviation of Common Era or Christian Era.
ceanothus any tree or shrub of the genus Ceanothus, having clusters of blue or white flowers.
cease to stop or come to an end. [3 definitions]
cease-fire a temporary suspension of hostilities; truce. [2 definitions]
ceaseless continuous and unending.
cecropia moth (sometimes cap.) a very large North American moth that has wide brown wings with crescent-shaped red and black markings.
cecum a cavity opening at only one end, esp. the pouch at the head of the large intestine.
cedar any of several cone-bearing evergreen trees of the pine family with aromatic, durable wood. [3 definitions]
cedar waxwing a brownish North American bird that has a crested head and red wing tips.
cede to give up or surrender, esp. formally.