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cartridge a tubular case for an explosive charge or bullet. [4 definitions]
cartridge clip a metal container or frame used to hold and load cartridges into an automatic rifle or pistol; clip.
cartwheel a sideways somersault with the arms and legs extended like wheel spokes. [2 definitions]
carve to form or inscribe by cutting. [5 definitions]
carvel variant of caravel.
carving the act or product of carving in wood, stone, or the like.
carving knife a long knife used to carve meat.
carwash a commercial establishment equipped to wash car exteriors and often to perform related services such as waxing and interior cleaning. [2 definitions]
caryatid a sculptured female figure, usu. in flowing Grecian robes, used as a supporting architectural column.
casaba a variety of winter muskmelon with a yellow rind and sweet, white flesh.
Casanova Giovanni Jacopo, an Italian adventurer and writer (1725-98). [2 definitions]
Casbah (sometimes l.c.) the old, crowded native quarter of any of several North African cities, esp. Algiers. [2 definitions]
cascade a steep waterfall or series of small waterfalls. [5 definitions]
cascara a North American buckthorn tree, from the bark of which a laxative, cascara sagrada, is derived.
case1 an instance or example of something. [9 definitions]
case2 a receptacle for holding or carrying; container. [5 definitions]
casefy to make or become like cheese.
caseharden to form a hard thin surface on (an alloy of iron) by bonding with carbon under heat. [2 definitions]
case history a record of pertinent facts and changes, usu. in a client or research subject undergoing medical, psychiatric, or similar treatment or study.
casein a protein derived from milk, used in making cheese and certain plastics. [2 definitions]
case knife a knife carried in a sheath or case. [2 definitions]