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condolence sympathy with a grieving or suffering person. [2 definitions]
con dolore with grief or sadness; sorrowfully (used as a musical direction).
condom a thin, usu. rubber sheath made to cover the penis during sexual intercourse in order to prevent conception or the spread of venereal diseases.
condominium an apartment complex in which each apartment is privately owned, or such an apartment itself. [2 definitions]
condone to pardon, disregard, or overlook voluntarily or without condemning.
condor one of two vultures that are the largest flying birds of the Western Hemisphere, having a bald head and neck, dark plumage, and a wingspan up to twelve feet.
conduce to contribute to or help bring about a result (usu. fol. by "to" or "toward").
conducive tending to produce or cause (usu. fol. by "to").
conduct the way one acts; behavior. [10 definitions]
conductance the ability of a conductor or medium to transmit electrical current. (Cf. resistance.)
conduction the act of conducting or conveying. [2 definitions]
conductive having the ability to conduct electricity .
conductivity the capacity for or property of conducting or transmitting heat, electricity, or sound. [2 definitions]
conductor the director of a musical group. [4 definitions]
conduit a channel, ditch, or pipe used to convey water or other liquid. [2 definitions]
condyle a rounded projection on the end of one bone that fits into a hollow at the facing end of the next bone, forming a ball-and-socket joint.
condyloma a skin growth resembling a wart, usu. found near the anus or on the external genitals.
cone in geometry, a three-dimensional shape created by rotating a right triangle 360 degrees on its vertical axis. [5 definitions]
coneflower any a various plants, esp. of the genus Echinacea, having cone-shaped flowers.
cone shell any of several tropical marine snails, most of which have a poisonous bite.
Conestoga wagon a large heavy covered wagon with broad wheels, used by early U.S. pioneers to haul their freight and household goods.