Definition of C

  • () 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 common time, in which each measure is a semibreve (four fourths or crotchets); for alla breve time it is written /.
  • () The \"C clef,\" a modification of the letter C, placed on any line of the staff, shows that line to be middle C.
  • () As a numeral, C stands for Latin centum or 100, CC for 200, etc.

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