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Definition

[n] a narcotic (alkaloid) extracted from coca leaves; used as a surface anesthetic or taken for pleasure; can become addictive
[n] the 3rd letter of the Roman alphabet
[n] a general-purpose programing language closely associated with the UNIX operating system
[n] a unit of electrical charge equal to the amount of charge transferred by a current of 1 ampere in 1 second
[n] a degree on the Centigrade scale of temperature
[n] ten 10s
[n] an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds
[n] one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose)
[n] the speed at which light travels in a vacuum; the constancy and universality of the speed of light is recognized by defining it to be exactly 299,792,458 meters per second
[adj] of a temperature scale that registers the freezing point of water as 0 degrees C and the boiling point as 100 degrees C under normal atmospheric pressure
[adj] being ten more than ninety

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f, Fahr, fahrenheit