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cartilage a tough, white tissue that forms part of the skeleton of humans and other animals. Cartilage is not as stiff as bone. Cartilage is found in the ear, nose, and joints.
carton a box made of thick paper or of plastic made to hold one particular type of product.
cartoon a drawing or series of drawings that make people laugh or think; comic strip. Cartoons often have words to show what a character is thinking or saying or to help explain what is happening. [2 definitions]
cartridge a case shaped like a tube that holds gunpowder and a bullet. [3 definitions]
cartwheel a sideways somersault with the arms and legs held out straight like the spokes of a wheel. [2 definitions]
carve to form or write by cutting. [2 definitions]
carving the work or result of cutting and shaping wood, stone, or other material.
cascade a steep waterfall or series of small waterfalls. [2 definitions]
case1 an instance or example of something. [5 definitions]
case2 a container for holding, carrying, or keeping safe.
cash money in the form of bills or coins, or payment in such form. [2 definitions]
cashew a tropical American evergreen tree. A gum used in medicine is obtained from the bark. [2 definitions]
cashier1 a person whose job is to take the money when a customer pays for something. [2 definitions]
cash machine a bank machine used for dispensing cash and other transactions.
cash register a business machine with a drawer that holds money. A cash register is used in places such as stores and restaurants to accept payments and give change. A cash register also keeps a record of money that goes in and out.
cask a large, strong barrel used for holding wine or other liquids
casket a box in which a dead person is buried; coffin.
Caspian Sea a large inland sea in Asia surrounded by the countries of Iran, Azerbaijan, Russia, Kazakhstan, and Turkmenistan.
casserole a dish, often deep and covered, in which food can be baked and served. [2 definitions]
cassette a case with film, audio tape, or video tape inside. Cassettes make it easy to load a camera or recorder.
cast to throw or fling. [12 definitions]