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cut to pierce, slice, or open with a sharp tool such as a knife, ax, saw, or scissors. [12 definitions]
cute pretty, charming, or adorable.
cuticle the tough, dead skin along the bottom edge and sides of the fingernails and toenails.
cutlass a short, thick sword with one cutting edge and a curved blade.
cutter something that cuts, or someone whose job it is to cut things. [2 definitions]
cutting something that has been cut from something else. [3 definitions]
cyber- a prefix that means of, relating to, made by, or existing only on computers.
cycle a circle of events that repeats in a regular pattern. [3 definitions]
cyclone a storm with very strong winds that turn around a center of low pressure in the atmosphere.
Cyclops a giant in Greek mythology who has only one eye, in the middle of his forehead.
cygnet a young swan.
cylinder a solid figure with a shape similar to that of a can, a round flat cake, or a round tube with closed ends. A cylinder has parallel circular faces joined by one curved face.
cylindrical in the shape of a cylinder.
cymbal a percussion instrument that is round and made of metal. Cymbals are played by striking a pair of them together or hitting one with a drumstick or brushes.
cypress an evergreen tree that has tiny leaves like scales.
Cyprus a country on an island in the Mediterranean Sea near the coast of Turkey. Nicosia is the capital of Cyprus.
cyst a small pouch within body tissue that is filled with fluid or air. Some cysts are connected with serious disease, but most are not harmful at all.
cytoplasm the thick liquid substance that holds all the parts that are inside a cell.
czar the title of male Russian rulers before 1917.
czarina the wife of a czar.
Czechoslovakia a country in Central Europe until 1993. Czechoslovakia is now divided into two countries, the Czech Republic and Slovakia.