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Words starting with C

Words that start with C

Cute cats crawl carelessly past carefully cultivated canola.

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Photo of a cyclist

Cis forCyclist

A cyclist is someone who rides a bicycle.

Cis forCyclone

A cyclone is a very large weather event, which has low pressure at the center with winds that go around the center point. Cyclones turn anticlockwise in the northern hemisphere and clockwise in the southern.

Cis forCygnet

A cygnet is a baby swan.
Photo of a toilet roll cylinder.

Cis forCylinder

A cylinder is a long, thin shape where the ends are circles. Any cross-section of a cylinder at right angles to its outer surface is also a circle. Long cylinders are also known as tubes. Pipes are also cylinders. The cylinder you see the most often is, of course, the cardboard tube at the centre of a roll of toilet paper.
Photo of cymbal

Cis forCymbal

Cymbals are a modern percussion instrument. They are found on every modern drum kit, and you can clearly hear them in rock and pop music made any time in the last 50 years. Cymbals are made from thin pieces of metal shaped like a flattened cone. You can either hit two cymbals together to make a noise, or you can hit them with a drumstick.

Cis forCypress

Scientific name: family: cupressaceae
Cypress are a group of conifers. Most cypress are trees, but some are low growing shrubs. Many varieties of cypress have a distinctively flared trunk, narrowing as it goes higher. Not to be confused with Cyprus.