a system that supplies heat to an entire building from a single source through ducts or through pipes.
a system for heating the rooms of a building by means of radiators or air vents connected by pipes or ducts to a central source of heat
- Central india agency
noun a former group of 89 states in India, under the supervision of a British political agent until 1947: most important were Indore, Bhopal, and Rewa
a former political agency in central India uniting various native states and subordinate agencies: now incorporated into Madhya Pradesh.
CIA. noun See CIA Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) An agency of the United States government, responsible for coordinating information-gathering activities outside the United States in the interest of national security. The CIA works with the Department of State and a variety of civilian and military organizations to protect American interests abroad and recommend directions for […]
a combining form meaning “hundredth” or “hundred,” used in the formation of compound words: centiliter; centimeter; centipede. prefix denoting one hundredth: centimetre, c (rare) denoting a hundred: centipede word-forming element meaning “one hundred” or “one hundredth part,” used in English from c.1800, from the French metric system, from Latin centi-, comb. form of centum “one […]