There are 3 definitions of S in English:

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Syllabification: S
(also s)

noun (plural Ss or S's /esiz/)

  • 1The nineteenth letter of the alphabet.
  • 1.1Denoting the next after R in a set of items, categories, etc..
  • 2A shape like that of a capital S: [in combination]: an S-bend

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Word of the day coloratura
Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody

There are 3 definitions of S in English:

S2

Syllabification: S

abbreviation

  • 1Siemens.
  • 1.1Small (as a clothes size).
  • 1.2South or Southern: 65° S
  • 1.3 Biochemistry Svedberg unit(s).

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  • 1The chemical element sulfur.
  • 1.1 Chemistry Entropy.
  • 1.2(Chiefly in Catholic use) Saint: S Ignatius Loyola

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s

Syllabification: s

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  • 1Second(s).
  • 1.1 Law Section (of an act).
  • 1.2Shilling(s).
  • 1.3 Grammar Singular.
  • 1.4 Chemistry Solid.
  • 1.5(In genealogies) son(s).
  • 1.6Succeeded.
  • 1.7 Chemistry Denoting electrons and orbitals possessing zero angular momentum and total symmetry: s-electrons
    [s from sharp, originally applied to lines in atomic spectra]

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  • (In mathematical formulae) distance.

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