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-s1 British & World English

Denoting the plurals of nouns (as in apples, wagons, etc.)

-s2 British & World English

Forming the third person singular of the present of verbs (as in sews, runs, etc.)

-s3 British & World English

Forming adverbs such as besides

-s4 British & World English

Forming nicknames or pet names

s British & World English

Second(s)

S1 British & World English

The nineteenth letter of the alphabet

S2 British & World English

(Chiefly in Catholic use) Saint

-s' British & World English

Denoting possession in plural nouns and sometimes in singular nouns having a final s

-'s1 British & World English

Denoting possession in singular nouns, also in plural nouns not having a final -s

-'s2 British & World English

Denoting the plural of a letter or symbol

make allowance for British & World English

Take into consideration when planning something

s in S1 British & World English

The nineteenth letter of the alphabet

S in saint British & World English

Used in titles of religious saints

second British & World English

A sixtieth of a minute of time, which as the SI unit of time is defined in terms of the natural periodicity of the radiation of a caesium-133 atom

s in second2 British & World English

A sixtieth of a minute of time, which as the SI unit of time is defined in terms of the natural periodicity of the radiation of a caesium-133 atom

siemens British & World English

The SI unit of conductance, equal to one reciprocal ohm

S in siemens British & World English

The SI unit of conductance, equal to one reciprocal ohm

entropy British & World English

A thermodynamic quantity representing the unavailability of a system’s thermal energy for conversion into mechanical work, often interpreted as the degree of disorder or randomness in the system

S in entropy British & World English

A thermodynamic quantity representing the unavailability of a system’s thermal energy for conversion into mechanical work, often interpreted as the degree of disorder or randomness in the system

Svedberg British & World English

A unit of time equal to 10−13 seconds, used in expressing sedimentation coefficients

S in Svedberg British & World English

A unit of time equal to 10−13 seconds, used in expressing sedimentation coefficients

Sulphur British & World English

The chemical element of atomic number 16, a yellow combustible non-metal

S in sulphur British & World English

The chemical element of atomic number 16, a yellow combustible non-metal

to the wind British & World English

In all directions

fling one's cap over the windmill British & World English

Act recklessly or unconventionally

on bended knee British & World English

Kneeling, especially when pleading or showing great respect

S/S British & World English

Spring/summer (denoting or relating to fashion designed for the spring and summer seasons of a particular year)

s/s British & World English

Same size

S & L British & World English

Savings and loan

c/s British & World English

Cycles per second

n/s British & World English

Non-smoker or non-smoking (used in personal advertisements)

s/he British & World English

A written representation of ‘he or she’ used as a neutral alternative to indicate someone of either sex

kc/s British & World English

Kilocycles per second

Mc/s British & World English

Megacycles per second, a unit of frequency equal to one million cycles per second

she's British & World English

She is; she has

S-VHS British & World English

Super video home system, an improved version of VHS using the same tape cassettes as the standard version

Pimm's British & World English

A gin-based alcoholic drink, served typically with lemonade or soda water and fresh mint

S & P 500 British & World English

Standard & Poor’s 500

S-Bahn British & World English

(In some German cities) a fast urban railway line or system

s'more British & World English

A sweet snack consisting of a chocolate bar and toasted marshmallows sandwiched between graham crackers

Levi's British & World English

A brand of denim jeans

Lord's British & World English

A cricket ground in St John’s Wood, north London, headquarters since 1814 of the MCC

long s British & World English

An obsolete form of lower-case s, written or printed as ſ. It was used in initial and medial but not final position in a word, and was generally abandoned in English-language printing shortly before 1800

S. Dak. British & World English

South Dakota


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