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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

-'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

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

S New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

19th letter of the alphabet

s New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(in formulae) distance

's New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

abbreviation of Dutch des ‘of the’, as in 's-Gravenhage (The Hague)

make allowance for British & World English

Take into consideration when planning something

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

on bended knee British & World English

Kneeling, especially when pleading or showing great respect

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

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

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

to the wind British & World English

In all directions

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

Act recklessly or unconventionally

strewth New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

expressing surprise or dismay

sulphur New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

chemical element of atomic number 16

Svedberg New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

unit of time used in expressing sedimentation coefficients

S in saint New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(capital in titles; abbreviation S or St)

-s- in totalizator New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

device recording bets and apportioning winnings

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

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