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SSecond(s)
SSouth
SSmile
SSatisfactory
SSearch (Stores 100 code)
SAs
SSex
SSystem
SSource (transistor; electronics)
SStore
SSubject
SSection
SSave (baseball)
SSuper (in automatic transmissions; equal to 2)
SSign
SSide (geometry, as in the SSS postulate)
SShort
SSafety (football)
SSeite
SSiemens
SSecret
SSweden (ISO Country Identifier)
SStorage
SSavings (economics)
SSan Francisco, CA (mint mark)
SSnow (weather reports)
SSwitch
SSatellite (imagery, type of map)
SSin (Spanish: Without)
SSierra (aviation letter code)
SSevere (rock climbing grade)
SStuttgart (auto license plate)
SSemi-Annual
SSmooth (woodworking)
SSuperb
SSeminar
SScout
SSleeve
SSealed (CD condition)
SSaskatchewan (postal code designation, Canada)
SSacrifice (baseball)
SSenate
SSphere
SSuperman
SSegment
SSubsidiary (IRB)
SSheffield (postcode, United Kingdom)
SServicing
SSears (stock symbol)
SSpectacles
SSickness (on overtime forms)
SSine (Latin: Without)
SScrap
SSequential
SShaman (Mic-O-Say, Heart of America Council, Boy Scouts of America)
SDisplacement
SSeaman
SStokes (kinematic viscosity)
SSulfur
SShilling (British currency)
SSpades (playing cards)
SSoldering
SSparkasse (German: public savings bank)
SEntropy (thermodynamics)
SStarboard (nautical)
SSubchapter S Corporation
SSkype (voice-over-Internet service)
SSerine (amino acid)
SSystolic (peak blood pressure)
SStreptococcus
SStreptomycin
SAntisubmarine (US military aircraft designation; as in S-2 Tracker)
SSpaceplane (US military aerospace vehicle)
STrack spacing
SSacral Vertebra (prefix, as in S-1)
SScatterable (mines)
sSocialdemokratiska Arbetarpartiet (Swedish political party)
SSilicaceous (asteroid class)
SSubthreshold Swing
SStarboard Truss Segment (ISS)
SFranchise Stamp (Scott Catalogue prefix; philately)
SFresnel Sine Integral
SS Sub-Shell (innermost electron subshell)
SArea of a geometric figure (mathematics)
sTERCOM-Aided Inertial Navigation System
SOnde Seconde (Italian: second wave; seismography)
SSupervisory Function Bit
SSecondary Body Waves
SUS DoT tire speed rating (112 mph)
SContinuous-time complex variable (analogous to Z in discrete-time; electrical engineering)
SFourth Heartbeat Wave
SSecurity Prison (Cambodia; Khmer Rouge designation)
References in classic literature ?
is an extraordinarily severe mortality from epidemics with man.
But the struggle almost invariably will be most severe between the individuals of the same species, for they frequent the same districts, require the same food, and are exposed to the same dangers.
To write within such severe rules as these is as impossible as to live up to some splenetic opinions: and if we judge according to the sentiments of some critics, and of some Christians, no author will be saved in this world, and no man in the next.
They were not much interested in anything relative to Anne; but still there were questions enough asked, to make it understood what this old schoolfellow was; and Elizabeth was disdainful, and Sir Walter severe.
They carried him to bed at once, and after searching for his wounds could find none, but he said they were all bruises from having had a severe fall with his horse Rocinante when in combat with ten giants, the biggest and the boldest to be found on earth.
He looked at the countess, and seeing her severe face said: "Well, good-by, Countess," and kissing her hand, he left the room with quick resolute strides, without looking at Natasha.
Miss Temple is full of goodness; it pains her to be severe to any one, even the worst in the school: she sees my errors, and tells me of them gently; and, if I do anything worthy of praise, she gives me my meed liberally.
To speak with severe technicality, a ship or a fleet is "brought up" - the complementary words unpronounced and unwritten being, of course, "to an anchor.
A most severe and unexpected Blow at once destroyed every sensation of Pleasure.
The type of rudder is unaffected by the new rules, so we may expect to see the Long-Davidson make (the patent on which has just expired) come largely into use henceforward, though the strain on the sternpost in turning at speeds over forty miles an hour is admittedly very severe.
It reminded me of a certain very severe priest who used to come to our village when I was young; younger even than your marvel, Dominic.
He is very severe against me indeed, and yet I hope I have not been hasty in my judgment of her.
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