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STStreet
STState
STSaint
STStar Trek
STStanza
STShort-Time
STStart
STSpring Training (baseball)
STSubject to (math)
STSpecial Training
STScience And Technology
STShort-Term
STStandard Time
STSunday Times (newspaper; various locations)
STStores (on-line ordering and catalog system)
STSystems Technology
STStudent/Teacher
STStone (British weight;14 pounds)
STSpace Technology
STStore (IBM)
STSound Track
STSelf Test
STService Tax (India)
STSingapore Technologies (technology-based multinational conglomerate)
STSales Tax
STSoftware Test
STSeattle Times (newspaper)
STStrength
STStream (Experimental Protocol - Rfc1190)
STStraight Time
STSplit (Split and Dalmatia county, Croatia)
STSaint Lucia
STSao Tome and Principe (top level domain)
STShort Tour
STSpecial Tools
STSource Text
STService Test
STStereo (sound)
STStraight Talk (Uganda newspaper)
STSystem Test
STStar Tours
STSemi Trailer
STScientific/Technical
STStrain
STShirley Temple (cocktail)
STShare Time (broadcasting operating schedule)
STSport Touring (motorcycle and riding style)
STSurface Temperature
STStoke On Trent (postcode, United Kingdom)
STScottish Terrier
STStratus (cloud formation)
STStory Teller (Larp and White Wolf Games)
STStokes (kinematic viscosity)
STShania Twain (country music artist)
STSpinal Tap (band)
STStrike Team
STStraits Times (Singapore newspaper)
STSuch That (mathematics)
STSpace Telescope
STScar Tissue (Red Hot Chili Peppers song)
STScheduled Tribes (India)
STSeal Team
STSpecial Test
STSkip Tracing
STSecurity Target (IT security, informatics)
STSuper Turbo (Street Fighter: Super Turbo game)
STSuicidal Tendencies (band)
STStarship Troopers
STStumped
STState Transport (India)
STSteam Turbine
STSelf-Titled (also seen as S/T)
STSupertramp (band)
STShark Tale (movie)
STSeagate Technology LLC
STSmokeless Tobacco
STSenior Technician
STStreets and Trips (Microsoft)
STStar Tracker
STSex Therapist
STSpecial Tactics
STShort Ton
STSupertones (band)
STSpherical Trigonometry
STSlow Twitch (muscle fiber type)
STSuperTux (game)
STStandby Time
STSebastian Telfair (NBA Player)
STSpecial Text
STSpasmodic Torticollis
STSaving Tackle (soccer; a stopping of an unopposed opponent with the ball)
STSatellite Transmission
STSinus Tachycardia
STSindh Today (internet newspaper)
STSonic Team (game developers)
STSakura Taisen
STStraight Tip (AT&T fiber optic connector)
STStructured Text
STSecondary Target
STSenior Trooper
STSTMicroelectronics, Inc.
STSpecial Tooling
STSegment Type
STSimulation Testing
STSpherical Torus
STSunken Temple (World of Warcraft game)
STShort Transverse
STSexy Thang
STSelf Timed
STSaint Tail (anime)
STStrangetown (Neighborhood in the Sims 2 computer game)
STSend Timing
STSpherical Tokamak
STStart Transmission
STStratosphere-Troposphere
STSonar Technician
STStable Toxin
STSoul Theory (Buddhism)
STSubscriber Terminal
STSurveillance Test
STSine Tempore (Latin: date will start on time)
STSunni Tehreek (religious movement in Pakistan)
STSensitech, Inc
STStatistical Tolerance
STSuper Tunnel (a burrowing protocol)
STSixteen Thirty-Two (Atari computers)
STStudent Text Book
STStop Tone
STStrukturierter Text (German: Structured Text)
STShowturtle (Hyper Logo Turtle graphics command)
STSynthesis Telescope
STStrategic Testing
STSignaling Tone
STStick and Turn (fiber optic cable connector)
STSteam Traced
STStanding Tank (gaming, Battleclash tank configuration)
STSpringfield Terminal Railway Company
STStatic Topology
STSleeve Target
STShort-range Transmitter
STSkull Tag (gaming)
STSignaling Terminal
STSector Tandem
STSnap and Twist (fiber optics cable connector)
STSubacute Sclerosing Pan-Encephalitis
STMissionary Servants of Most Holy Trinity (religious order)
STSpeech Therapy/Therapist
STSpiral to Tangent
STSinustachycardia (cardiology)
STSystems and Technology Directorate (NIMA)
STSurgicTube (website)
STSingly-Testable
STStripper Thresher
STSupply Tech/Technician
ST(USN Rating) Sonar Technician
STShip/Scan Type
STSkin Temperature
STStatement (Spender Audio Systems, Ltd.)
STSulfamethoxazole-Trimethoprim
References in classic literature ?
There is something in a strain of music, whether produced by an instrument or by the human voice--take the sound of a bugle in a summer night, for instance--which by its wildness, to speak without satire, reminds me of the cries emitted by wild beasts in their native forests.
But some strains of germplasm carry an excessive freightage of memories--are, to be scientific, more atavistic than other strains; and such a strain is mine.
You've got to stand for some of the strain and risk.
For hard it was on Michael, a nerve and mental strain of the severest for him so to control himself as to play-act anger and threat of hurt to his beloved Steward.
Prior to that experience, my back had been good for every violent strain put upon it in a none too gentle career.
Then first in Delos did I and Homer, singers both, raise our strain -- stitching song in new hymns -- Phoebus Apollo with the golden sword, whom Leto bare.
Had this been the universal strain, had you sought to persuade us of this from our youth upwards, we should not have been on the watch to keep one another from doing wrong, but every one would have been his own watchman, because afraid, if he did wrong, of harbouring in himself the greatest of evils.
He prescribed more physical exercise as far as possible, and as far as possible less mental strain, and above all no worry--in other words, just what was as much out of Alexey Alexandrovitch's power as abstaining from breathing.
A strain of plaintive music, played on stringed instruments, and flutes, recalled my attention to the hidden shrine.
She played very well, keeping excellent waltz time and infusing an expression into the strains which was indeed inspiring.
The poetry of the Anglo-Saxons, after their civilisation and conversion, was of a different and softer character; but in the circumstances of Ulrica, she may be not unnaturally supposed to return to the wild strains which animated her forefathers during the time of Paganism and untamed ferocity.
Like music heard in dreams, Like strains of harps unknown, Of birds forever flown Audible as the voice of streams That murmur in some leafy dell, I hear thy gentlest tone, And Silence cometh with her spell Like that which on my tongue doth dwell, When tremulous in dreams I tell My love to thee alone!