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SSecond(s)
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SSearch (Stores 100 code)
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SSection
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SSuper (in automatic transmissions; equal to 2)
SSign
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SSeite
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SSecret
SSweden (ISO Country Identifier)
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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
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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 ?
My aunt put on her spectacles twice or thrice, to take another look at me, but as often took them off again, disappointed, and rubbed her nose with them.
Not I, pious Master Pigsnort," said the man with the spectacles.
He opened the big box, and Dorothy saw that it was filled with spectacles of every size and shape.
They were both somewhat short-sighted, and when it was the custom to wear a single eyeglass and string they wore a single eyeglass and string; when it was the custom to wear a double glass they wore a double glass; when it was the custom to wear spectacles they wore spectacles straightway, all without reference to the particular variety of defect in their own vision.
Men and women came, and some looked eagerly in and pressed their faces against the bars; others glanced carelessly at the body and turned away with a disappointed look--people, I thought, who live upon strong excitements and who attend the exhibitions of the Morgue regularly, just as other people go to see theatrical spectacles every night.
He beamed at her, and settled his spectacles on the bridge of his nose.
Adjusting his spectacles he looked for a moment at the placard and then, turning away, strolled off muttering to himself: "Most remarkable--most remarkable
For them all, that old-fashioned house with its gigantic mirrors, pre-Revolution furniture, powdered footmen, and the stern shrewd old man (himself a relic of the past century) with his gentle daughter and the pretty Frenchwoman who were reverently devoted to him presented a majestic and agreeable spectacle.
Featherstone here looked over his spectacles at Fred, while he handed back the letter to him with a contemptuous gesture, "you don't suppose I believe a thing because Bulstrode writes it out fine, eh?
So put the spectacles on this fellow, and I'll take him to the royal palace.
In buying spectacles the needless outlay for the right lens soon reduced him to poverty, and the Man to Whom Time Was Money had to sustain life by fishing from the end of a wharf.
But she was full of mystery about her art, in which a certain pair of magic spectacles did her essential service.