Definition of S

1. Noun. 1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites.

Exact synonyms: Sec, Second
Generic synonyms: Time Unit, Unit Of Time
Group relationships: Min, Minute
Specialized synonyms: Leap Second
Terms within: Millisecond, Msec



2. Noun. An abundant tasteless odorless multivalent nonmetallic element; best known in yellow crystals; occurs in many sulphide and sulphate minerals and even in native form (especially in volcanic regions).

3. Noun. The cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees.
Exact synonyms: Due South, South, Southward
Generic synonyms: Cardinal Compass Point

4. Noun. A unit of conductance equal to the reciprocal of an ohm.
Exact synonyms: Mho, Reciprocal Ohm, Siemens
Generic synonyms: Conductance Unit

5. Noun. The 19th letter of the Roman alphabet.

6. Noun. (thermodynamics) a thermodynamic quantity representing the amount of energy in a system that is no longer available for doing mechanical work. "Entropy increases as matter and energy in the universe degrade to an ultimate state of inert uniformity"
Exact synonyms: Entropy, Randomness
Generic synonyms: Physical Property
Specialized synonyms: Conformational Entropy
Category relationships: Thermodynamics

Definition of S

1. Letter. (Latn-def en letter 19 ess) ¹

2. Number. (Latn-def en ordinal 19 ess) ¹

3. Noun. American Library Association (abbreviation) for sextodecimo, a book size, 15-17.5 cm in height. ¹

4. Letter. (Latn-def en letter 19 ess) ¹

5. Number. (Latn-def en ordinal 19 ess) ¹

6. Abbreviation. (metrology) abbreviation for the scruple (the apothecaries' system unit of mass) ¹

7. Abbreviation. (alternative form of s.) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of S

1. Variable generally used for either entropy or the Poynting flux of electromagnetic wave energy (context makes clear which is meant). (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of S

rysh
ryshes
rysimeter
rysimeters
ryth
rythmic
rython
ryths
rytina
ryvett
ryvetts
röntgen
röntgens
rösti
röstis
s
s'
s'ghetti
s'more
s'mores
s'ok
s'pose
s'posed
s'poses
s'posing
s**theads
s-
s-adenosylhomocysteine
s-adenosylmethionine

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