Synonyms of s


1. second, sec, s, time unit, unit of time

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

2. sulfur, S, sulphur, atomic number 16, chemical element, element

usage: 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. south, due south, southward, S, cardinal compass point

usage: the cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees

4. mho, siemens, reciprocal ohm, S, conductance unit

usage: a unit of conductance equal to the reciprocal of an ohm

5. S, s, letter, letter of the alphabet, alphabetic character

usage: the 19th letter of the Roman alphabet

6. randomness, entropy, S, physical property

usage: (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"

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