Main definitions of s in English

: s1S2S3

s1

  • 1Second(s)

  • 2Law
    Section (of an act)

  • 3Shilling(s)

  • 4Grammar
    Singular.

  • 5Chemistry
    Solid.

  • 6(in genealogies) son(s)

  • 7Succeeded.

  • 8Chemistry
    Denoting electrons and orbitals possessing zero angular momentum and total symmetry.

    ‘s-electrons’

  • (in mathematical formulae) distance.

Pronunciation:

s

/es/

Main definitions of s in English

: s1S2S3

S2

(also s)

noun

  • 1The nineteenth letter of the alphabet.

    1. 1.1 Denoting the next after R in a set of items, categories, etc.
  • 2A shape like that of a capital S.

    [in combination] ‘an S-bend’

Pronunciation:

S

/es/

Main definitions of s in English

: s1S2S3

S3

  • 1(chiefly in Catholic use) Saint.

    ‘S Ignatius Loyola’
  • 2Siemens.

  • 3Small (as a clothes size)

  • 4South or Southern.

    ‘65° S’
  • 5Biochemistry
    Svedberg unit(s)

  • 1The chemical element sulfur.

  • 2Chemistry
    Entropy.

Pronunciation:

S

/es/