Section (of an act)
- ‘the change is effected by the bringing into effect of s 130 of the Companies Act 1989’
- ‘a room cost a guinea a night with a 2s 6d supplement for hot bathwater’
6(in genealogies) son(s)
- ‘m 1991; one s one d’
Denoting electrons and orbitals possessing zero angular momentum and total symmetry.
Sfrom sharp, originally applied to lines in atomic spectra.
(in mathematical formulae) distance.
nounplural noun Ss, plural noun S's
1The nineteenth letter of the alphabet.
- 1.1Denoting the next after R in a set of items, categories, etc.
2A shape like that of a capital S.
- ‘an S-bend’
1(chiefly in Catholic use) Saint.
- ‘S Ignatius Loyola’
3Small (as a clothes size).
4South or Southern.
- ‘65° S’
6Sweden (international vehicle registration).
1The chemical element sulphur.