HyperDic: s

English > 6 senses of the word s / S:
NOUNtimes, second, sec1/60 of a minute
substanceS, sulfur, sulphur, atomic number 16an abundant tasteless odorless multivalent nonmetallic element
relationS, south, due south, southwardthe cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees
quantityS, mho, siemens, reciprocal ohma unit of conductance equal to the reciprocal of an ohm
communicationS / sthe 19th letter of the Roman alphabet
attributeS, randomness, entropy(thermodynamics) a thermodynamic quantity representing the amount of energy in a system that is no longer available for doing mechanical work
s / S > pronunciation
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English > s: 6 senses > noun 1, time
Meaning1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites.
Synonymssecond, sec
Part ofminute, minA unit of time equal to 60 seconds or 1/60th of an hour
Partsmillisecond, msecOne thousandth (10^-3) of a second
Narrowerleap secondA second (as measured by an atomic clock) added to or subtracted from Greenwich Mean Time in order to compensate for slowing in the Earth's rotation
Broadertime unit, unit of timeA unit for measuring time periods
Catalansegon, s
Spanishsegundo, s
English > S: 6 senses > noun 2, substance
MeaningAn 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).
Synonymssulfur, sulphur, atomic number 16
Narrowerbrimstone, native sulfur, native sulphurAn old name for sulfur
Broaderchemical element, elementAny of the more than 100 known substances (of which 92 occur naturally) that cannot be separated into simpler substances and that singly or in combination constitute all matter
Substance ofsulfide, sulphideA compound of sulphur and some other element that is more electropositive
vitriol, oil of vitriol, sulfuric acid, sulphuric acid(H2SO4) a highly corrosive acid made from sulfur dioxide
Catalannúmero atòmic 16, S, sofre
English > S: 6 senses > noun 3, relation
MeaningThe cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees.
Synonymssouth, due south, southward
Broadercardinal compass pointOne of the four main compass points
Catalansud
Spanishsur
English > S: 6 senses > noun 4, quantity
MeaningA unit of conductance equal to the reciprocal of an ohm.
Synonymsmho, siemens, reciprocal ohm
Broaderconductance unitA measure of a material's ability to conduct an electrical charge
Catalansiemens, S
English > S / s: 6 senses > noun 5, communication
MeaningThe 19th letter of the Roman alphabet.
Member ofRoman alphabet, Latin alphabetThe alphabet evolved by the ancient Romans which serves for writing most of the languages of western Europe
Broaderletter, letter of the alphabet, alphabetic characterThe conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech
Catalans
SpanishS
English > S: 6 senses > noun 6, attribute
Meaning(thermodynamics) a thermodynamic quantity representing the amount of energy in a system that is no longer available for doing mechanical work.
Synonymsrandomness, entropy
CategorythermodynamicsThe branch of physics concerned with the conversion of different forms of energy
Narrowerconformational entropyentropy calculated from the probability that a state could be reached by chance alone
Broaderphysical propertyAny property used to characterize matter and energy and their interactions
Catalanentropia
Spanishaleatoriedad, entropía
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