Synonyms for s

Synonyms for (noun) s

Synonyms: randomness, S, entropy

Definition: (thermodynamics) a thermodynamic quantity representing the amount of energy in a system that is no longer available for doing mechanical work

Usage: entropy increases as matter and energy in the universe degrade to an ultimate state of inert uniformity

Similar words: physical property

Definition: any property used to characterize matter and energy and their interactions


Synonyms: S, s

Definition: the 19th letter of the Roman alphabet

Similar words: alphabetic character, letter, letter of the alphabet

Definition: the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech

Usage: his grandmother taught him his letters


Synonyms: mho, reciprocal ohm, siemens, S

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

Similar words: conductance unit

Definition: a measure of a material's ability to conduct an electrical charge


Synonyms: south, southward, S, due south

Definition: the cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees

Similar words: cardinal compass point

Definition: one of the four main compass points


Synonyms: sulfur, sulphur, S, atomic number 16

Definition: 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)

Similar words: element, chemical element

Definition: any 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


Synonyms: s, sec, second

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

Similar words: unit of time, time unit

Definition: a unit for measuring time periods