16-letter words containing s

  • 's hertogenbosch — a city in the S Netherlands, capital of North Brabant province: birthplace of Hieronymus Bosch. Pop: 133 000 (2003 est)
  • (as) easy as pie — extremely easy
  • (as) like as not — If you say that something will happen like as not or as like as not, you mean that it will probably happen.
  • (at) second hand — not from the original source; indirectly
  • (by) courtesy of — If something is provided courtesy of someone or by courtesy of someone, they provide it. You often use this expression in order to thank them.
  • 8 queens problem — eight queens puzzle
  • a mensa et thoro — denoting or relating to a form of divorce in which the parties remain married but do not cohabit: abolished in England in 1857
  • a mixed blessing — If you say that a situation is a mixed blessing, you mean that it has disadvantages as well as advantages.
  • a piece of goods — a person, esp a woman
  • a pox on someone — an expression of intense disgust or aversion for someone
  • a propos de rien — apropos of nothing; with reference to nothing in particular.
  • abdominocentesis — (surgery) Extraction of peritoneal fluid from the abdomen for evaluation, using a trocar.
  • abruzzi e molise — a region in central Italy. 5881 sq. mi. (15,232 sq. km). Capital: Aquilla.
  • abscission layer — a layer of parenchyma cells that is formed at the bases of fruits, flowers, and leaves before abscission. As the parenchyma disintegrates, the organ becomes separated from the plant
  • absentmindedness — Alternative form of absent-mindedness.
  • absobloodylutely — (British slang) absolutely.
  • absolute alcohol — a liquid containing at least 99 per cent of pure ethanol by weight
  • absolute ceiling — the maximum height above sea level, usually measured in feet or metres, at which an aircraft can maintain horizontal flight
  • absolute maximum — the largest value a given function assumes on a specified set. Compare maximum (def 4a).
  • absolute minimum — the smallest value a given function assumes on a specified set. Compare minimum (def 5a).
  • absolute monarch — a monarchy that is not limited or restrained by laws or a constitution.
  • absorbent cotton — raw cotton made absorbent by the removal of its wax: used for surgical dressings, etc.
  • abstract algebra — the branch of mathematics that deals with the extension of algebraic concepts usually associated with the real number system to other, more general systems.
  • abstract machine — 1.   (language)   A processor design which is not intended to be implemented as hardware, but which is the notional executor of a particular intermediate language (abstract machine language) used in a compiler or interpreter. An abstract machine has an instruction set, a register set and a model of memory. It may provide instructions which are closer to the language being compiled than any physical computer or it may be used to make the language implementation easier to port to other platforms. A virtual machine is an abstract machine for which an interpreter exists. Examples: ABC, Abstract Machine Notation, ALF, CAML, F-code, FP/M, Hermes, LOWL, Christmas, SDL, S-K reduction machine, SECD, Tbl, Tcode, TL0, WAM. 2.   (theory)   A procedure for executing a set of instructions in some formal language, possibly also taking in input data and producing output. Such abstract machines are not intended to be constructed as hardware but are used in thought experiments about computability. Examples: Finite State Machine, Turing Machine.
  • academic advisor — a faculty member who helps and advises students on academic matters, such as planning their academic career
  • academic costume — the ceremonial garb of the students and faculty in schools, colleges, and universities, consisting of a flat cap (mortarboard), a long, wide-sleeved gown, and sometimes a hood, worn especially at commencement exercises.
  • acanthocephalans — Plural form of acanthocephalan.
  • access programme — a television or radio programme made by the general public as distinguished from one made by professional broadcasters
  • accession number — the number given to record a new addition to a collection
  • accommodationism — A policy of being accommodating.
  • accommodationist — a person who seeks to promote adaptation to or compromise with an opposing point of view
  • accordion pleats — tiny knife pleats
  • accountabilities — the state of being accountable, liable, or answerable.
  • accounts payable — A company's accounts payable are all the money that it owes to other companies for goods or services that it has received, or a list of these companies and the amounts owed to them.
  • accrued expenses — an expense which has been incurred but has not yet been paid
  • accrued interest — interest which has been earned since an investment was made or since a previous interest payment
  • acculturationist — a person who studies the process of acculturation.
  • accumulativeness — The state or qualities of being accumulative.
  • acetylene series — a group of similar hydrocarbons
  • acetylsalicylate — a salt or ester of acetylsalicylic acid.
  • achievement test — a test designed to measure the effects that learning and teaching have on individuals
  • achromatic prism — a system of two or more prisms of different substances that deflects but does not disperse a beam of light.
  • acid house party — a professionally organized party for young people, with Acid House music, sometimes held in a field or disused building
  • acidophilus milk — milk fermented by bacteria of the species Lactobacillus acidophilus, used in treating disorders of the gastrointestinal tract
  • acknowledgements — Plural form of acknowledgement.
  • acorn archimedes — Archimedes
  • acoustic coupler — a device converting computer-data signals into acoustic form for transmission down a telephone line, through the handset microphone
  • acoustic feature — any of the acoustic components or elements present in a speech sound and capable of being experimentally observed, recorded, and reproduced
  • acoustic neuroma — a benign brain tumour of the vestibulocochlear nerve, one of the nerves connecting the ear to the brain, which can cause hearing and balance problems
  • acoustic torpedo — a torpedo guided by sound that either emanates from the target or is emitted by the torpedo and bounces off the target.

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