- service mark.
S and M
or S&M, s&m
- sadomasochism; sadism and masochism.
Origin of S and M
First recorded in 1965–70
- stock and machinery.
or s-m, S/M, s/m
- Master of Science.
Origin of S.M.1
From the New Latin word Scientiae Magister
- sergeant major.
- State Militia.
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Examples from the Web for sm
SM: I felt very comfortable in this assignment, Rio of course is pretty safe.
SM: The great thing about this project is that they let you do pretty much whatever you want, wherever you want to do it.
In what she describes as “a really heavy show,” she played a self-mutilating meth-head goth who was into SM.Anna Chlumsky’s All Grown Up: From ‘My Girl’ to HBO’s ‘Veep’
April 22, 2012
Back in December, Jetton was charged with second-degree assault in what police described as an SM session gone terribly wrong.10 Most Outrageous Scandals
Samuel P. Jacobs
March 7, 2010
Do I know a skunk by the sm—Yes, I knew him when we was boys.Pippin; A Wandering Flame
Laura E. Richards
Cahermn was the father of Sm, the grandfather of the celebrated Roostem.The Fairy Mythology
For the sake of brevity in notes and reports capital is written Cp.; small, Sm.The Detection of Forgery
By day, the heat is very trying, and there is a real danger occasionally in that strange phenomenon the Sm.The Cradle of Mankind
B, Formation of the first spore-mother-cell (sm), from the basal cell (a) of one of the rows of spores.
- San Marino
- sergeant major
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- The symbol for the elementsamarium
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- The symbol for samarium.
- A silvery-white metallic element of the lanthanide series that exists in several forms and has seven naturally occurring isotopes. It is used to make glass that absorbs infrared light and to absorb neutrons in the fuel rods of nuclear reactors. Atomic number 62; atomic weight 150.36; melting point 1,072°C; boiling point 1,791°C; specific gravity approximately 7.50; valence 2, 3. See Periodic Table.
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