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Physics.
  1. sievert; sieverts.

s.v.

  1. sub verbo.
  2. sub voce.

S.V.

  1. Holy Virgin.

Origin of S.V.

From the Latin word Sāncta Virgō
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Examples from the Web for sv

Historical Examples

  • "Sv mun r hentust mn vist, at ek fari sjlfrr; v ek em skapstyggr, ef mr lkar eigi vel," sagi Glmr.

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  • Hann spuri, hvert Grettir tlai at fara; en hann segiz ar vilja vera um nttina, ef bnda lkai, at sv vri.

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  • Var farit upp hsin, ok riit sklanum ok barit hlunum, sv at brakai hverju tr.

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  • Var mǫnnum at v mikit mein, sv at margir fellu vit, ef s hann, en sumir heldu eigi vitinu.

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  • Hann tk bor ok lausa viu, ok rak um vera stofuna, ok geri blk mikinn, sv at engi heimamar komz fram yfir.

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British Dictionary definitions for sv

sv1

abbreviation for
  1. sailing vessel
  2. side valve
  3. sub verbo or voce

Word Origin

(sense 3) Latin: under the word or voice

sv2

the internet domain name for
  1. El Salvador

SV

abbreviation for
  1. Sancta Virgo
  2. Sanctitas Vestra

Word Origin

(sense 1) Latin: Holy Virgin (sense 2) Latin: Your Holiness
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