Hs


Symbol, Chemistry, Physics.
  1. hassium.

Other definitions for h.s. (2 of 4)

h.s.1

abbreviation
  1. in this sense.

Origin of h.s.

2
From Latin hōc sensū

Other definitions for h.s. (3 of 4)

h.s.2

abbreviation
  1. (in prescriptions) at bedtime.

Origin of h.s.

3
From Latin hōrā somnī “at the hour of sleep”

Other definitions for H.S. (4 of 4)

H.S.

abbreviation
  1. High School.

  2. British. Home Secretary.

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How to use Hs in a sentence

  • I—t—e—o—l—'s—r—a—f—e—d—f—a—t—e,I—t—e—i—o—a—o—l—f—,B—n—t—i—e—u—b—r—v—n—a—t—e:B—a—e—o—n—h—s—r—f—.

  • One of these was studded with violets, forming the initials H. S.

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  • There was a smothered ‘h-s-s-sh’ and she lowered her weapon.

  • Swa hold is God mancynne, t he hf geset his englas us to hyrdum, t h ne sceolon na geafian am reum deoflum t h s fordon magon.

  • "H-s-sh," said the leading file, with a profound wink and a sidelong glance at Si.

British Dictionary definitions for HS

HS

abbreviation for
  1. High School

  2. (in Britain) Home Secretary

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Scientific definitions for Hs

Hs

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