Hs


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Definition for hs (2 of 5)

H, h
[ eych ]
/ eɪtʃ /

noun, plural H's or Hs, h's or hs.

the eighth letter of the English alphabet, a consonant.
any spoken sound represented by the letter H or h, as in hot or behave.
something having the shape of an H.
a written or printed representation of the letter H or h.
a device, as a printer's type, for reproducing the letter H or h.

Definition for hs (3 of 5)

h.s.1

in this sense.

Origin of h.s.

1
From the Latin word hōc sensū

Definition for hs (4 of 5)

h.s.2

(in prescriptions) at bedtime.

Origin of h.s.

2
From the Latin word hōrā somnī at the hour of sleep

Definition for hs (5 of 5)

H.S.

High School.
British. Home Secretary.
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British Dictionary definitions for hs

HS

abbreviation for

High School
(in Britain) Home Secretary
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Scientific definitions for hs (1 of 4)

Hs

The symbol for hassium.

Scientific definitions for hs (2 of 4)

h

Abbreviation of height
The symbol for Planck's constant.

Scientific definitions for hs (3 of 4)

H

The symbol for henry.
The symbol for hydrogen.

Scientific definitions for hs (4 of 4)

hassium
[ häsē-əm ]

Hs

A synthetic, radioactive element that is produced by bombarding lead with iron ions. Its known isotopes have mass numbers ranging from 263 to 277. Hs 277 has the longest confirmed half-life (16.5 minutes). Atomic number 108. See Periodic Table.
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