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  1. steradian.
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Sr

Symbol, Chemistry.
  1. strontium.
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SR

  1. seaman recruit.
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Sr.1

  1. Ecclesiastical. Sister.
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Origin of Sr.1

From the Latin word Soror

Sr.2

S.R.

  1. Sons of the Revolution.
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Examples from the Web for sr

Historical Examples

  • "Not likely, sir," the SR Officer said with a polite, knowing smile.

    Shock Absorber

    E.G. von Wald

  • Sr W.—In sooth, when a shift's turned up, delay is meet for naught but dalliance.

    1601

    Mark Twain

  • I never was so disgruntled in all my born days, Mah'sr Harry.

  • Sr I receaued your courteous Letter and with all respects I now agayne salute you.

  • My son has all the lore (they say), but then he (Sr F.) has all the money—la partie n'est pas gale!'


British Dictionary definitions for sr

sr1

symbol for
  1. steradian
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sr2

the internet domain name for
  1. Suriname
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Sr

abbreviation for
  1. (after a name) senior
  2. Señor
  3. Sir
  4. Sister (religious)
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the chemical symbol for
  1. strontium
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sr in Medicine

Sr

  1. The symbol for the elementstrontium

sr in Science

Sr

strontium

[strŏnchē-əm, -tē-əm]
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