- seaman recruit.
- Ecclesiastical. Sister.
Origin of Sr.1
From the Latin word Soror
- Sons of the Revolution.
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Examples from the Web for sr
"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
I never was so disgruntled in all my born days, Mah'sr Harry.What Might Have Been Expected
Frank R. Stockton
Sr I receaued your courteous Letter and with all respects I now agayne salute you.Notes and Letters on the Natural History of Norfolk
My son has all the lore (they say), but then he (Sr F.) has all the money—la partie n'est pas gale!'Cornish Worthies, Volume 1 (of 2)
Walter H. Tregellas
- (after a name) senior
- Sister (religious)
- The symbol for the elementstrontium
- The symbol for strontium.
- A soft, silvery metallic element of the alkaline-earth group that occurs naturally only as a sulfate or carbonate. One of its isotopes is used in the radiometric dating of rocks. Because strontium salts burn with a red flame, they are used to make fireworks and signal flares. Atomic number 38; atomic weight 87.62; melting point 777°C; boiling point 1,382°C; specific gravity 2.54; valence 2. See Periodic Table.