- (in prescriptions) a half.
Origin of ss
- the 19th letter of the English alphabet, a consonant.
- any spoken sound represented by the letter S or s, as in saw, sense, or goose.
- something having the shape of an S.
- a written or printed representation of the letter S or s.
- a device, as a printer's type, for reproducing the letter S or s.
- to wit; namely (used especially on legal documents, as an affidavit, pleading, etc., to verify the place of action).
Origin of ss.1
- Baseball. shortstop.
Origin of SS.1
- (in prescriptions) in the strict sense.
Origin of S.S.1
- same size.
Related Words for sspink, prime, constitution, form, fettle, energy, healthiness, euphoria, haleness, fitness, complexion, bloom, hardihood, healthfulness, robustness, s, hardiness, salubrity, eupepsia
Examples from the Web for ss
Contemporary Examples of ss
There, he first picked up needle and thread to mend the shirt of an SS guard who had just beaten him.From Auschwitz to the White House: One Tailor’s American Tale
December 5, 2014
In one of the last desperate acts of World War II, the SS dumped crates full of counterfeit money into nearby Lake Toplitz.On the Trail of Nazi Counterfeiters
Dr. Kevin C. Ruffner
September 20, 2014
His shirt was torn, one of his worn sneakers was more like a rubber-soled barge—the SS Nike.Uncovering the Secrets of St. Kitts
Debra A. Klein
June 21, 2014
Dugin has expressed his admiration for the practices of the SS.Alexander Dugin: The Crazy Ideologue of the New Russian Empire
April 2, 2014
The SS, German gendarmerie, and Gestapo were all stationed in its vicinity.The Week in Death: Irving Milchberg, the Teenage Gunrunner of the Warsaw Ghetto
March 1, 2014
Historical Examples of ss
The knight wears the collar of SS, and his arms are on his surcoat.Yorkshire Painted And Described
There was, however, one striking difference between them; SS.
This agrees with the fact that Procopius95 records the foundation of SS.
Probably at this time arose the custom of placing the churches of SS.
In pronoun Tous, the is never silent and always pronounced like ç or ss.The Aural System
- a paramilitary organization within the Nazi party that provided Hitler's bodyguard, security forces including the Gestapo, concentration camp guards, and a corp of combat troops (the Waffen-SS) in World War II
- Sunday school
Word Origin for SS
- Abbreviation of second (of time), second (of an arc)
- The symbol for strangeness.
- The symbol for sulfur.
An elite corps of combat troops (SS is short for Schutzstaffel, which is German for “protective shield”) formed originally within the German Nazi party as a bodyguard for Adolf Hitler and other Nazi leaders and led by Heinrich Himmler. During the 1930s, Hitler steadily expanded the responsibilities of the SS to include the suppression of his political opponents within Germany and the persecution of the Jews (see also Jews). The SS supervised the concentration camps.