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 for s
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: 1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the
           Systeme International d'Unites [syn: second, sec, s]
      2: an abundant tasteless odorless multivalent nonmetallic
         element; best known in yellow crystals; occurs in many
         sulphide and sulphate minerals and even in native form
         (especially in volcanic regions) [syn: sulfur, S,
         sulphur, atomic number 16]
      3: the cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees [syn:
         south, due south, southward, S]
      4: a unit of conductance equal to the reciprocal of an ohm [syn:
         mho, siemens, reciprocal ohm, S]
      5: the 19th letter of the Roman alphabet [syn: S, s]
      6: (thermodynamics) a thermodynamic quantity representing the
         amount of energy in a system that is no longer available for
         doing mechanical work; "entropy increases as matter and
         energy in the universe degrade to an ultimate state of inert
         uniformity" [syn: randomness, entropy, S]

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