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signpost
I. noun Date: 1620 1. a post (as at the fork of a road) with signs on it to direct travelers 2. guide, beacon 3. sign, indication II. transitive verb Date: 1895 to ...
Sigurd
noun Etymology: Old Norse Sigurthr Date: 1822 a hero in Norse mythology who slays the dragon Fafnir
Sigurdsson
biographical name Jón 1811-1879 Icelandic statesman & author
sika
noun Etymology: Japanese shika Date: 1859 a deer (Cervus nippon) of eastern Asia that has a chestnut to brownish coat often spotted with white and that has established ...
Sikang
geographical name former province S China capital Yaan
sike
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English sīc; akin to Old Norse sīk slow stream, Old English sicerian to trickle Date: before 12th century 1. dialect chiefly ...
Sikh
I. noun Etymology: Hindi & Urdu, literally, disciple Date: 1756 an adherent of a monotheistic religion of India founded about 1500 by Guru Nānak and marked by rejection of ...
Sikhism
noun see Sikh I
Sikhote-Alin'
geographical name mountain range SE Russia in Asia in Maritime Territory
Sikkim
geographical name former country SE Asia on S slope of the Himalayas between Nepal & Bhutan; since 1975 a state of India capital Gangtok area 2744 square miles (7107 square ...
Sikkimese
adjective or noun see Sikkim
Sikorski
biographical name Władysław 1881-1943 Polish general & statesman
Sikorsky
biographical name Igor Ivan 1889-1972 American (Russian-born) aeronautical engineer
Sikyon
geographical name see Sicyon
silage
noun Etymology: short for ensilage Date: 1884 fodder converted into succulent feed for livestock through processes of anaerobic acid fermentation (as in a silo)
silane
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary silicon + methane Date: 1916 any of various compounds of hydrogen and silicon that have the general formula SinH2n+2 and ...
Silastic
trademark — used for a soft pliable plastic
sild
noun (plural sild or silds) Etymology: Norwegian Date: 1921 a young herring other than a brisling that is canned as a sardine in Norway
sildenafil
noun Etymology: perhaps by alteration and recombination of letters from sulfonyl, phenyl, and pyrimidine Date: 1995 a drug used in the form of its citrate C22H30N6O4S to ...
silence
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin silentium, from silent-, silens Date: 13th century 1. forbearance from speech or noise ; muteness — often ...
silencer
noun Date: 1600 one that silences: as a. chiefly British the muffler of an internal combustion engine b. a silencing device for small arms
silent
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English sylent, from Latin silent-, silens, from present participle of silēre to be silent; akin to Gothic anasilan to cease, grow calm Date: ...
silent auction
noun Date: 1952 an auction in which sealed bids are submitted beforehand
silent butler
noun Date: 1937 a receptacle with hinged lid for collecting table crumbs and the contents of ashtrays
silent leges inter arma
foreign term Etymology: Latin the laws are silent in the midst of arms (i.e., in time of war)
silent partner
noun Date: 1828 1. a partner who is known to the public but has no voice in the conduct of a firm's business 2. secret partner
silent service
noun Date: circa 1929 1. navy — used with the 2. the submarine service — used with the
silent treatment
noun Date: 1947 an act of completely ignoring a person or thing by resort to silence especially as a means of expressing contempt or disapproval
silently
adverb see silent I
silentness
noun see silent I
silenus
noun (plural sileni) Usage: often capitalized Etymology: Latin, from Greek silēnos, from Silēnos foster father of Dionysus Date: 1542 a minor woodland deity and companion ...
Silesia
geographical name region E central Europe in valley of the upper Oder bordering on Sudety Mountains; formerly chiefly in Germany, now chiefly in E Czech Republic & SW Poland ...
Silesian
adjective or noun see Silesia
silex
noun Etymology: Latin silic-, silex hard stone, flint Date: circa 1592 silica or a siliceous material (as powdered tripoli) especially for use as a filler in paints or wood
silhouette
I. noun Etymology: French, from Étienne de Silhouette died 1767 French controller general of finances; perhaps from his ephemeral tenure Date: 1783 1. a likeness cut from ...
silhouettist
noun see silhouette II
silica
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Latin silic-, silex hard stone, flint Date: circa 1801 silicon dioxide SiO2 occurring in crystalline, amorphous, and impure forms (as in ...
silica gel
noun Date: 1919 colloidal silica resembling coarse white sand in appearance but possessing many fine pores and therefore extremely adsorbent
silicate
noun Etymology: silicic (acid) Date: 1811 a salt or ester derived from a silicic acid; especially any of numerous insoluble often complex metal salts that contain silicon ...
siliceous
also silicious adjective Etymology: Latin siliceus of flint, from silic-, silex hard stone, flint Date: circa 1656 of, relating to, or containing silica or a silicate
silicic
adjective Etymology: New Latin silica & New Latin silicium silicon (from silica) Date: 1817 of, relating to, or derived from silica or silicon
silicic acid
noun Date: 1817 any of various weakly acid substances obtained as gelatinous masses by treating silicates with acids
silicide
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary silicon + -ide Date: circa 1868 a binary compound of silicon with a more electropositive element or group
silicification
noun Date: 1830 the action or process of silicifying ; the state of being silicified
silicify
verb (-fied; -fying) Date: circa 1828 transitive verb to convert into or impregnate with silica intransitive verb to become silicified
silicious
adjective see siliceous
silicon
noun Etymology: New Latin silica + English -on (as in carbon) Date: 1817 a tetravalent nonmetallic element that occurs combined as the most abundant element next to oxygen ...
silicon carbide
noun Date: 1893 a very hard dark crystalline compound SiC of silicon and carbon that is used as an abrasive and as a refractory and in electric resistors
silicon nitride
noun Date: 1903 any of several compounds of silicon and nitrogen; specifically a compound Si3N4 that is a hard ceramic used in high-temperature applications and in composites
silicone
noun Etymology: silicon + -one Date: 1943 any of various polymeric organic silicon compounds obtained as oils, greases, or plastics and used especially for water-resistant ...
silicone rubber
noun Date: 1944 rubber made from silicone elastomers and noted for its retention of flexibility, resilience, and tensile strength over a wide temperature range
siliconized
adjective Date: 1949 treated or coated with a silicone
silicosis
noun Etymology: New Latin, from silica + -osis Date: 1881 pneumoconiosis characterized by massive fibrosis of the lungs resulting in shortness of breath and caused by ...
silicotic
adjective or noun see silicosis
silique
noun Etymology: French, from New Latin siliqua, from Latin, pod, husk Date: 1785 a narrow elongated 2-valved usually many-seeded capsule that is characteristic of the mustard ...
silk
I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English, from Old English seolc, sioluc, probably ultimately from Greek sērikos silken — more at sericeous Date: before ...
silk cotton
noun Date: 1697 the silky or cottony covering of seeds of various silk-cotton trees; especially kapok
silk gland
noun Date: 1870 a gland that produces a viscid fluid which is extruded in filaments and hardens into silk on exposure to air: as a. either of a pair of greatly enlarged ...
silk hat
noun Date: circa 1836 a hat with a tall cylindrical crown and a silk-plush finish worn by men as a dress hat
silk moth
noun Date: 1772 1. the common silkworm (Bombyx mori) 2. saturniid; especially one (as the cecropia moth) that produces a cocoon of silk
silk oak
noun Date: 1866 any of various Australian timber trees (especially genus Grevillea) of the protea family that have mottled wood used in cabinetmaking and veneering — called ...
Silk Road
noun Date: 1931 the ancient trade route that extended from China to the Mediterranean Sea
silk screen
noun Date: 1930 a stencil process in which coloring matter is forced onto the material to be printed through the meshes of a silk or organdy screen so prepared as to have ...
silk stocking
noun Date: 1836 1. an aristocratic or wealthy person 2. a fashionably dressed person 3. federalist 2
silk tree
noun Date: circa 1852 a leguminous Asian tree (Albizia julibrissin) naturalized especially in the southeastern United States and having pink flowers with long silky stamens ...
silk-cotton tree
noun Date: 1712 any of various tropical trees (family Bombacaceae, the silk-cotton family) with palmate leaves and large fruits with the seeds enveloped by silk cotton; ...
silk-screen
transitive verb see silk screen
silk-stocking
adjective Date: 1798 1. aristocratic, wealthy 2. fashionably dressed 3. of or relating to the American Federalist party
silken
adjective Date: before 12th century 1. made or consisting of silk 2. resembling silk: as a. soft, lustrous b. (1) agreeably smooth ; harmonious (2) suave, ...
silkily
adverb see silky
silkiness
noun see silky
silklike
adjective see silk I
silkweed
noun Date: 1784 milkweed
silkworm
noun Date: before 12th century a moth whose larva spins a large amount of strong silk in constructing its cocoon; especially an Asian moth (Bombyx mori of the family ...
silky
adjective (silkier; -est) Date: 1611 1. a. (1) silken 1 (2) silken 2 b. smooth or fluid in motion 2. having or covered with fine soft hairs, plumes, or ...
silky oak
noun see silk oak
silky terrier
noun Date: 1959 any of a breed of low-set toy terriers of Australian origin that have a flat silky glossy coat colored blue with tan on the head, chest, and legs — called ...
sill
noun Etymology: Middle English sille, from Old English syll; akin to Old High German swelli beam, threshold Date: before 12th century 1. a horizontal piece (as a timber) ...
sillabub
variant of syllabub
sillily
adverb see silly
sillimanite
noun Etymology: Benjamin Silliman died 1864 American geologist Date: circa 1830 a brown, grayish, or pale green mineral that consists of an aluminum silicate in orthorhombic ...
silliness
noun see silly
silly
adjective (sillier; -est) Etymology: Middle English sely, silly happy, innocent, pitiable, feeble, from Old English sǣlig, from sǣl happiness; akin to Old High German sālig ...
silly season
noun Date: 1861 1. a period (as late summer) when the mass media often focus on trivial or frivolous matters for lack of major news stories 2. a period marked by frivolous, ...
silo
noun (plural silos) Etymology: Spanish Date: 1881 1. a trench, pit, or especially a tall cylinder (as of wood or concrete) usually sealed to exclude air and used for making ...
Silone
biographical name Ignazio 1900-1978 pseudonym of Secondo Tranquilli Italian author
siloxane
noun Etymology: silicon + oxygen + methane Date: 1917 any of various compounds containing alternate silicon and oxygen atoms in either a linear or cyclic arrangement usually ...
silt
I. noun Etymology: Middle English cylte, probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Norwegian dialect sylt beach flooded at high tide; akin to Old High German sulza salt marsh, ...
siltation
noun see silt II
siltstone
noun Date: circa 1920 a rock composed chiefly of silt hardened by heat, pressure, or cementation
silty
adjective see silt I
Silures
noun Etymology: Latin Date: 1581 a people of ancient Britain described by Tacitus as occupying chiefly southern Wales
Silurian
adjective Etymology: Latin Silures Date: 1708 1. of or relating to the Silures or their place of habitation 2. of, relating to, or being a period of the Paleozoic era ...
silva
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, wood, forest Date: circa 1848 the forest trees of a region or country
Silva, da
biographical name Luis Inácio Lula 1946- president of Brazil (2003- )
silvan
variant of sylvan
silver
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English seolfor; akin to Old High German silbar silver, Lithuanian sidabras Date: before 12th century 1. a white ductile very ...
silver age
noun Date: 1565 a historical period of achievement secondary to that of a golden age
silver bell
noun Date: 1785 any of a genus (Halesia) of deciduous trees and shrubs of the storax family; especially one (H. carolina) of the southeastern United States cultivated for ...
silver bromide
noun Date: 1869 a compound AgBr that is extremely sensitive to light and is much used for photographic materials
silver bullet
noun Date: 1806 something that acts as a magical weapon; especially one that instantly solves a long-standing problem
silver certificate
noun Date: 1882 a certificate formerly issued against the deposit of silver coin as legal tender in the United States and its possessions
silver chloride
noun Date: 1869 a compound AgCl that is sensitive to light and is used especially for photographic materials
silver cord
noun Etymology: The Silver Cord (1926), play by Sidney Howard Date: 1942 the emotional tie between a mother and a child and especially a son
silver fir
noun Date: 1705 any of various firs (genus Abies) with leaves that are white or silvery white beneath; especially a valuable European timber tree (A. alba)
silver fox
noun Date: circa 1792 a genetically determined color phase of the common red fox in which the fur is black tipped with white
silver hake
noun Date: 1873 a common hake (Merluccius bilinearis) of the northern Atlantic coast of the United States that is an important food fish
silver iodide
noun Date: 1878 a compound AgI that darkens on exposure to light and is used in photography, rainmaking, and medicine
silver lining
noun Etymology: from the phrase “every cloud has a silver lining” Date: 1871 a consoling or hopeful prospect
silver maple
noun Date: 1765 1. a common maple (Acer saccharinum) of eastern North America with deeply cut 5-lobed leaves that are light green above and silvery white below 2. the hard ...
silver nitrate
noun Date: 1869 an irritant compound AgNO3 that in contact with organic matter turns black and is used as a chemical reagent, in photography, and in medicine especially as an ...
silver paper
noun Date: 1846 tin foil
silver perch
noun Date: 1820 any of various somewhat silvery fishes that resemble perch: as a. a drum (Bairdiella chrysoura) that occurs especially along the more southern Atlantic ...
silver plate
noun Date: 1610 1. domestic flatware and hollowware of silver or of a silver-plated base metal 2. a plating of silver
silver protein
noun Date: 1928 any of several colloidal light-sensitive preparations of silver and protein used in aqueous solution on mucous membranes as antiseptics
silver salmon
noun Date: 1878 coho
silver screen
noun Date: 1918 1. a motion-picture screen 2. motion pictures
silver spoon
noun Etymology: from the phrase “born with a silver spoon in one's mouth” (born wealthy) Date: 1801 wealth; especially inherited wealth
silver standard
noun Date: 1719 a monetary standard under which the currency unit is defined by a stated quantity of silver
Silver Star
noun Date: 1932 a United States military decoration awarded for gallantry in action — called also Silver Star Medal
Silver Star Medal
noun see Silver Star
silver-tongued
adjective Date: 1592 marked by convincing and eloquent expression
silverback
noun Date: 1963 an older adult usually dominant male gorilla having gray or whitish hair on the back
silverberry
noun Date: 1856 a North American shrub (Elaeagnus commutata) of the oleaster family with silvery deciduous foliage
silverer
noun see silver III
silverfish
noun Date: 1703 1. any of various silvery fishes (as a tarpon or silverside) 2. any of various small wingless insects (order Thysanura); especially one (Lepisma ...
silveriness
noun see silvery
silverly
adverb Date: 1597 with silvery appearance or sound
silvern
adjective Date: before 12th century 1. made of silver 2. resembling or characteristic of silver ; silvery
silverpoint
noun Date: 1882 a drawing technique utilizing a pencil of silver usually on specially prepared paper or parchment
silverside
noun Date: 1820 any of various small chiefly marine bony fishes (family Atherinidae) with a silvery stripe along each side of the body
silversides
noun plural but singular or plural in construction Date: 1851 silverside
silversmith
noun Date: before 12th century an artisan who makes articles of silverware • silversmithing noun
silversmithing
noun see silversmith
silversword
noun Date: 1856 a long-lived composite plant (Argyroxiphium sandwicense) of Maui and Hawaii that has a rosette of lanceolate leaves covered with silvery hairs and that dies ...
silverware
noun Date: 1848 1. silver plate 1 2. flatware
silverweed
noun Date: 1578 any of several cinquefoils with leaves silvery or white-tomentose beneath; especially one (Potentilla anserina) with silky hairs over the entire plant
silvery
adjective Date: 14th century 1. having the luster of silver 2. having a soft high clear musical tone 3. containing or consisting of silver • silveriness noun
silvex
noun Etymology: probably from Latin silva wood + English ex terminator Date: 1961 a toxic selective herbicide C9H7Cl3O3 formerly used in controlling woody plants
silvicultural
adjective see silviculture
silviculturally
adverb see silviculture
silviculture
noun Etymology: French, from Latin silva + cultura culture Date: 1880 a branch of forestry dealing with the development and care of forests • silvicultural adjective • ...
silviculturist
noun see silviculture
sim
abbreviation simulation; simulator
simazine
noun Etymology: sim- (probably alteration of sym- symmetrical, prefix used in names of organic compounds) + triazine Date: 1956 a selective herbicide C7H12N5Cl used to ...
Simbirsk
or 1924-91 Ulyanovsk geographical name city SE central Russia in Europe on the Volga population 656,000
Simchas Torah
noun Etymology: Hebrew śimḥath tōrāh rejoicing of the Torah Date: circa 1878 a Jewish holiday observed on the 23d of Tishri in celebration of the completion of the ...
Simcoe, Lake
geographical name lake E Canada in SE Ontario SE of Georgian Bay area 280 square miles (728 square kilometers)
Simenon
biographical name Georges (-Joseph-Christian) 1903-1989 French (Belgian-born) writer
Simeon
noun Etymology: Late Latin, from Greek Symeōn, from Hebrew Shim‘ōn Date: before 12th century 1. a son of Jacob and the traditional eponymous ancestor of one of the tribes ...
Simeon Stylites
biographical name Saint circa 390-459 Syrian ascetic & pillar dweller
Simferopol
geographical name city S Ukraine population 353,000
Simi Valley
geographical name city SW California W of Los Angeles population 111,351
simian
I. adjective Etymology: Latin simia ape, from simus snub-nosed, from Greek simos Date: 1607 of, relating to, or resembling monkeys or apes II. noun Date: 1880 monkey, ape; ...
simian immunodeficiency virus
noun Date: 1986 SIV
similar
adjective Etymology: French similaire, from Latin similis like, similar — more at same Date: 1611 1. having characteristics in common ; strictly comparable 2. alike in ...
similarity
noun (plural -ties) Date: 1664 1. the quality or state of being similar ; resemblance 2. a comparable aspect ; correspondence Synonyms: see likeness
similarly
adverb see similar
simile
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin, comparison, from neuter of similis Date: 14th century a figure of speech comparing two unlike things that is often introduced by ...
similia similibus curantur
foreign term Etymology: Latin like is cured by like
similis simili gaudet
foreign term Etymology: Latin like takes pleasure in like
similitude
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, allegory, analogy, from Latin similitudo resemblance, from similis Date: 14th century 1. a. counterpart, double b. a ...
Simla
geographical name city N India N of Delhi capital of Himachal Pradesh & former summer capital of India population 81,463
SIMM
abbreviation single in-line memory module
Simmental
also Simmenthal noun Etymology: Simmental, valley of the Simme River in Switzerland Date: 1906 any of a breed of large usually buff or dull red and white cattle of Swiss ...
Simmenthal
noun see Simmental
simmer
I. verb (simmered; simmering) Etymology: alteration of English dialect simper, from Middle English simperen, of imitative origin Date: 1653 intransitive verb 1. to stew ...
simmer down
intransitive verb Date: 1871 1. to become calm or peaceful 2. to become reduced by or as if by simmering
simnel
noun Etymology: Middle English simenel, from Anglo-French, ultimately from Latin simila wheat flour Date: 13th century 1. a bun or bread of fine wheat flour 2. British a ...
simoleon
noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1896 slang dollar
Simon
I. noun Etymology: Greek Simōn, from Hebrew Shim‘ōn Date: before 12th century 1. peter — called also Simon Peter 2. one of the twelve disciples of Jesus — called ...
Simon Legree
noun Date: 1853 a slave owner who has Tom flogged to death in Harriet B. Stowe's novel Uncle Tom's Cabin
Simon Magus
noun Date: circa 1548 a Samaritan sorcerer converted by the apostle Philip and severely rebuked by Peter for offering money for the gifts of the Holy Spirit
Simon Peter
noun see Simon I
Simon the Cyrenian
noun see Simon I
Simon the Zealot
noun see Simon I
simon-pure
adjective Etymology: from the real Simon Pure, alluding to a character impersonated by another in the play A Bold Stroke for a Wife (1718) by Susannah Centlivre Date: 1840 of ...
simoniac
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin simoniacus, from Late Latin simonia simony Date: 14th century one who practices simony • simoniac or simoniacal ...
simoniacal
adjective see simoniac
simoniacally
adverb see simoniac
Simonides
biographical name of Ceos circa 556-circa 468? B.C. Greek poet
simonize
transitive verb (-nized; -nizing) Etymology: from Simoniz, a trademark Date: 1934 to polish with or as if with wax
Simonstown
geographical name town & port SW Republic of South Africa in Western Cape province on False Bay S of Cape Town
simony
noun Etymology: Middle English symonie, from Anglo-French simonie, from Late Latin simonia, from Simon Magus, Samaritan sorcerer in Acts 8: 9-24 Date: 13th century the ...
simoom
or simoon noun Etymology: Arabic samūm Date: 1790 a hot dry violent dust-laden wind from Asian and African deserts
simoon
noun see simoom
simp
noun Date: 1903 simpleton
simpatico
adjective Etymology: Italian simpatico & Spanish simpático, ultimately from Latin sympathia sympathy Date: 1864 1. agreeable, likable 2. being on the same wavelength ; ...
simper
I. verb (simpered; simpering) Etymology: akin to Middle Dutch zimperlijc elegant, Danish dialect simper affected, coy Date: circa 1563 intransitive verb to smile in a silly ...
simperer
noun see simper I
simple
I. adjective (simpler; simplest) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin simplus, alteration of Latin simplic-, simplex single, having one ingredient, ...
simple closed curve
noun Date: 1919 a closed plane curve (as a circle or an ellipse) that does not intersect itself — called also Jordan curve
simple equation
noun Date: 1758 a linear equation
simple fraction
noun Date: circa 1728 a fraction having whole numbers for the numerator and denominator — compare complex fraction
simple fracture
noun Date: 1597 a bone fracture that does not form an open wound in the skin — compare compound fracture
simple interest
noun Date: 1798 interest paid or computed on the original principal only of a loan or on the amount of an account
simple machine
noun Date: circa 1704 any of various elementary mechanisms formerly considered as the elements of which all machines are composed and including the lever, the wheel and axle, ...
simple protein
noun Date: 1908 a protein (as a globulin) that yields amino acids as the chief or only products of complete hydrolysis — compare conjugated protein
simple sugar
noun Date: 1942 monosaccharide
simple vow
noun Date: 1621 a public vow taken by a religious in the Roman Catholic Church under which retention of property by the individual is permitted and marriage though illicit is ...
simpleminded
adjective Date: 1601 devoid of subtlety ; unsophisticated; also foolish • simplemindedly adverb • simplemindedness noun
simplemindedly
adverb see simpleminded
simplemindedness
noun see simpleminded
simpleness
noun see simple I
simpleton
noun Etymology: 1simple + -ton (as in surnames such as Washington) Date: circa 1630 a person lacking in common sense
simplex
I. adjective Etymology: Latin simplic-, simplex — more at simple Date: 1594 1. simple, single 2. allowing telecommunication in only one direction at a time II. ...
simplicial
adjective Date: 1926 of or relating to simplexes • simplicially adverb
simplicially
adverb see simplicial
simplicity
noun (plural -ties) Etymology: Middle English simplicite, from Anglo-French simplicité, from Latin simplicitat-, simplicitas, from simplic-, simplex Date: 14th century 1. ...
simplification
noun see simplify
simplifier
noun see simplify
simplify
transitive verb (-fied; -fying) Etymology: French simplifier, from Medieval Latin simplificare, from simplus simple Date: 1759 to make simple or simpler: as a. to reduce ...
simplism
noun Date: 1849 the act or an instance of oversimplifying; especially the reduction of a problem to a false simplicity by ignoring complicating factors
simpliste
foreign term Etymology: French simplistic ; overly simple or naive
simplistic
adjective Date: circa 1881 1. simple 2. of, relating to, or characterized by simplism ; oversimple • simplistically adverb
simplistically
adverb see simplistic
Simplon Pass
geographical name mountain pass 6590 feet (2009 meters) in Lepontine Alps between Switzerland & Italy in Valais & Piedmont
Simplon Tunnel
geographical name tunnel about 12 miles (19 kilometers) long through Monte Leone (tallest mountain in Lepontine Alps) near Simplon Pass
simply
adverb Date: 14th century 1. a. without ambiguity ; clearly b. without embellishment ; plainly c. directly, candidly 2. a. solely, merely b. really, ...
simply connected
adjective Date: 1893 being or characterized by a surface that is divided into two separate parts by every closed curve it contains
simply ordered
adjective Date: circa 1909 having any two elements connected by a relationship that is reflexive, antisymmetric, and transitive
Simpson's rule
noun Etymology: Thomas Simpson died 1761 English mathematician Date: circa 1875 a method for approximating the area under a curve over a given interval that involves ...
Sims
biographical name William Sowden 1858-1936 American admiral
Simsbury
geographical name town N Connecticut population 23,234
simulacre
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin simulacrum Date: 14th century archaic simulacrum
simulacrum
noun (plural simulacra; also -crums) Etymology: Middle English, from Latin, from simulare Date: 15th century 1. image, representation 2. an insubstantial form or ...
simular
I. noun Etymology: irregular from Latin simulare to simulate Date: 1526 archaic one that simulates ; dissembler II. adjective Date: circa 1610 archaic counterfeit, ...
simulate
transitive verb (-lated; -lating) Etymology: Latin simulatus, past participle of simulare to copy, represent, feign, from similis like — more at same Date: 1652 1. to give ...
simulated
adjective Date: 1622 made to look genuine ; fake
simulation
noun Etymology: Middle English simulacion, from Anglo-French, from Latin simulation-, simulatio, from simulare Date: 14th century 1. the act or process of simulating 2. a ...
simulative
adjective see simulate
simulator
noun Date: 1835 one that simulates; especially a device that enables the operator to reproduce or represent under test conditions phenomena likely to occur in actual ...
simulcast
verb Etymology: simultaneous broadcast Date: 1948 intransitive verb to broadcast simultaneously (as by radio and television) transitive verb to broadcast (a program) by ...
simultaneity
noun see simultaneous
simultaneous
adjective Etymology: Latin simul at the same time + English -taneous (as in instantaneous) — more at same Date: circa 1660 1. existing or occurring at the same time ; ...
simultaneously
adverb see simultaneous
simultaneousness
noun see simultaneous
simvastatin
noun Etymology: sim- (probably alteration of synthetic) + lovastatin Date: 1987 a semisynthetic drug C25H38O5 that decreases the level of cholesterol in the bloodstream and ...
sin
I. noun Etymology: Middle English sinne, from Old English synn; akin to Old High German sunta sin and probably to Latin sont-, sons guilty, est is — more at is Date: before ...
sin tax
noun Date: 1964 a tax on substances or activities considered sinful or harmful (as tobacco, alcohol, or gambling)
Sinai
geographical name peninsula extension of continent of Asia NE Egypt between Red Sea & the Mediterranean • Sinaitic adjective
Sinai, Mount
geographical name — see horeb (Mount)
Sinaitic
adjective see Sinai
Sinaloa
geographical name state W Mexico bordering on Gulf of California capital Culiacán area 22,429 square miles (58,091 square kilometers), population 2,204,054
Sinatra
biographical name Frank 1915-1998 Francis Albert Sinatra American singer & actor
Sinbad
or Sindbad noun Date: 1789 a citizen of Baghdad whose adventures at sea are told in the Arabian Nights' Entertainments
since
I. adverb Etymology: Middle English sins, contraction of sithens, from sithen, from Old English siththan, from sīth tham after that, from sīth after, late + tham, dative of ...
sincere
adjective (sincerer; sincerest) Etymology: Middle French, from Latin sincerus whole, pure, genuine, probably from sem- one + -cerus (akin to Latin crescere to grow) — more at ...
sincerely
adverb see sincere
sincereness
noun see sincere
sincerity
noun Date: 15th century the quality or state of being sincere ; honesty of mind ; freedom from hypocrisy
sincipital
adjective Date: 1653 of or relating to the sinciput
sinciput
noun (plural sinciputs or sincipita) Etymology: Latin sincipit-, sinciput, from semi- + caput head — more at head Date: 1578 1. forehead 2. the upper half of the skull
Sinclair
biographical name Upton Beall 1878-1968 American writer & politician
Sind
or Sindh geographical name province S Pakistan in lower Indus valley capital Karachi
Sindbad
noun see Sinbad
Sindh
geographical name see Sind
Sindhi
noun (plural Sindhi or Sindhis) Etymology: Hindi & Urdu sindhī, from Sindh Sind Date: 1815 1. a member of a mostly Muslim people of Sind 2. the Indo-Aryan language of the ...
sine
noun Etymology: Medieval Latin sinus, from Latin, curve Date: 1593 1. the trigonometric function that for an acute angle is the ratio between the leg opposite the angle when ...
sine curve
noun Date: 1893 the graph in rectangular coordinates of the equation y=a sin bx where a and b are constants
sine die
adverb Etymology: Latin, without day Date: 1607 without any future date being designated (as for resumption) ; indefinitely
sine qua non
noun (plural sine qua nons; also sine quibus non) Etymology: Late Latin, without which not Date: 1602 something absolutely indispensable or essential
sine wave
noun Date: 1893 a waveform that represents periodic oscillations in which the amplitude of displacement at each point is proportional to the sine of the phase angle of the ...
sinecure
noun Etymology: Medieval Latin sine cura without cure (of souls) Date: 1662 1. archaic an ecclesiastical benefice without cure of souls 2. an office or position that ...
sinew
I. noun Etymology: Middle English sinewe, from Old English seono; akin to Old High German senawa sinew, Sanskrit syati he binds Date: before 12th century 1. tendon; ...

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