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sinewy
adjective Date: 14th century 1. full of sinews: as a. tough, stringy b. strong 2. marked by the strength of sinews
sinfonia
noun (plural sinfonie) Etymology: Italian, from Latin symphonia symphony Date: 1773 1. an orchestral prelude to a vocal work (as an opera) especially in the 18th century ; ...
sinfonia concertante
noun Etymology: Italian, literally, symphony in concerto style Date: circa 1903 a concerto for more than one solo instrument
sinfonietta
noun Etymology: Italian, diminutive of sinfonia Date: circa 1907 1. a symphony of less than standard length or for fewer instruments 2. a small symphony orchestra; ...
sinful
adjective Date: before 12th century 1. tainted with, marked by, or full of sin ; wicked 2. such as to make one feel guilty • sinfully adverb • sinfulness noun
sinfully
adverb see sinful
sinfulness
noun see sinful
sing
I. verb (sang or sung; sung; singing) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English singan; akin to Old High German singan to sing, Greek omphē voice Date: before 12th century ...
sing-along
noun Date: 1959 songfest; also a song appropriate for a sing-along
singable
adjective see sing I
Singapore
geographical name 1. island Malay Archipelago in South China Sea off S end of Malay Peninsula; formerly a British crown colony, from 1963 to 1965 a state of Malaysia ...
Singapore Strait
geographical name channel SE Asia between Singapore Island & Riau Archipelago connecting Strait of Malacca & South China Sea
Singaporean
adjective or noun see Singapore
singe
I. transitive verb (singed; singeing) Etymology: Middle English sengen, from Old English sæncgan, sengan; akin to Old High German bisengan to singe, Old Church Slavic ...
Singer
I. biographical name Isaac Bashevis 1904-1991 American (Polish-born) author II. biographical name Isaac Merrit 1811-1875 American inventor
singer
I. noun Date: 14th century one that sings II. noun Date: circa 1875 one that singes
Singh
biographical name Vishwanath Pratap 1931- prime minister of India (1989-90)
Singhalese
I. noun see Sinhalese II. adjective see Sinhalese
singing game
noun Date: 1865 a children's game in which the players accompany their actions with the singing of a narrative song
single
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English sengle, from Anglo-French, from Latin singulus one only; akin to Latin sem- one — more at same Date: 14th century 1. a. not ...
single bond
noun Date: 1903 a chemical bond in which one pair of electrons is shared by two atoms in a molecule especially when the atoms can share more than one pair of electrons — ...
single combat
noun Date: 1585 combat between two persons
single cross
noun Date: 1940 a first-generation hybrid between two selected and usually inbred lines — compare double cross 2
single entry
noun Date: 1825 a method of bookkeeping that recognizes only one side of a business transaction and usually consists only of a record of cash and personal accounts with ...
single file
noun Date: 1609 a row of persons, animals, or things arranged one behind the other • single file adverb
single knot
noun Date: 1825 overhand knot
single malt
noun Date: 1968 whiskey that is made at one distillery and is not blended with other whiskeys
single tax
noun Date: 1795 a tax to be levied on a single item (as real estate) as the sole source of public revenue
single wing
noun Date: 1945 an offensive football formation in which one back plays as a flanker and two backs line up four or five yards behind the line in position to receive a direct ...
single-action
adjective Date: 1900 of a revolver that can be cocked only by manually retracting the hammer
single-blind
adjective Date: 1963 of, relating to, or being an experimental procedure in which the experimenters but not the subjects know the makeup of the test and control groups during ...
single-breasted
adjective Date: 1775 having a center closing with one row of buttons and no lap
single-foot
I. noun (plural single-foots) Date: 1867 rack VII,b II. intransitive verb Date: 1890 of a horse to go at a rack • single-footer noun
single-footer
noun see single-foot II
single-handed
I. adjective Date: 1585 1. managed or done by one person or with one on a side 2. working alone or unassisted by others • single-handedly adverb II. adverb Date: 1719 ...
single-handedly
adverb see single-handed I
single-hander
noun Date: 1946 a person who sails single-handed
single-hearted
adjective Date: 1577 characterized by sincerity and unity of purpose or dedication • single-heartedly adverb • single-heartedness noun
single-heartedly
adverb see single-hearted
single-heartedness
noun see single-hearted
single-lens reflex
noun Date: 1940 a camera having a single lens that forms an image which is reflected to the viewfinder or recorded on film
single-minded
adjective Date: 1836 having one driving purpose or resolve ; determined, dedicated • single-mindedly adverb • single-mindedness noun
single-mindedly
adverb see single-minded
single-mindedness
noun see single-minded
single-payer
adjective Date: 1987 of, relating to, or being a system in which health-care providers are paid for their services by the government rather than by private insurers
single-phase
adjective Date: 1895 of or relating to a circuit energized by a single alternating electromotive force
single-space
transitive verb Date: 1928 to type or print with no blank lines between lines of text
single-track
adjective Date: 1849 1. having only one track 2. lacking intellectual range, receptiveness, or flexibility ; one-track
single-valued
adjective Date: 1879 having one and only one value of the range associated with each value of the domain — compare multiple-valued
singleness
noun Date: 1560 the quality or state of being single
singlestick
noun Date: 1749 fighting or fencing with a wooden stick or sword held in one hand; also the weapon used
singlet
noun Date: circa 1746 1. [from its having only one thickness of cloth] chiefly British an athletic jersey; also undershirt 2. an atom or molecule that has no net ...
singleton
noun Etymology: French, from English single Date: 1876 1. a card that is the only one of its suit originally dealt to a player 2. a. an individual member or thing ...
singletree
noun Date: circa 1841 whiffletree
singly
adverb Date: 14th century 1. without the company of others ; individually 2. single-handed
singsong
I. noun Date: 1609 1. verse with marked and regular rhythm and rhyme 2. a voice delivery marked by a narrow range or monotonous pattern of pitch 3. British songfest • ...
singsongy
adjective see singsong I
singspiel
noun Etymology: German, from singen to sing + Spiel play Date: 1876 a musical work popular in Germany especially in the latter part of the 18th century characterized by ...
singular
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English singuler, from Anglo-French, from Latin singularis, from singulus only one — more at single Date: 14th century 1. a. of or ...
singular point
noun Date: circa 1856 singularity 3
singularity
noun (plural -ties) Date: 14th century 1. something that is singular: as a. a separate unit b. unusual or distinctive manner or behavior ; peculiarity 2. the quality ...
singularize
transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1589 to make singular
singularly
adverb see singular I
Sinhala
noun Etymology: Sanskrit Siṁhala Sri Lanka Date: circa 1954 Sinhalese 2
Sinhalese
or Singhalese noun (plural Sinhalese or Singhalese) Date: 1598 1. a member of a people that inhabit Sri Lanka and form a major part of its population 2. the Indo-Aryan ...
sinicize
transitive verb (-cized; -cizing) Usage: often capitalized Etymology: Medieval Latin sinicus Chinese, from Late Latin Sinae, plural, Chinese — more at Sino- Date: 1889 to ...
Sining
geographical name — see Xining
sinister
adjective Etymology: Middle English sinistre, from Anglo-French senestre on the left, from Latin sinistr-, sinister on the left side, unlucky, inauspicious Date: 15th century ...
sinisterly
adverb see sinister
sinisterness
noun see sinister
sinistral
adjective Date: 1803 of, relating to, or inclined to the left: as a. left-handed b. of a gastropod shell having the whorls coiling counterclockwise down the spire when ...
sinistrous
adjective Date: circa 1575 archaic sinister
Sinitic
adjective Etymology: Late Latin Sinae, plural, Chinese + English -itic (as in Semitic) — more at Sino- Date: circa 1895 of or relating to the Chinese, their language, or ...
sink
I. verb (sank or sunk; sunk; sinking) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English sincan; akin to Old High German sinkan to sink Date: before 12th century intransitive verb ...
sink one's teeth into
phrasal 1. to bite into 2. to eagerly devote one's attention to
sinkable
adjective see sink I
sinkage
noun Date: 1847 1. depression, indentation 2. the process or degree of sinking 3. the distance from the top line of a full page to the first line of lowered matter
sinker
noun Date: 1632 1. one that sinks; specifically a weight for sinking a fishing line, seine, or sounding line 2. doughnut 3. a fastball that sinks as it reaches the plate ...
sinker ball
noun see sinker
sinkhole
noun Date: 15th century 1. a hollow place or depression in which drainage collects 2. a hollow in a limestone region that communicates with a cavern or passage 3. sink 2 ...
Sinkiang
geographical name see Xinjiang Uygur
Sinkiang Uighur
geographical name — see Xinjiang Uygur
sinking fund
noun Date: 1724 a fund set up and accumulated by usually regular deposits for paying off the principal of a debt when it falls due
sinless
adjective Date: before 12th century free from sin ; impeccable • sinlessly adverb • sinlessness noun
sinlessly
adverb see sinless
sinlessness
noun see sinless
sinner
noun Date: 14th century 1. one that sins 2. reprobate, scamp
Sino-
combining form Etymology: French, from Late Latin Sinae, plural, Chinese, from Greek Sinai, probably of Indo-Aryan origin; akin to Sanskrit Cīnā, plural, Chinese 1. Chinese ...
Sino-Tibetan
noun Date: 1920 a language family comprising Tibeto-Burman and Chinese
sinoatrial
adjective Etymology: New Latin sinus + atrium Date: 1913 of, involving, or being the sinus node
sinoatrial node
noun Date: 1913 sinus node
sinological
adjective see sinology
sinologist
noun see sinology
sinologue
noun Usage: often capitalized Etymology: French, from sino- + -logue Date: 1848 a specialist in sinology
sinology
noun Usage: often capitalized Etymology: probably from French sinologie, from sino- + -logie -logy Date: circa 1882 the study of the Chinese and especially their language, ...
Sinop
or ancient Sinope geographical name town & port N Turkey on peninsula in Black Sea NW of Ankara population 25,631
Sinope
geographical name see Sinop
sinopia
noun (plural -pias or sinopie) Etymology: Italian, from Latin sinopis, from Greek sinōpis, from Sinōpē Sinop, ancient seaport in Asia Minor Date: 1844 1. a red to ...
sinsemilla
noun Etymology: American Spanish, from sin without + semilla seed Date: 1975 highly potent marijuana from female plants that are specially tended and kept seedless by ...
Sinsiang
geographical name — see Xinxiang
sinsyne
adverb Etymology: Middle English (Scots) sensyne, from sen since (contraction of Middle English sithen) + syne since — more at since, syne Date: 14th century chiefly ...
Sint Maarten
geographical name — see Saint Martin
Sint-Gillis
geographical name — see Saint-Gilles
sinter
verb Etymology: German Sinter slag, cinder, from Old High German sintar — more at cinder Date: 1871 transitive verb to cause to become a coherent mass by heating without ...
sinterability
noun see sinter
Sintra
or Cintra geographical name city W Portugal NW of Lisbon population 262,447
sinuate
adjective Etymology: Latin sinuatus, past participle of sinuare to bend, from sinus curve Date: 1688 having the margin wavy with strong indentations
Sinuiju
geographical name city W North Korea on the Yalu opposite Dandong, China population 289,000
sinuosity
noun (plural -ties) Date: 1598 1. the quality or state of being sinuous 2. something that is sinuous
sinuous
adjective Etymology: Latin sinuosus, from sinus Date: 1578 1. a. of a serpentine or wavy form ; winding b. marked by strong lithe movements 2. intricate, complex ...
sinuously
adverb see sinuous
sinuousness
noun see sinuous
sinus
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin, from Latin, curve, fold, hollow Date: 15th century cavity, hollow: as a. a narrow elongated tract extending from a ...
sinus node
noun Date: 1937 a small mass of tissue that is embedded in the musculature of the right atrium of higher vertebrates and that originates the impulses stimulating the heartbeat
sinus rhythm
noun Date: 1911 the rhythm of the heart produced by impulses from the sinus node
sinus venosus
noun Etymology: New Latin, venous sinus Date: circa 1839 an enlarged pouch that adjoins the heart, is formed by the union of the large systemic veins, and is the passage ...
sinusitis
noun Date: 1896 inflammation of a sinus of the skull
sinusoid
noun Etymology: Medieval Latin sinus sine Date: 1823 1. sine curve, sine wave 2. [New Latin sinus] a minute endothelium-lined space or passage for blood in the tissues of ...
sinusoidal
adjective Date: 1878 of, relating to, shaped like, or varying according to a sine curve or sine wave • sinusoidally adverb
sinusoidal projection
noun Date: 1944 an equal-area map projection capable of showing the entire surface of the earth with all parallels as straight lines evenly spaced, the central meridian as ...
sinusoidally
adverb see sinusoidal
Sion
I. variant of Zion II. geographical name 1. (or German Sitten) commune SW central Switzerland capital of Valais population 25,350 2. — see Zion 2
Siouan
noun Date: 1885 1. an American Indian language family of central and southeastern North America 2. a member of any of the peoples speaking Siouan languages
Sioux
noun (plural Sioux) Etymology: American French, short for Nadouessioux, from Ojibwa na•towe•ssiw- Date: 1762 1. Dakota 2. Siouan
Sioux City
geographical name city NW Iowa on Missouri River population 85,013
Sioux Falls
geographical name city SE South Dakota on the Big Sioux population 123,975
sip
I. verb (sipped; sipping) Etymology: Middle English sippen; akin to Low German sippen to sip Date: 14th century intransitive verb to take a sip of something especially ...
siphon
I. noun also syphon Etymology: French siphon, from Latin siphon-, sipho tube, pipe, siphon, from Greek siphōn Date: 1659 1. a. a tube bent to form two legs of unequal ...
siphonophore
noun Etymology: ultimately from Greek siphōn + pherein to carry — more at bear Date: circa 1842 any of an order (Siphonophora) of compound free-swimming or floating ...
Sippar
geographical name ancient city of Babylonia on the Euphrates SSW of modern Baghdad
sipper
noun see sip I
sippet
noun Etymology: alteration of sop Date: 1530 chiefly British a small bit of toast or fried bread especially for garnishing
Siqueiros
biographical name David Alfaro 1896-1974 Mexican painter
sir
noun Etymology: Middle English, from sire Date: 13th century 1. a. a man entitled to be addressed as sir — used as a title before the given name of a knight or baronet ...
Sir Roger de Coverley
noun Etymology: alteration of roger of coverley, probably from Roger, male given name + of + Coverley, a fictitious place name Date: 1804 an English country-dance that ...
sir-reverence
noun Etymology: probably alteration of save-reverence, translation of Medieval Latin salva reverentia with all respect, literally, saving (your) reverence Date: 1575 1. ...
Sirach
noun Etymology: Greek Seirach Date: 1976 a didactic book of the Roman Catholic canon of the Old Testament — see bible table
Siracusa
geographical name — see Syracuse 2
Sirāj-ud-Dawlah
biographical name circa 1732-1757 nabob of Bengal (1756-57)
sirdar
or sardar noun Etymology: Hindi & Urdu sardār, from Persian Date: 1595 1. a. a person of high rank (as a hereditary noble) especially in India b. the commander of the ...
sire
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, lord, feudal superior, from Vulgar Latin *seior, alteration of Latin senior older — more at senior Date: 13th century ...
siree
noun see sirree
siren
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French & Latin; Middle French sereine, from Late Latin sirena, from Latin siren, from Greek seirēn Date: 14th century 1. often ...
siren song
noun Date: 1568 an alluring utterance or appeal; especially one that is seductive or deceptive
sirenian
noun Etymology: New Latin Sirenia, from Latin siren Date: 1883 any of an order (Sirenia) of aquatic herbivorous mammals (as a manatee, dugong, or Steller's sea cow) that have ...
Siret
geographical name river 280 miles (450 kilometers) E Romania flowing from the Carpathians SE into the Danube
Sirius
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin, from Greek Seirios Date: 14th century a star of the constellation Canis Major that is the brightest star in the heavens — called ...
sirloin
noun Etymology: alteration of earlier surloin, modification of Middle French surlonge, from sur over (from Latin super) + loigne, longe loin — more at over, loin Date: 1554 ...
Sirmilik National Park
geographical name reservation N Canada in N Baffin Island
sirocco
also scirocco noun (plural -cos) Etymology: Italian scirocco, sirocco, alteration of Old Italian scilocco, from Arabic dialect (Maghreb) šlōq southeast wind, alteration of ...
Síros
geographical name — see Syros
sirra
noun see sirrah
sirrah
also sirra noun Etymology: alteration of sir Date: 1526 obsolete — used as a form of address implying inferiority in the person addressed
sirree
also siree noun Etymology: by alteration Date: 1823 sir — used as an emphatic form usually after yes or no
sirup
variant of syrup
sirvente
or sirventes noun (plural sirventes) Etymology: French, from Occitan sirventes, literally, servant's song, from sirvent servant, from Latin servient-, serviens, present ...
sirventes
noun see sirvente
sis
noun Date: 1656 sister — usually used in direct address
SIS
abbreviation Secret Intelligence Service (Brit)
sisal
noun Etymology: Sisal, port in Yucatán, Mexico Date: 1842 1. a. a strong durable white fiber used especially for hard fiber cordage and twine — called also sisal hemp ...
sisal hemp
noun see sisal
siskin
noun Etymology: German dialect Sisschen, diminutive of Middle High German zīse siskin, of Slavic origin; akin to Czech čížek siskin Date: 1562 a small chiefly greenish ...
Siskiyou Mountains
geographical name mountains N California & SW Oregon, a range of Klamath Mountains; highest Mt. Ashland (in Oregon) 7533 feet (2296 meters)
Sisley
biographical name Alfred 1839-1899 French (English-born) painter
Sismondi
biographical name J(ean-) C(harles-) L(éonard) Simonde de 1773-1842 Swiss historian & economist
sissified
adjective Date: circa 1903 of, relating to, or having the characteristics of a sissy
sissy
noun (plural sissies) Etymology: sis Date: 1891 an effeminate man or boy; also a timid or cowardly person • sissy adjective
siste viator
foreign term Etymology: Latin stop, traveler — used on Roman roadside tombs
sister
noun Etymology: Middle English suster, sister, partly from Old English sweostor and partly from Old Norse systir sister; akin to Latin soror sister, Sanskrit svasṛ Date: ...
sister-in-law
noun (plural sisters-in-law) Date: 15th century 1. the sister of one's spouse 2. a. the wife of one's brother b. the wife of one's spouse's brother
sisterhood
noun Date: 14th century 1. a. the state of being a sister b. sisterly relationship 2. a community or society of sisters; especially a society of women in a religious ...
sisterly
adjective Date: circa 1570 of, relating to, or having the characteristics of a sister • sisterly adverb
Sistine
also Sixtine adjective Etymology: Italian sistino, from New Latin sixtinus, from Sixtus, name of some popes Date: 1771 1. [from Pope Sixtus IV died 1484] of or relating to ...
Siswati
or SiSwati; also Swazi noun Etymology: Siswati Date: 1919 the Bantu language of the Swazi people spoken in Swaziland and adjacent countries
SiSwati
noun see Siswati
Sisyphean
also Sisyphian adjective Date: 1635 of, relating to, or suggestive of the labors of Sisyphus
Sisyphian
adjective see Sisyphean
Sisyphus
noun Etymology: Latin, from Greek Sisyphos Date: 14th century a legendary king of Corinth condemned eternally to repeat the cycle of rolling a heavy rock up a hill in Hades ...
sit
I. verb (sat; sitting) Etymology: Middle English sitten, from Old English sittan; akin to Old High German sizzen to sit, Latin sedēre, Greek hezesthai to sit, hedra seat Date: ...
sit in
intransitive verb Date: 1868 1. to take part in or be present at a session of music or discussion as a visitor — often used with on 2. to participate in a sit-in
sit on
phrasal 1. to hold deliberations concerning 2. repress, squelch 3. to delay action or decision concerning 4. to wait or be ready for (a specific pitch) in baseball
sit on one's hands
phrasal 1. to withhold applause ; fail to show approval or enthusiasm 2. to fail to take expected or appropriate action
sit out
transitive verb Date: 1578 to refrain from participating in
sit pretty
phrasal to be in a highly favorable situation
sit tight
phrasal 1. to maintain one's position without change 2. to remain quiet in or as if in hiding
sit under
phrasal to attend religious service under the instruction or ministrations of; also to attend the classes or lectures of
sit up
intransitive verb Date: 13th century 1. a. to rise from a lying to a sitting position b. to sit with the back erect 2. to show interest, alertness, or surprise 3. ...
sit-down
I. adjective Date: 1834 served to seated diners ; also of, relating to, or serving sit-down meals II. noun Date: 1936 1. a cessation of work by employees while ...
sit-in
noun Date: 1937 1. sit-down 1 2. a. an act of occupying seats in a racially segregated establishment in organized protest against discrimination b. an act of sitting ...
sit-up
noun Date: 1938 a conditioning exercise performed from a supine position by raising the torso to a sitting position and returning to the original position without using the ...
sitar
noun Etymology: Hindi & Urdu sitār, from Persian, a three-stringed lute, from sih three + tār string, thread Date: 1828 an Indian lute with a long neck and a varying number ...
sitarist
noun see sitar
sitcom
noun Etymology: situation comedy Date: 1964 situation comedy
site
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, place, position, from Anglo-French or Latin; Anglo-French sit, site, from Latin situs, from sinere to leave, allow Date: 14th century 1. ...
sith
or sithence or sithens archaic variant of since
sithence
see sith
sithens
see sith
Sitka spruce
noun Etymology: Sitka, Alaska Date: 1895 a tall spruce (Picea sitchensis) of the northern Pacific coast of North America that has thin reddish-brown bark, flat needles, and ...
sitosterol
noun Etymology: Greek sitos grain + English sterol Date: 1898 any of several sterols that are widespread especially in plant products (as wheat germ or soy bean oil) and ...
Sittang
geographical name river 260 miles (418 kilometers) E central Myanmar flowing S into Gulf of Martaban
Sitten
geographical name see Sion II, 1
sitter
noun Date: 14th century one that sits: as a. a person who sits for a portrait or a bust b. a person who babysits
Sitter
biographical name Willem de 1872-1934 Dutch astronomer
sitting
I. noun Date: 13th century 1. a. the act of one that sits b. a single occasion of continuous sitting (as for a portrait or meal) 2. a. a brooding over eggs for ...
Sitting Bull
biographical name circa 1831-1890 Sioux leader
sitting duck
noun Date: 1942 an easy or defenseless target for attack or criticism or unscrupulous dealings
sitting room
noun Date: 1771 living room 1
Sittwe
or formerly Akyab geographical name city & port W Myanmar; chief town of Arakan coast population 42,329
situate
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Late Latin situatus, from Latin situs Date: 15th century having a site ; located II. transitive verb (-ated; -ating) Date: circa ...
situated
adjective Date: 15th century 1. having a site, situation, or location ; located 2. provided with money or possessions
situation
noun Date: 15th century 1. a. the way in which something is placed in relation to its surroundings b. site c. archaic locality 2. archaic state of health 3. a. ...
situation comedy
noun Date: 1946 a radio or television comedy series that involves a continuing cast of characters in a succession of episodes
situation ethics
noun Date: 1955 a system of ethics by which acts are judged within their contexts instead of by categorical principles — called also situational ethics
situational
adjective Date: 1903 1. of, relating to, or appropriate to a situation 2. of or relating to situation ethics • situationally adverb
situational ethics
noun see situation ethics
situationally
adverb see situational
situs
noun Etymology: Latin — more at site Date: 1701 the place where something exists or originates; specifically the place where something (as a right) is held to be located ...
Sitwell
biographical name Sir George Reresby 1860-1943 & his 3 children: Dame Edith 1887-1964; Sir Osbert 1892-1969; & Sacheverell 1897-1988 English authors
sitz bath
noun Etymology: part translation of German Sitzbad, from Sitz act of sitting + Bad bath Date: 1847 a tub in which one bathes in a sitting posture; also a bath so taken ...
sitzmark
noun Etymology: probably from German sitzen to sit + English 1mark (impression) Date: 1935 a depression left in the snow by a skier falling backward
SIV
noun Date: 1987 a lentivirus (species Simian immunodeficiency virus) that causes a disease in monkeys similar to AIDS and that is closely related to HIV-2
Siva
variant of Shiva
Sivan
noun Etymology: Hebrew Sīwān Date: 1535 the ninth month of the civil year or the third month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar — see month table
Sivas
or ancient Sebastea or Sebastia geographical name city E central Turkey on the upper Kizil Irmak population 221,512
Siwa
or ancient Ammonium geographical name oasis & town NW Egypt W of Qattara Depression population 4999
Siwalik Range
geographical name foothills of the Himalayas N India extending SE from N Punjab into Uttar Pradesh
Siwash
noun Etymology: Siwash, fictional college in stories by George Fitch died 1915 American author Date: 1936 a small usually inland college that is notably provincial in outlook ...
six
noun Etymology: Middle English, from six, adjective, from Old English siex; akin to Old High German sehs six, Latin sex, Greek hex Date: before 12th century 1. — see number ...
six-gun
noun Date: 1912 a 6-chambered revolver
six-o-six
or 606 noun Etymology: from its having been the 606th compound tested and introduced by Paul Ehrlich died 1915 Date: 1910 arsphenamine
six-pack
noun Date: 1952 1. six bottles or cans (as of beer) packaged and purchased as a unit 2. the contents of a six-pack
six-shooter
noun Date: 1844 six-gun
sixfold
adjective Date: before 12th century 1. having six units or members 2. being six times as great or as many • sixfold adverb
sixmo
noun (plural sixmos) Date: 1924 the size of a piece of paper cut six from a sheet; also a book, a page, or paper of this size
sixpence
noun Date: 14th century 1. a former British monetary unit equal to six pennies 2. plural sixpence or sixpences a coin worth sixpence
sixpenny
adjective Date: 15th century costing or worth sixpence
sixpenny bit
noun Date: 1861 sixpence 2
sixpenny nail
noun Date: 15th century a nail about two inches long
sixteen
noun Etymology: Middle English sixtene, from Old English sixtȳne, adjective, from six six + -tȳne (akin to Old English tīen ten) — more at ten Date: before 12th century ...
sixteenmo
noun (plural -mos) Date: 1847 the size of a piece of paper cut 16 from a sheet; also a book, a page, or paper of this size
sixteenth
adjective or noun see sixteen
sixteenth note
noun Date: circa 1861 a musical note with the time value of 1/16 of a whole note — see note illustration
sixteenth rest
noun Date: circa 1890 a musical rest corresponding in time value to a sixteenth note
sixth
noun (plural sixths) Date: 12th century 1. — see number table 2. a. a musical interval embracing six diatonic degrees b. a tone at this interval; specifically ...
sixth chord
noun Date: circa 1903 a musical chord consisting of a tone with its third and its sixth above and usually being the first inversion of a triad
sixth sense
noun Date: 1761 a power of perception like but not one of the five senses ; a keen intuitive power
sixthly
adverb see sixth
sixtieth
adjective or noun see sixty
Sixtine
variant of Sistine
sixty
noun (plural sixties) Etymology: Middle English, from sixty, adjective, from Old English siextig, noun, group of sixty, from siex six + -tig group of ten; akin to Old English ...
sixty-fourth note
noun Date: circa 1890 a musical note with the time value of {frac1/64} of a whole note — see note illustration
sixty-fourth rest
noun Date: circa 1903 a musical rest corresponding in time value to a sixty-fourth note
sixty-nine
noun Date: 1924 1. — see number table 2. mutual cunnilingus and fellatio ; mutual fellatio ; mutual cunnilingus
sixtyish
adjective see sixty
sizable
or sizeable adjective Date: 1613 fairly large ; considerable • sizableness noun • sizably adverb
sizableness
noun see sizable
sizably
adverb see sizable
sizar
also sizer noun Etymology: sizar alteration of sizer, from 1size Date: 1588 a student (as in the university of Cambridge) who receives an allowance toward college expenses ...
size
I. noun Etymology: Middle English sise assize, from Anglo-French, short for assise — more at assize Date: 13th century 1. dialect British assize 2a — usually used in ...
size up
transitive verb Date: 1884 to form a judgment of
sizeable
adjective see sizable
sized
adjective Date: 1582 1. having a specified size or bulk — usually used in combination 2. arranged or adjusted according to size
sizer
noun see sizar
sizing
noun Date: 1825 size IV
sizzle
I. verb (sizzled; sizzling) Etymology: perhaps frequentative of siss to hiss Date: 1603 transitive verb to burn up or sear with or as if with a hissing sound intransitive ...

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