Meanings of letters
of the Latin alphabet ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTU VWXYZ

  • 3 Science and technology
  • S , code of Cantabria (the S being the abbreviation of Santander, the capital), according to the Spanish standard ISO 3166-2: ES.
  • >S , also means Source Code.
  • In many mangas like Naruto, Fairy Tail, Area D or Yu Yu Hakusho, the letter S corresponds to a category representing the dangerousness or the power of a person or a technique of combat, the scale being composed, in the ascending order of E, D, C, B, A and S.
  • In the designation of minor planets, the S indicates a celestial object that was discovered between the 16th and the 30th of September of a year.
  • Asteroids of type S are asteroids silicas.
  • In the one-letter code of an amino acid of a polypeptide chain, the letter S denotes serine.
  • The HTML element s marks a strikethrough.
  • S is a very high-level language and an environment for analyzing data and graphics.
  • In a word processor, such as LibreOffice, OpenOffice.org, Microsoft Works, Microsoft Word, Pages or Wordpad; the S function marks the underlining of a text.
  • In the text editors of the Emacs family, the combination of the Ctrl and S keys allows incremental searches.
  • S is used to represent an estimator of standard deviation in statistics.
  • [s] is the symbol of the international phonetic alphabet representing the dull alveolar fricative consonant.
  • [ʂ] is the symbol of the international phonetic alphabet representing the muted retroflex fricative consonant.
  • s is a long S, an old contextual variant of the letter S
  • ß , or eszett is a ligature of S long with S (ss) or Z (sz). Used in German. Character transcribed most often by a double S (SS), or typed on computers by Alt + 225 on the numeric keypad (or eszett on Mac).
  • S is often misused for Sigma (the Greek letter Σ (capital) or σ (lowercase) or ς (end of word), and its various meanings) and for various concepts related to sense or form (eg Sigmoid, Snake,…).
  • (s) is often used to mark the plural at the end of a word in many languages
  • S curves are curves used in different sciences and techniques
  • S / , the official national Peruvian symbol of Sol (Peruvian currency).