"CSS" meaning in English

See CSS in All languages combined, or Wiktionary

Proper name

IPA: /siː ɛs ˈɛs/ [Received-Pronunciation], /ˌsi ˌɛs ˈɛs/ Audio: LL-Q1860 (eng)-Persent101-CSS.wav
enPR: sē' ĕs' ĕsʹ Rhymes: -ɛs Head templates: {{en-proper noun}} CSS
  1. (web design) Initialism of Cascading Style Sheets, a style sheet language. Tags: abbreviation, alt-of, initialism Alternative form of: Cascading Style Sheets (extra: a style sheet language) Categories (topical): Web design, Computer languages, Rocketry
    Sense id: en-CSS-en-name-wAhGHHth Disambiguation of Computer languages: 27 4 4 3 7 4 20 3 13 7 2 3 1 Disambiguation of Rocketry: 13 6 5 2 11 7 22 3 7 18 2 2 1 Topics: computing, engineering, mathematics, natural-sciences, physical-sciences, sciences, web-design
  2. (Pakistan) Initialism of Central Superior Services. Tags: Pakistan, abbreviation, alt-of, initialism Alternative form of: Central Superior Services
The following are not (yet) sense-disambiguated
Derived forms: CSSer, OOCSS, SCSS

Noun

IPA: /siː ɛs ˈɛs/ [Received-Pronunciation], /ˌsi ˌɛs ˈɛs/ Audio: LL-Q1860 (eng)-Persent101-CSS.wav Forms: CSSs [plural], CSSes [plural]
enPR: sē' ĕs' ĕsʹ Rhymes: -ɛs Head templates: {{en-noun|~|s|es}} CSS (countable and uncountable, plural CSSs or CSSes)
  1. (aviation, travel) Initialism of change segment status, a GDS code used on older types of airline keyboards. Tags: abbreviation, alt-of, countable, initialism, uncountable Alternative form of: change segment status (extra: a GDS code used on older types of airline keyboards) Categories (topical): Aviation, Travel
  2. (media, DVD) Initialism of Content Scramble System, a DRM and encryption system for DVDs. Tags: abbreviation, alt-of, countable, initialism, uncountable Alternative form of: Content Scramble System (extra: a DRM and encryption system for DVDs) Categories (topical): Media
    Sense id: en-CSS-en-noun-z3eGcHzf Topics: DVD, media
  3. (medicine) Initialism of Churg-Strauss syndrome. Tags: abbreviation, alt-of, countable, initialism, uncountable Alternative form of: Churg-Strauss syndrome Categories (topical): Medicine, Rocketry
    Sense id: en-CSS-en-noun-JAO8uZ9g Disambiguation of Rocketry: 13 6 5 2 11 7 22 3 7 18 2 2 1 Topics: medicine, sciences
  4. (military) Initialism of Chinese surface-to-surface (missile), a NATO prefix-code for systems developed by the People's Republic of China. Tags: abbreviation, alt-of, countable, initialism, uncountable Alternative form of: Chinese surface-to-surface (extra: (missile), a NATO prefix-code for systems developed by the People's Republic of China) Categories (topical): Military Categories (place): China
    Sense id: en-CSS-en-noun-1v1pWOsa Disambiguation of China: 4 2 3 2 3 58 14 2 2 5 4 2 0 Topics: government, military, politics, war
  5. (historical, nautical, military) Initialism of Confederate States Ship (the designation for a commissioned warship operated by the Confederate States Navy). Tags: abbreviation, alt-of, countable, historical, initialism, uncountable Alternative form of: Confederate States Ship (extra: the designation for a commissioned warship operated by the Confederate States Navy) Categories (topical): Military, Nautical, American Civil War, Rocketry, Weapons
    Sense id: en-CSS-en-noun-ec17xpIW Disambiguation of American Civil War: 10 5 3 2 7 9 45 3 5 4 4 2 1 Disambiguation of Rocketry: 13 6 5 2 11 7 22 3 7 18 2 2 1 Disambiguation of Weapons: 14 4 4 3 7 13 29 2 8 6 4 3 2 Categories (other): English entries with incorrect language header Disambiguation of English entries with incorrect language header: 18 6 3 3 10 3 32 3 10 7 3 2 1 Topics: government, military, nautical, politics, transport, war
  6. (nautical) Initialism of Canadian Survey Ship (the designation for a survey ship operated by the Canadian Hydrographic Service). Tags: abbreviation, alt-of, countable, initialism, uncountable Alternative form of: Canadian Survey Ship (extra: the designation for a survey ship operated by the Canadian Hydrographic Service) Categories (topical): Nautical
    Sense id: en-CSS-en-noun-Ck8zme1w Topics: nautical, transport
  7. (web design) Initialism of cascading style sheet. Tags: abbreviation, alt-of, countable, initialism, uncountable Alternative form of: cascading style sheet Categories (topical): Web design
    Sense id: en-CSS-en-noun-8oNiqjb1 Topics: computing, engineering, mathematics, natural-sciences, physical-sciences, sciences, web-design
  8. (space flight) Initialism of control stick steering, a method of Space Shuttle flight control. Tags: abbreviation, alt-of, countable, initialism, uncountable Alternative form of: control stick steering (extra: a method of Space Shuttle flight control) Categories (topical): Space, Rocketry
    Sense id: en-CSS-en-noun-68W76q7R Disambiguation of Rocketry: 13 6 5 2 11 7 22 3 7 18 2 2 1
  9. (sports) Initialism of critical swim speed. Tags: abbreviation, alt-of, countable, initialism, uncountable Alternative form of: critical swim speed Categories (topical): Sports
    Sense id: en-CSS-en-noun-Eigqp8hx Topics: hobbies, lifestyle, sports
  10. (genetics) Initialism of chromosome substitution strain. Tags: abbreviation, alt-of, countable, initialism, uncountable Alternative form of: chromosome substitution strain Categories (topical): Genetics
    Sense id: en-CSS-en-noun-FkCcuh5- Topics: biology, genetics, medicine, natural-sciences, sciences

Phrase

IPA: /siː ɛs ˈɛs/ [Received-Pronunciation], /ˌsi ˌɛs ˈɛs/ Audio: LL-Q1860 (eng)-Persent101-CSS.wav
enPR: sē' ĕs' ĕsʹ Rhymes: -ɛs Head templates: {{head|en|phrase}} CSS
  1. Initialism of can't see shit. Tags: abbreviation, alt-of, initialism Alternative form of: can't see shit
    Sense id: en-CSS-en-phrase-tQHmV3M8

Inflected forms

Download JSONL data for CSS meaning in English (18.4kB)

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