"s" meaning in English

Character

Forms: S [upper-case], ss [plural], s's [plural] IPA: /ɛs/ [letter] Audio: en-us-s.ogg [US]
  1. The nineteenth letter of the English alphabet, called ess and written in the Latin script. Tags: letter, lower-case Derived forms: descending s, long s, medial s, round s, sharp s, short s, terminal s
The following are not (yet) sense-disambiguated
Categories: Compass points, English numeral symbols

Noun

IPA: /ɛs/ [letter] Audio: en-us-s.ogg [US]
  1. Abbreviation of scruple. (unit of mass in the apothecaries' system) Tags: abbreviation, alt-of Alternative form of: scruple (extra: unit of mass in the apothecaries' system) Topics: metrology Categories: Metrology
  2. Abbreviation of strange quark. Tags: abbreviation, alt-of Alternative form of: strange quark Topics: physical-sciences, physics, sciences Categories: Physics
  3. Alternative form of s. Tags: alt-of, alternative Alternative form of: s
The following are not (yet) sense-disambiguated
Categories: Compass points, English numeral symbols Derived forms: s-hole Related terms: s-, -s, -'s

Numeral

Forms: S [upper-case], s [lower-case] IPA: /ɛs/ [letter] Audio: en-us-s.ogg [US]
  1. The ordinal number nineteenth, derived from this letter of the English alphabet, called ess and written in the Latin script. Tags: form-of, lower-case, number, ordinal Form of: nineteenth, derived from this letter of the English alphabet, called ess and written in the Latin script Categories: English ordinal numbers
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Categories: Compass points, English numeral symbols

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