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MS

  1. manuscript.

  2. Mississippi.

    Category: Geography (places)

  3. motorship.

    Category: Nautical

  4. multiple sclerosis.

    Category: Pathology

Ms.*mɪz; ˈmɪz əz(pl.)Mses.

  1. a title of respect prefixed to a woman's name: unlike Miss or Mrs., it does not depend upon or indicate her marital status.

  2. a title prefixed to a mock surname that is used to represent possession of a particular attribute, identity, etc.:

    Ms. Cooperation.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

* Usage: Ms . came into use in the 1940s. In the early 1970s the women's movement adopted and encouraged the use of Ms . on the grounds that since a man's marital status is not revealed by Mr., a woman's status should not be revealed by her title. Since then Ms . has gained wide currency, esp. in business and professional spheres.Pron: The pronunciation of Ms. (miz) is identical with one standard South Midland and Southern U.S. pronunciation of Mrs.

m/s

  1. meter per second.

    Category: Weights and Measures

M.S.

  1. mail steamer.

    Category: Nautical

  2. Master of Science.

    Category: Education

  3. Master of Surgery.

    Category: Education, Medicine

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