Definitions for ss

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  1. United States Secret Service, US Secret Service, USSS, Secret Service, SS(noun)

    the United States intelligence agency that protects current and former presidents and vice presidents and their immediate families and protects distinguished foreign visitors; detects and apprehends counterfeiters; suppresses forgery of government securities and documents

  2. Schutzstaffel, SS(noun)

    special police force in Nazi Germany founded as a personal bodyguard for Adolf Hitler in 1925; the SS administered the concentration camps

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  1. SS(Abbreviation)

    Saints

  2. SS(Abbreviation)

    Schutzstaffel

  3. SS(Abbreviation)

    social security

  4. SS(Abbreviation)

    spousal support

  5. SS(Abbreviation)

    steam ship

  6. SS(Abbreviation)

    Screw Steamer - screw-driven steamship

  7. SS(Abbreviation)

    Sub Surface - diesel powered attack submarine

  8. SS(Abbreviation)

    Silent Sound(tm)

  9. SS(Abbreviation)

    NATO prefix-code for surface-to-surface missile systems developed by the Soviet Union

  10. SS(Abbreviation)

    shortstop

Freebase

  1. ß

    In the German alphabet, the letter ß, called "Eszett" or "scharfes S", in English "sharp S", is a consonant that evolved as a ligature of "long s and z" and "long s over round s". When speaking it is pronounced. Since the German orthography reform of 1996, it is used only after long vowels and diphthongs, while ss is written after short vowels. The name eszett comes from the two letters S and Z as they are pronounced in German. It is also called scharfes S

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