WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
SS,  an abbreviation of:
  1. Governmentsocial security.
  2. Naval Termssteamship.
  3. supersonic.

S.S.,  an abbreviation of:

    Nautical, Naval Termssteamship.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

SS abbreviation for
  1. a paramilitary organization within the Nazi party that provided Hitler's bodyguard, security forces including the Gestapo, concentration camp guards, and a corp of combat troops (the Waffen-SS) in World War II
  2. steamship
Etymology: (sense 1) German Schutzstaffel protection squad

S. abbreviation for
  1. ( pl SS) Saint
  2. school
  3. Signor
Etymology: Latin socius

s symbol for
  1. second (of time)
s, S /ɛs/ n ( pl s's, S's, Ss)
  1. the 19th letter and 15th consonant of the modern English alphabet
  2. a speech sound represented by this letter, usually an alveolar fricative, either voiceless, as in sit, or voiced, as in dogs
  3. something shaped like an S
  4. (in combination): an S-bend in a road

'SS' also found in these entries:
s - S.

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