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19th letter of the alphabetalphabet
[Gr. alpha-beta, like Eng. ABC], system of writing, theoretically having a one-for-one relation between character (or letter) and phoneme (see phonetics). Few alphabets have achieved the ideal exactness.
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, representing the common sibilant, voiceless in spur, voiced in rose. Its Greek equivalent is sigma. In former times the nonterminal s was written or printed much like an f without the right half of the cross bar. In chemistry S is the symbol of the element sulfursulfur
or sulphur
, nonmetallic chemical element; symbol S; at. no. 16; interval in which at. wt. ranges 32.059–32.076; m.p. 112.8°C; (rhombic), 119.0°C; (monoclinic), about 120°C; (amorphous); b.p. 444.674°C;; sp. gr. at 20°C;, 2.07 (rhombic), 1.
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(particle physics)


(fluid mechanics)


1. On drawings, abbr. for “side.”
2. On drawings, abbr. for “south.”
3. Abbr. for “seamless.”


A unit of secondary quality or one not meeting specified dimensions; a cull.


A statistical analysis language from AT&T.

["S: An Interactive Environment for Data Analysis and Graphics", Richard A. Becker, Wadsworth 1984].
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So under Statement 141, Business Combinations, the total purchase price would have to be allocated to the tangible assets, which will probably be sold off or scrapped, as well as to the intangible assets of S's brand name and customer lists.
applies, section 358 eliminates S's ELA (instead, [D]'s
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S's basis in T stock is $10 and T's basis in its assets is also $10.
S's autonomy (maintaining confidentiality in the matter of her illness) and providing appropriate care for her (organizing a coordinated, continuing support system as her illness progresses).
Second, S's continued occupancy of his home is evidence of an implied agreement.
7) The proposed regulations also state that deductions for wages paid to employees by S to perform services for B are taken into account in determining S's intercompany income.
Because S was related to P, P realized COD income on S's acquisition under Sec.
Under the proposed investment adjustment regulations, P's adjustments to its stock basis in S would generally be calculated using S's modified taxable income instead of E&P.
265(a)(2) disallows a deduction for S's $10 interest expense, in year 1.
noncapital, nondeductible expenses -- instead of S's
The regulations do not eliminate the duplication of S's gain or loss after S leaves th P group.