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sow one's wild oats to indulge in unrestrained behavior such as excessive drinking, gambling, or sex, esp. at a time assumed to be one's last opportunity to do so.
sox a pl. of sock1.
soy see soy sauce. [2 definitions]
soybean a plant of the legume family that is widely grown for its nutritious seeds, for soil improvement, and as food for livestock. [2 definitions]
soy sauce a thin dark salty sauce made from fermented soybeans and used esp. in Chinese and Japanese cooking.
SP abbreviation of "Shore Patrol," those members of the U.S. Navy, Coast Guard, or Marines that are designated as military police on shore.
sp. abbreviation of "spelling," the way one or more words are spelled; orthography.
spa a mineral spring. [3 definitions]
space the three-dimensional expanse containing the entire material world and its events. [12 definitions]
Space Age (often l.c.) the period characterized by the exploration of space by manned and unmanned spacecraft, regarded as having begun on October 4, 1957, with the launching of the first sputnik.
space bar a horizontal bar on a keyboard, as of a typewriter, that produces a blank space rather than a character.
spacecraft a vehicle designed to travel in outer space, beyond the earth's atmosphere.
spaced-out (slang) disoriented from or as if from using a drug; spacey. [2 definitions]
spaceflight the action or an instance of a flight beyond the earth's atmosphere.
space heater a small heating device designed to warm the air of a small confined area.
spaceless having no limits; unbounded. [2 definitions]
spaceman a man who travels in outer space, beyond the earth's atmosphere; astronaut. [2 definitions]
space out to become disoriented, forgetful, or dreamy.
spaceport a site for the maintenance, testing, launching, and landing of spacecraft.
spaceship a vehicle designed to carry people and cargo in outer space, as to the moon or the other planets.
space shuttle a space vehicle designed to transport astronauts and their equipment between the earth and an orbiting space station, or to carry out orbital missions.