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suitor a man courting or seeking to marry a woman. [3 definitions]
suit up to dress in a special set of clothing.
sukiyaki a Japanese dish made from slices of meat, vegetables, bean curd, and seasonings, often fried at the table.
sukkah booth (Hebrew); a temporary building roofed with leafy boughs or straw, within which meals are eaten during Sukkoth.
Sukkoth an eight-day or nine-day Jewish festival, observed during Tishri, that commemorates the period during which the Jews wandered in the wilderness.
sulf- sulfur.
sulfa of or designating drugs similar or related to sulfanilamide, used to combat certain bacterial infections.
sulfadiazine a drug made from sulfanilamide, used to treat various bacterial infections such as that causing meningitis.
sulfanilamide a white crystalline chemical compound used to treat certain bacterial infections.
sulfate a chemical compound derived from sulfuric acid. [4 definitions]
sulfide a chemical compound of sulfur and one or more other elements or radicals, esp. a compound of sulfur and a metal.
sulfite an ester or salt or sulfurous acid.
sulfoxide any of various organic compounds containing one atom of sulfur and one of oxygen in the molecule.
sulfur a chemical element that has sixteen protons in each nucleus, that occurs as a pale yellow crystal, or in compounds such as sulfuric acid and the sulfur amino acids, and that has various industrial uses. (symbol: S) [5 definitions]
sulfur dioxide a colorless, suffocating gas produced by the combustion of sulfur, used in the manufacture of sulfuric acid and for other industrial purposes.
sulfureous of, resembling, or composed of sulfur. [2 definitions]
sulfuret see sulfide. [2 definitions]
sulfuric of, pertaining to, or containing a certain proportion of sulfur.
sulfuric acid a corrosive acid, usu. made from sulfur dioxide, that is used to make products such as chemicals, paints, and explosives.
sulfurize to use sulfur or a sulfur derivative on or with, esp. in disinfecting, fumigating, or bleaching.
sulfurous of, pertaining to, or containing sulfur. [3 definitions]