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sadomasochism the deriving of pleasure, esp. of sexual gratification, from either inflicting pain or suffering pain, or both.
sad sack (informal) a hopelessly inept, hapless person.
safari an expedition for observing or hunting large animals, esp. in Africa. [2 definitions]
safe providing security from harm, loss, or danger. [8 definitions]
safe-conduct the privilege of passing unmolested through a particular region, such as a contested area in wartime, or the document or escort authorizing such passage. [2 definitions]
safecracking the act, craft, or technique of breaking open a locked safe, usu. in order to steal its contents.
safe-deposit of or designating secure storage for valuable items, as in a bank vault or lockbox; safety deposit.
safeguard a person, thing, or action that serves to protect or defend; means of maintaining safety. [2 definitions]
safe house a dwelling used by a spy agency, underground organization, or the like as a refuge for its members, or by a police organization to protect witnesses whose impending testimony endangers their lives.
safekeeping the act of keeping something safe. [2 definitions]
safelight a darkroom light with a colored filter that does not affect photographic film or paper.
safely without being harmed.
safety the condition of being safe from danger. [4 definitions]
safety belt a protective harness that fits across the lap and often the chest of a passenger or operator of an automobile, airplane, or the like; seat belt. [2 definitions]
safety deposit see safe-deposit.
safety glass glass made of two layers separated by a sheet of clear plastic or the like to prevent the glass from shattering into pieces.
safety lamp a miner's lamp that has a protective wire gauze around the flame to keep it from igniting gases present in a mine.
safety match a match designed to ignite only when scratched against a chemically treated friction surface.
safety net a large net suspended beneath circus aerialists in case of a fall. [2 definitions]
safety pin a pin doubled back on itself to form a clasp with a spring at one end and a protective sheath at the other that covers and holds the point.
safety razor a razor with a detachable blade inserted between guards on the holder that protect against accidental cuts.