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sierra a chain of mountains or hills that have rugged peaks suggestive of saw teeth. [2 definitions]
Sierra Leone a West African country on the Atlantic between Guinea and Liberia.
Sierra Nevada a mountain range in eastern California (often referred to as "the Sierra Nevadas"). [2 definitions]
siesta a rest or nap, esp. in Spanish-speaking countries, during the hottest afternoon hours following the midday meal.
sieve a utensil with a wire mesh or finely perforated bottom, used as a strainer or to sift or purée solids. [2 definitions]
sift to pass or force through a sieve in order to retain or break up the larger parts. [6 definitions]
siftings that which remains after something has been sifted. [2 definitions]
sigh to exhale with a long, audible puff of breath, as from sorrow or weariness. [5 definitions]
sight the ability to see; vision. [11 definitions]
sighted able to see; having sight. [2 definitions]
sight gag a comic presentation or action whose effect is achieved by physical means rather than by words.
sighting an act or instance of seeing, esp. the observation of something unusual or sought after.
sightless incapable of seeing; blind.
sightly visually pleasing; attractive.
sight-read to read or perform (music) on first sight, without practicing beforehand.
sightsee to tour about for the purpose of sightseeing.
sightseeing the act or pastime of visiting and viewing various places of interest; touring. [2 definitions]
sightseer a tourist who visits sights of noted interest.
sight word in vocabulary learning, a word, usually short and basic, that a reader recognizes visually, without having to decode it phonetically or otherwise. "The," "we," "their," and "have" are typical sight words.
sigma the name of the eighteenth letter of the Greek alphabet.
sigmoid having the shape of the letter "C" or "S". [2 definitions]