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SS 1

 (ĕs′ĕs′)
n.
An elite organization within the Nazi party that served as Hitler's personal guard and included police units and special forces, carrying out mass killings of civilians and overseeing concentration camps.

[German, abbr. for Schutzstaffel : Schutz, defense + Staffel, echelon.]

SS 2

abbr.
1. saints
2. or S/S same size
3. shortstop
4. Social Security
5. Song of Solomon
6. steamship
7. strong safety
8. Sunday school

ss

the internet domain name for
(Computer Science) South Sudan

SS

abbreviation for
1. (Historical Terms) a paramilitary organization within the Nazi party that provided Hitler's bodyguard, security forces including the Gestapo, concentration camp guards, and a corps of combat troops (the Waffen-SS) in World War II
2. (Nautical Terms) steamship
3. (Ecclesiastical Terms) Sunday school
[(sense 1) German Schutzstaffel protection squad]

SS

1. Schutzstaffel.
2. social security.
3. steamship.
4. supersonic.

ss

or ss.,

(in prescriptions) a half.
[< Latin sēmis]

SS.

Saints.
[< Latin sānctī]

ss.

1. to wit; namely (used esp. on legal documents to verify the place of action).
[< Latin scīlicet]
2. sections.
3. shortstop.

S.S.

1. Schutzstaffel.
2. steamship.
3. Sunday School.

SS

“Schutzstaffel” The Nazi blackshirted bodyguard for Hitler founded in 1923 and commanded by Himmler from 1929. It acquired executive and military functions including elite Waffen-SS” regiments who were exempt from normal army control and “SS-Totenkopfverbande” who provided concentration camp guards.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.SS - the United States intelligence agency that protects current and former presidents and vice presidents and their immediate families and protects distinguished foreign visitorsSS - the United States intelligence agency that protects current and former presidents and vice presidents and their immediate families and protects distinguished foreign visitors; detects and apprehends counterfeiters; suppresses forgery of government securities and documents
Department of Homeland Security, Homeland Security - the federal department that administers all matters relating to homeland security
United States intelligence agency - an intelligence service in the United States
2.SS - special police force in Nazi Germany founded as a personal bodyguard for Adolf Hitler in 1925; the SS administered the concentration camps
constabulary, police, police force, law - the force of policemen and officers; "the law came looking for him"
Gestapo - the secret state police in Nazi Germany; known for its terrorist methods
Translations

SS

ABBR
1. (Brit) =steamship
2. =SaintsSS.

SS

[ˌɛsˈɛs] abbr (=steamship) → S/S
References in classic literature ?
But first he went to the forest and caught a lynx, and cutting off the creature's sharp claws, he fastened them on to his own hands and feet.
It was like holding an enemy's sharp two-edged sword by the blade, and that enemy all the time striving to wrest it out of your clutch.
The group's sharp sales decline since the end of March represents an acceleration from the 1.7% like-for-like fall in the first three months of the year, as soaring food and fuel costs and sluggish wage growth adds to the consumer burden.