SOS


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SOS

 (ĕs′ō-ĕs′)
n.
1. The letters that are represented by the Morse code signal · · · - - - · · ·, used as an international distress signal, especially by ships and aircraft.
2. A call or signal for help.

SOS

n
1. (Telecommunications) an internationally recognized distress signal in which the letters SOS are repeatedly spelt out, as by radiotelegraphy: used esp by ships and aircraft
2. (Broadcasting) a message broadcast in an emergency for people otherwise unobtainable
3. informal a call for help
[C20: letters chosen as the simplest to transmit and receive in Morse code; by folk etymology taken to be an abbreviation for save our souls]

SOS

(ˈɛsˌoʊˈɛs)
n., pl. SOSs, SOS's.
1. an internationally recognized radiotelegraphic distress signal, used esp. by ships and consisting of the letters SOS spelled out in Morse Code (•••–––•••).
2. any call for help.
[1905–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.SOS - an internationally recognized distress signal in radio codeSOS - an internationally recognized distress signal in radio code
distress call, distress signal - an internationally recognized signal sent out by a ship or plane indicating that help is needed
Translations
أنْقِذونا!: نِداء اسْتِغاثَهنِدَاءُ اسْتِغَاثَة
SOS
SOS
SOS
SOS
S.O.S, neyîarkall
救難信号
SOS
glābiet mūsu dvēseles!
SOS
SOS
สัญญาณขอความช่วยเหลือ
imdat işaretiSOS
tín hiệu cấp cứu SOS

SOS

N (= signal) → SOS m (fig) → llamada f de socorro

SOS

[ˌɛsəʊˈɛs] n abbr (=save our souls) → SOS mso-so [ˈsəʊsəʊ]
advcomme ci comme ça, couci-couça
How are you feeling? - So-so → Comment est-ce que tu te sens? - Comme ci comme ça.
adj (= middling) → très moyen(ne)

SOS

nSOS nt; to radio an SOSSOS funken

SOS

[ˌɛsəʊˈɛs] nS.O.S. m inv

SOS

(esəuˈes) noun
a call for help or rescue, often in code and usually from a distance. Send an SOS to the mainland to tell them that we are sinking!

SOS

نِدَاءُ اسْتِغَاثَة SOS SOS SOS σήμα κινδύνου S.O.S. SOS SOS SOS SOS 救難信号 SOS SOS SOS SOS SOS радиосигнал бедствия (SOS) SOS สัญญาณขอความช่วยเหลือ SOS tín hiệu cấp cứu SOS 紧急呼救
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