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Sr

Noun

1 a soft silver-white or yellowish metallic element of the alkali metal group; turns yellow in air; occurs in celestite and strontianite [syn: strontium, atomic number 38]
2 the unit of solid angle adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites [syn: steradian]sr. adj : used of the older of two persons of the same name especially used to distinguish a father from his son; "Bill Adams, Sr." [syn: elder, older]

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Translingual

Symbol

Sr
  1. Symbol for strontium.

English

Sr. or Sr (British)
  1. senior; A title used after a father's name when his son is given the same name.
    John Doe Sr.

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Spanish

Etymology

Shortened form of Señor.

abbreviation Spanish

Sr. or Sr

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Extensive Definition

SR, in each context, may stand for:
=Sr.= Sr. may stand for:
  • Senior, added after a father's name when his son (suffixed "Jr.") has the same name.
  • Sister, a nun's formal title.
= sr = sr may stand for:
Sr in Czech: SR
Sr in German: SR
Sr in Spanish: SR
Sr in Esperanto: Sr
Sr in French: SR
Sr in Korean: SR
Sr in Indonesian: SR
Sr in Italian: SR
Sr in Dutch: Sr
Sr in Japanese: SR
Sr in Polish: Sr
Sr in Portuguese: SR
Sr in Kölsch: SR (Watt ėßß datt?)
Sr in Finnish: Sr
Sr in Swedish: SR
Sr in Chinese: Sr
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