from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. Selective Service System

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  • Selective Service System
  • super soft source

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  • n. an independent federal agency that administers compulsory military service


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  • Crippled by the repetitive cycle of silly pre-taped bits, filler and judge commentary, sufferers begin to lose their ability to focus on any real on-screen artistry, gradually developing an insensitivity to sad singer stories also known as SSS, an entirely separate disorder plaguing every talent show on Earth.

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  • If a SSS is the critical piece of the puzzle, than I'll politely fight tooth and nail for FCS.

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  • It seems the SSS are the aggressors at the moment. Antenna

  • Having no memories of his past, Otonashi is "persuaded" into joining a group called the SSS led by a girl name Yuri.

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  • "The SSS will be the core Umid system," Neri said, explaining that the SSS will be the central agency in the implementation of the project.

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  • How dare the chinese chauvinists calling the SSS as racist when their brethren in Dong Zong are fighting tooth and nail to keep their children from integrating with the rest of their fellow

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  • Thumbnail at left (Alexandre Meneghini, AP) (link to full-size): A follower of Miranda holds a baby with "SSS" painted on her head.

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  • He therefore ordered a false distress signal, giving a different position and apparently coming from the Newton Beech, and using the prefix "SSS" denoting an attack by a submarine, to be sent out on the Huntsman's wireless.

    Graf Spee

  • Unless the current NASA leadership makes it clear that the "SSS" (great name) won't be tolerated, the fear is not misplaced.

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  • DoD heft may come in handy to beat back "SSS" or Symbolic Safety Syndrome where NASA safety mandarins come up with hundreds of proposed EELV mods that would make the boosters symbolically but not actually safer.

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