Symbol. Standing for: (1) entropy; (2) siemens; (3) sulphur.
Abbreviation. Used in cement notation for silica, SiO2.
Abbreviation. Standing for second.
- sable detail brush.
Noun. A ware decorating brush with very short, highly pointed hairs; used for feature and fine detail application.
- sabulous, sabulose.
Adjective. Gritty; of sand like texture.
- saccharoidal marble.
Noun. A form of marble that has even sized grains between small and large and contains some pyroxene impurity to give an overall sugary appearance.
- sacrificial plaster.
Noun. A lime putty, sepiolite, porous chalk and limestone aggregate mix put on to brick and stone work to draw-out salt solutions from them while at the same time acting as a plaster for decoration. When the brickwork or stones are dried out the plaster is removed and replaced with normal facing. Also called poultice plaster.
Noun. An item of wedge-shaped kiln furniture employed as a prop between plates packed on edge in a kiln.
- saddle arch.
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