SI

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Translingual[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

SI

  1. Système International d'Unités or the International System of Units, commonly known as the metric system.
    see Appendix on SI Units

Etymology 2[edit]

Symbol[edit]

SI

  1. (international standards) ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country code for Slovenia since 1992.
    Synonym: SVN (alpha-3)

English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

Proper noun[edit]

SI

  1. Initialism of Smithsonian Institution.

Noun[edit]

SI (countable and uncountable, plural SIs)

  1. (electronics) Initialism of signal integrity.
  2. (technology) Initialism of systems integration.
  3. Initialism of self-injury.
  4. (fandom slang) Initialism of self-insertion. (of the author into fan fiction)
  5. (mechanical engineering) Initialism of spark ignition.
  6. Initialism of supporting information.
  7. Initialism of special intelligence.
  8. (finance) Initialism of systematic internaliser.
  9. Initialism of swarm intelligence.
  10. (UK, Canada, Australia, law) Initialism of statutory instrument.
    • 2016 December 15, Kelly, Richard, Statutory Instruments[1], House of Commons Library Briefing Paper 6509, archived from the original on 7 January 2022, retrieved 9 February 2022, page 1:
      The scope of SIs varies greatly, from the technical (e.g. to set or vary the dates on which different provisions of an Act will come into force, to change the levels of fines or penalties for offences or to make consequential and transitional provisions) to the much wider-ranging, such as filling out the broad provisions in Acts.
  11. Initialism of subinspector. (of police, etc)
    India's first transgender SI

Alternative forms[edit]

  • S.I. (statutory instrument, chiefly in citation)

Adjective[edit]

SI (not comparable)

  1. (anatomy, medicine) Initialism of sacroiliac.

Anagrams[edit]


French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɛ.si/, /e.si/
  • (file)

Proper noun[edit]

SI m

  1. Abbreviation of Système international. (Système international d'unités) (the international standard metric system)

Alternative forms[edit]

  • S.I., S. I. (Système International d'Unités)

Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English SI, from French SI.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

S(エス)I(アイ) (esuai

  1. Synonym of 国際単位系 (Kokusai Tan'ikei, International System of Units); the SI

Portuguese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

SI m

  1. Abbreviation of Sistema Internacional. SI

Spanish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

SI m

  1. Abbreviation of Sinaloa. (Mexican state)