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  1. (metrology) Symbol for the terasiemens, an SI unit of electrical conductance equal to 1012 siemens.




  1. transsexual
    • 1996, Zachary I. Nataf, Lesbians talk transgender, page 26:
      To want such genitals is to want the genitals of a TS man and not those of a genetic man. What is offered by the surgeons as a compromise instead of a fully functioning penis becomes for some FTMs an instance of transgender pride []
    • 2000, Viviane Namaste, Invisible Lives: The Erasure of Transsexual and Transgendered People, page 179:
      Just like any other form of prejudice and discrimination, if some non-transsexual women are threatening the safety of a TS woman because she is a transsexual, it should be dealt with immediately and efficiently.
    • 2007 Lamentations In The Cool Of The Evening (ISBN 0615166113), page 141:
      Many young TS ladies don't just need plastic surgery, []



  1. transsexual
  2. transcript
  3. tough shit
  4. technical standard (usage from ISO)
  5. turbine ship (steam turbine powered steamship)
  6. Tourette syndrome
    • 1992, David E. Comings, Tourette syndrome and human behavior, page 247:
      One mother of a TS boy with encopresis reported It came on suddenly, lasted two weeks and went away just as suddenly, almost like a tic, []
    • 2012, Basal Ganglia Diseases: Advances in Research and Treatment (ISBN 1464923671), page 237:
      We report (1) [] ; (2) TS boys showed thinner cortex relative to TS girls []
  7. Turner syndrome

Proper noun[edit]


  1. Transylvanian Saxon
    • 1994, Carol Blackshire-Belay, The Germanic Mosaic: Cultural and Linguistic Diversity in Society, page 98:
      [] a beautiful, internationally based folk etymology in Transylvanian Saxon: the French formula de haute volée, "of high rank" [] became Håt-voll-lei, literally "hat full of lei" ( = "rich person") in the TS popular usage.
      The Romanian family name [] is Radu, to which the TS feminine marker -an (HG -in) is attached.