In arts and entertainment

  • Singapore Symphony Chorus
    Singapore Symphony Chorus
    The Singapore Symphony Chorus is the performing choir of the Singapore Symphony Orchestra . The SSC performs solely with the SSO, presenting an average of three programmes a year. The SSC was initiated in 1980 under the direction of Choo Hoey, then Music Director of the SSO...

  • Saïan Supa Crew
    Saïan Supa Crew
    Saïan Supa Crew is a French rap collective composed of three groups: Explicit Samouraï, OFX and Simple Spirit. The name 'Saïan Supa' is a reference to the Super Saiyan from the manga and anime Dragon Ball Z/GT....

    , a French rap group
  • So Solid Crew
    So Solid Crew
    So Solid Crew is an electronic and urban musical collective from South London, England, whose hits include "Oh No " and "21 Seconds", the latter reaching number one in the UK Singles Chart in August 2001. Another hit, "They Don't Know", reached number three in November 2001 and "Haters" got to...

    , a UK garage group


  • Seoul Semiconductor Company
    Seoul Semiconductor
    Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd is a Korean company manufacturing LED devices. The company is listed on KOSDAQ.In November 2006 Seoul Semiconductors announced it would be the first company to start selling in quantities LED light sources that can be plugged directly into 110 V or 230 V AC...

    , a Korean manufacturer of LEDs
  • Shanghai Supercomputer Center
    Shanghai Supercomputer Center
    Shanghai Supercomputer Center , founded on December 2000, was invested by Shanghai Municipal Government. With its world-class facilities and quality services, Shanghai Supercomputer Center offers high performance computing, technical support and technical consulting services to wide range of...

    , a High Performance Computing Service Provider
  • Shelby SuperCars, an automobile manufacturer
  • Specialized Systems Consultants
    Specialized Systems Consultants
    Specialized System Consultants , is a private media company that publishes magazines and reference manuals. SSC properties include , , the monthly international print magazine Linux Journal, and the webzine Tux Magazine.-Controversy:...

    , a private media company
  • Swedish Space Corporation
    Swedish Space Corporation
    The Swedish Space Corporation is a comprehensive space company covering the entire field, from the definition of innovative business concepts and space projects to the development, tests and operation of the systems....

    , a Swedish government owned company
  • Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline, Inc, based in Owensboro, KY
  • Syrian Satellite Channel
    Syrian Satellite Channel
    Syrian satellite channel is the satellite television channel owned by RTV Syria and broadcast throughout the world on various satellites, it broadcasts several programmes including soap operas, news reviews including press and interviews....

    , a satellite television channel owned by RTV Syria
  • Shared Spectrum Company, a private company working in the field of Dynamic Spectrum Access
    Dynamic Spectrum Management
    Dynamic spectrum management , also referred to as dynamic spectrum access , is a set of techniques based on theoretical concepts in network information theory and game theory that is being researched and developed to improve the performance of a communication network as a whole...

In education

  • Student selected component
    Student selected component
    Student selected components are optional elements within the undergraduate medical syllabus in UK medical schools, introduced following the recommendations of the 2002 report, "Tomorrow's Doctors", by the General Medical Council that the syllabus should include student choice...

    s, optional elements in the syllabus of UK medical schools
  • Secondary School Certificate
    Secondary School Certificate
    The Secondary School Certificate, also known as SSC, is a public examination taken by students in Bangladesh, Pakistan and in the states of Tamilnadu, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Goa in India after successfully completing at least ten years of schooling. It is followed...

    , the certificate given to students graduating from a secondary school
    Secondary school
    Secondary school is a term used to describe an educational institution where the final stage of schooling, known as secondary education and usually compulsory up to a specified age, takes place...

     in India
    India , officially the Republic of India , is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by geographical area, the second-most populous country with over 1.2 billion people, and the most populous democracy in the world...

    , Pakistan
    Pakistan , officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan is a sovereign state in South Asia. It has a coastline along the Arabian Sea and the Gulf of Oman in the south and is bordered by Afghanistan and Iran in the west, India in the east and China in the far northeast. In the north, Tajikistan...

     or Bangladesh
    Bangladesh , officially the People's Republic of Bangladesh is a sovereign state located in South Asia. It is bordered by India on all sides except for a small border with Burma to the far southeast and by the Bay of Bengal to the south...

  • Secondary School Certificate examination

In Australia

  • Sydney Secondary College
    Sydney Secondary College
    Sydney Secondary College is a network of high schools in Sydney's Inner-West, with three campuses.-Campuses:The three campuses that make up Sydney Secondary College are:* Leichhardt Campus, a co-educational, years 7-10, partially selective school...

    , a public school in Sydney, Australia
  • St Stanislaus' College, Bathurst, New South Wales
  • Santa Sabina College
    Santa Sabina College
    Santa Sabina College, is a Roman Catholic, Dominican, day school for girls K-12 and boys K-4, located in Strathfield, an inner-western suburb of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia....

    , Strathfield, New South Wales
  • Saint Stephen's College, Coomera, Queensland

In the Philippines

  • St. Scholastica's College
    St. Scholastica's College
    St. Scholastica's College, Manila is a Catholic institution for women established in 1906 and managed by the Missionary Benedictine Sisters of Tutzing. It is located in 3.66 hectare lot in Malate in the city of Manila. It is bounded by Estrada Street on the north, P...

     in Manila, Philippines
  • San Sebastian College – Recoletos in Manila, Philippines

In the United States

  • Saint Stanislaus College
    Saint Stanislaus College
    St. Stanislaus College is an all-male Roman Catholic boarding school in Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi. It is owned and operated by the Brothers of the Sacred Heart order....

    , a high school in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi
  • Salem State University, a public college in Salem, Massachusetts
  • Seminole State College of Florida, a public college in Seminole County, Florida
  • South Suburban College
    South Suburban College
    South Suburban College is a community college located in the south suburbs of Chicago serving the Chicago Southland. The main campus is situated in South Holland, Illinois with a second campus called the University and College Center in Oak Forest, Illinois...

    , a community college in South Holland, Illinois

Groups and organizations

  • Statistical Society of Canada
  • Sierra Student Coalition
    Sierra Student Coalition
    The Sierra Student Coalition is the national student chapter of the Sierra Club. Founded by Adam Werbach in 1991, it now has about 14,000 members and is likely the largest student-led environmental group in the United States.- National-level :...

    , a student-run arm of the Sierra Club
  • Society of Solicitors in the Supreme Courts of Scotland
    Society of Solicitors in the Supreme Courts of Scotland
    The Society of Solicitors in the Supreme Courts of Scotland is a professional association of solicitors in Scotland representing those lawyers who practice in and around the College of Justice...

    , a professional association of solicitors in Scotland
  • Society of the Holy Cross
    Society of the Holy Cross
    The Society of the Holy Cross is an international Anglo-Catholic society of priests with members in the Anglican Communion, the Continuing Anglican Movement and the Roman Catholic Church's Anglican Use...

     (Societas Sanctae Crucis)
  • Society of the Sacred Cross
    Society of the Sacred Cross
    The Society of the Sacred Cross is an Anglican religious order founded at Tymawr in 1923 with guidance from Fr G. Northcott of the Community of the Resurrection. The society today consists of less than ten professed sisters, with several oblates and associates....

  • Species Survival Commission, a part of the World Conservation Union (IUCN)
  • State Security Council
    State Security Council
    The State Security Council presided over the National Security Management System of president P W Botha's apartheid regime in South Africa. Its function was to advise the government on formulating and executing national security policy. Botha himself chaired the SSC, which was served by a...

     of apartheid South Africa
    History of South Africa in the apartheid era
    Apartheid was a system of racial segregation enforced by the National Party governments of South Africa between 1948 and 1994, under which the rights of the majority 'non-white' inhabitants of South Africa were curtailed and white supremacy and Afrikaner minority rule was maintained...

  • State Services Commission
    State Services Commission
    The State Services Commission , formerly the Public Service Commission, is a central government agency within the New Zealand government. The current State Services Commissioner is Iain Rennie...

     of New Zealand
  • Sector Skills Council


  • Shaw Air Force Base
    Shaw Air Force Base
    Shaw Air Force Base is a United States Military facility located approximately west-northwest of Sumter, South Carolina. It is under the jurisdiction of the United States Air Force Air Combat Command...

     in South Carolina (FAA code)
  • John C. Stennis Space Center
    John C. Stennis Space Center
    The John C. Stennis Space Center , located in Hancock County, Mississippi, at the Mississippi-Louisiana border, is NASA's largest rocket engine test facility.- History :...

     in southern Mississippi
  • Second Severn Crossing
    Second Severn Crossing
    The Second Severn Crossing is a bridge which carries the M4 motorway over the River Severn between England and Wales, inaugurated on 5 June 1996 by HRH The Prince of Wales to augment the traffic capacity of the original Severn Bridge built in 1966...

     bridge over the River Severn, between England and Wales
  • South Sioux City, Nebraska
    South Sioux City, Nebraska
    -2000 Census:As of the census of 2000, there were 11,925 people, 4,304 households, and 2,961 families residing in the city. Of the 11,925 people, 48.6% are male and 51.4% are female. The population density was 2,431.6 people per square mile . There were 4,557 housing units at an average density of...

    , United States
  • Second Severn Crossing
    Second Severn Crossing
    The Second Severn Crossing is a bridge which carries the M4 motorway over the River Severn between England and Wales, inaugurated on 5 June 1996 by HRH The Prince of Wales to augment the traffic capacity of the original Severn Bridge built in 1966...

    , a motorway bridge across the River Severn from England to Wales
  • Sool
    Sool is an administrative region in northern Somalia.-Overview:With its capital at Las Anod, Sool is historically known for being the seat of the anti-colonial Dervish movement....

    , Sanaag
    Sanaag is an administrative region in northern Somalia. Its capital city is Erigavo.Sanaag has a long coastline facing the Gulf of Aden to the north, and is bordered by the Somali regions of Woqooyi Galbeed, Togdheer, Sool and Bari....

     and Cayn regions in Somalia, which are the subject of the secessionist Hoggaanka Badbaadada iyo Mideynta SSC


  • Thrust SSC, world's first supersonic land vehicle and current land speed record holder
  • Ship-to-Shore Connector a future air-cushion vehicle (hovercraft) of the United States Navy
  • Soft structured carrier, a soft (often fabric) baby carrier
  • Sistema Supporto Condotta
    Sistema Supporto Condotta
    The Sistema Supporto Condotta , or SSC is a railway safety system used by Italian railway operator Ferrovie dello Stato. Its function is to provide a comprehensive set of visual helps to the driver, about block signaling, speed limits and temporary limitations...

    , a kind of automated railway signaling in use on the Italian railway network

In the life sciences

  • California species of special concern
    California species of special concern
    "Species of special concern" is a protective legal designation assigned by the California Department of Fish & Game to wildlife species that are at risk...

    , a legal protective designation for at-risk wildlife in the state of California
  • Stretch shortening cycle
    Stretch shortening cycle
    A stretch-shortening cycle can be defined as an active stretch of a muscle followed by an immediate shortening of that same muscle.-Research Studies:...

    , a process of faster muscular contraction after a dynamic stretch
  • SSC buffer
    SSC buffer
    In biochemistry and molecular biology, the saline-sodium citrate buffer is used as a hybridization buffer, to control stringency for washing steps in protocols for Southern blotting, in situ hybridization, DNA Microarray or Northern blotting...

    , a saline sodium citrate buffer commonly used in molecular biology and organic chemistry
  • Spontaneous synaptic current, in electrophysiology
    Electrophysiology is the study of the electrical properties of biological cells and tissues. It involves measurements of voltage change or electric current on a wide variety of scales from single ion channel proteins to whole organs like the heart...

In the physical sciences

  • Spatial Synoptic Classification system
    Spatial Synoptic Classification system
    Based upon the Bergeron air mass classification scheme is the Spatial Synoptic Classification system, or SSC. There are six categories within the SSC scheme: Dry Polar , Dry Moderate , Dry Tropical , Moist Polar , Moist Moderate Based upon the Bergeron air mass classification scheme is the...

    , which is a way of diagnosing the climate of a location using air mass theory
  • Sulfide stress cracking, a type of corrosion
  • Super Star Clusters
    Super star cluster
    A super star cluster is a very large region that is thought to be the precursor of a globular cluster. They typically contain a very large number of young, massive stars that ionize a surrounding H II region, similar to our Milky Way's so-called "Ultra dense H II regions ". An SSC's H II region is...

    , in astronomy, possible progenitors of globular clusters
  • Superconducting Super Collider
    Superconducting Super Collider
    The Superconducting Super Collider was a particle accelerator complex under construction in the vicinity of Waxahachie, Texas that was set to be world's largest and most energetic, surpassing the current record held by the Large Hadron Collider. Its planned ring circumference was with an energy...

    , a colliding beam particle accelerator partially built by the U.S. government before being canceled in 1993

In computing and information technology

  • Secure Socket Certificate precludes data sent between a web server and a web browser from being read by a third-party
  • Spread-Spectrum Clocking
    Spread spectrum
    Spread-spectrum techniques are methods by which a signal generated in a particular bandwidth is deliberately spread in the frequency domain, resulting in a signal with a wider bandwidth...

    , a technique used to reduce electromagnetic interference (EMI) produced by synchronous digital systems (such as computer systems).
  • SQL Server Compact
    SQL Server Compact
    Microsoft SQL Server Compact is a compact relational database produced by Microsoft for applications that run on mobile devices and desktops. Prior to the introduction of the desktop platform, it was known as SQL Server for Windows CE and SQL Server Mobile Edition...

    , a small-footprint database from Microsoft
  • Sufficiently Smart Compiler, any of a family of theoretically possible compilers able to perform sophisticated but unrealistic code optimizations
    Compiler optimization
    Compiler optimization is the process of tuning the output of a compiler to minimize or maximize some attributes of an executable computer program. The most common requirement is to minimize the time taken to execute a program; a less common one is to minimize the amount of memory occupied...

  • SinuSoidal Coding used for audio in MPEG-4 Part 3
    MPEG-4 Part 3
    MPEG-4 Part 3 or MPEG-4 Audio is the third part of the ISO/IEC MPEG-4 international standard developed by Moving Picture Experts Group. It specifies audio coding methods...

In sports

  • Speed Skating Canada
    Speed Skating Canada
    Speed Skating Canada is the governing body for competitive long track and short track speed skating in Canada. It was founded in 1887, five years before the International Skating Union of which SSC later became a member in 1894.-History:In 1854, three British army officers raced on the St...

  • Sinhalese Sports Club Ground
    Sinhalese Sports Club Ground
    The Sinhalese Sports Club is one of the most famous cricket grounds in Sri Lanka. It is theheadquarters of Sri Lanka Cricket, the controlling body of cricket in Sri Lanka. The Ground often cited as the Lord's of Sri Lanka, hosting most domestic finals and one of preeminent international cricket...

    , a venue for international cricket matches in Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • The Sunshine State Conference
    Sunshine State Conference
    The Sunshine State Conference was originally formed in 1975 as an NCAA Division II men's basketball conference. It has since expanded to sponsor championships in 14 sports, including men's and women's basketball, baseball, men's and women's golf, women's rowing, men's and women's soccer, softball,...

    , a sports organization in Florida
  • Silver Swimming Certificate, a certification awarded to swimmers

Other uses

  • The U.S. Army's Soldier Systems Center
    U.S. Army Soldier Systems Center
    The United States Army Soldier Systems Center is a military research complex and installation in Natick, Massachusetts charged by the U.S. Department of Defense with the research and development of food, clothing, shelters, airdrop systems, and other servicemember support items for the U.S....

     in Natick, Massachusetts
  • Safe, sane and consensual, a practice in BDSM
  • Strawberry Shortcake
    Strawberry Shortcake
    Strawberry Shortcake is a licensed character owned by American Greetings, originally used in greeting cards and expanded to include dolls, posters, and other products...

    , a doll brand from American Greetings
  • Shared services
    Shared services
    Shared services refers to the provision of a service by one part of an organization or group where that service had previously been found in more than one part of the organization or group. Thus the funding and resourcing of the service is shared and the providing department effectively becomes an...

    , the provision of a service by one part of an organization or group where that service had previously been found in more than one part of the organization or group
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