• El Salvador
    El Salvador
    El Salvador or simply Salvador is the smallest and the most densely populated country in Central America. The country's capital city and largest city is San Salvador; Santa Ana and San Miguel are also important cultural and commercial centers in the country and in all of Central America...

    , ISO 3166-1 country code
  • Schuylkill Valley
    Schuylkill Valley School District
    Schuylkill Valley is a school district located in Berks County. The name derives from the Schuylkill River, which flows through the valley where the district is located.-Geography:...

    , a school district in Pennsylvania, United States
  • Sierra Vista, a small city in the South-Eastern corner of Arizona, United States
  • South Vietnam
    South Vietnam
    South Vietnam was a state which governed southern Vietnam until 1975. It received international recognition in 1950 as the "State of Vietnam" and later as the "Republic of Vietnam" . Its capital was Saigon...

  • Silicon Valley
    Silicon Valley
    Silicon Valley is a term which refers to the southern part of the San Francisco Bay Area in Northern California in the United States. The region is home to many of the world's largest technology corporations...


  • Der Verein für Deutsche Schäferhunde, the German Shepherd Dog Club of Germany
  • Saudi Arabian Airlines
    Saudi Arabian Airlines
    Saudi Arabian Airlines is the flag carrier airline of Saudi Arabia, based in Jeddah. It operates domestic and international scheduled flights to over 90 destinations in the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Europe and North America...

     IATA airline designator
  • Singer Vinger
    Singer Vinger
    Singer Vinger is an Estonian punk rock band. It was founded in 1986, before that being named Pära Trust , Turist and Aken among others; the name Singer Vinger was picked by authorities, because "Turist" was deemed inappropriate by the Soviet Estonian ministry of culture...

    , an Estonian punk rock band
  • Slovenska vojska, the Slovenian Armed Forces
  • Socialist Left Party (Norway)
    Socialist Left Party (Norway)
    The Socialist Left Party or SV, is a Norwegian left-wing political party. At one point one of the smallest parties in Parliament, it became the fourth-largest political party in Norway for the first time in the 2001 parliamentary election, and has been so ever since...

     (Sosialistisk Venstreparti), a Norwegian political party
  • Southern Vectis
    Southern Vectis
    The Southern Vectis Omnibus Company Limited is the dominant bus operator on the Isle of Wight. It was purchased by the Go-Ahead Group in 2005 and is a part of the company's Go South Coast division. The firm employs 299 staff, with 105 single deck, double deck and open-top buses and coaches...

    , a bus company on the Isle of Wight, England
  • Belgian State Security Service
    Belgian State Security Service
    The Belgian State Security Service, known in Dutch as Veiligheid van de Staat, or Staatsveiligheid , and in French as Sûreté de l'État , is a Belgian intelligence agency...

     (Staatsveiligheid, short for Veiligheid van de Staat), a Belgian state security intelligence and investigation organisation

Popular culture

  • Save (sport)
    Save (sport)
    In baseball, a save is credited to a pitcher who finishes a game for the winning team under certain prescribed circumstances. The number of saves, or percentage of save opportunities successfully converted, is an oft-cited statistic of relief pitchers...

    , a baseball statistic
  • Smallville (TV series)
    Smallville (TV series)
    Smallville is an American television series developed by writers/producers Alfred Gough and Miles Millar based on the DC Comics character Superman, originally created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. The television series was initially broadcast by The WB Television Network , premiering on October...

  • Soopa Villainz
    Soopa Villainz
    Soopa Villainz was an American hip hop supergroup based in Detroit, Michigan. Formed in 2002, the group consisted of Psychopathic Records-associated rappers Joseph Bruce , Joseph Utsler , Rashaam "Esham" Smith , and Lavel . The songs of Soopa Villainz center thematically on nefarious actions...

    , a musical group


  • ESP SV
    ESP SV
    The ESP SV is a series of electric guitars produced by ESP.The ESP SV is a series that is only produced for the Japanese and European market. Notable users of models in the SV Series include Alexi Laiho of Children of Bodom, Kai Hansen of Gamma Ray, Mike Spreitzer of DevilDriver, and...

    , a series of electric guitars produced by ESP Guitars
  • Hamburger SV
    Hamburger SV
    Hamburger Sport-Verein, usually referred to as HSV in Germany and Hamburg in international parlance, is a German multi-sport club based in Hamburg, its largest branch being its football department...

    , German Bundesliga team
  • MG SV, a sports car made by MG Rover
  • Lamborghini Murcielago SV, Lamborghini Diablo SV, Lamborghini Miura SV, Italian Supersports cars {Super Veloce}


  • Saturn V
    Saturn V
    The Saturn V was an American human-rated expendable rocket used by NASA's Apollo and Skylab programs from 1967 until 1973. A multistage liquid-fueled launch vehicle, NASA launched 13 Saturn Vs from the Kennedy Space Center, Florida with no loss of crew or payload...

    , a rocket
  • Saturn V, an alternative designation for the Centaur
    Centaur (rocket stage)
    Centaur is a rocket stage designed for use as the upper stage of space launch vehicles. Centaur boosts its satellite payload to geosynchronous orbit or, in the case of an interplanetary space probe, to or near to escape velocity...

     rocket stage
  • Schrader valve
    Schrader valve
    The Schrader valve is a brand of pneumatic tire valve used on virtually every motor vehicle in the world today. The Schrader company, for which it was named, was founded in 1844 by August Schrader...

    , one of the two common tire valve systems
  • Sidevalve, a British term for a type of internal-combustion piston engine
  • Space vehicle
  • Sony Vegas
    Sony Vegas
    Sony Vegas is a professional video editing software package for non-linear editing systems originally published by Sonic Foundry, now owned and run by Sony Creative Software. Originally developed as an audio editor, it eventually developed into an NLE for video and audio from version 2.0...

  • SystemVerilog
    In the semiconductor and electronic design industry, SystemVerilog is a combined Hardware Description Language and Hardware Verification Language based on extensions to Verilog.-History:...

    , a version of Verilog with C++-like features


  • Sailing vessel
    Sailing vessel
    Sailing vessel can refer to:*Sailing ship*Sailboat*Ice boat*Land yacht...

    , a term used in ship prefixes (also S/V)
  • significantly viewed
    Significantly viewed out of market TV stations in the United States
    Significantly viewed are television stations determined by the Federal Communications Commission to be local stations that have a significant viewership outside of their Nielsen designated market area...

    , a class of TV station in the United States
  • Spiritus vini, the Latin term for distilled spirits of wine, that is, brandy
    Brandy is a spirit produced by distilling wine. Brandy generally contains 35%–60% alcohol by volume and is typically taken as an after-dinner drink...

  • Stattkus-Verzeichnis
    The Stattkus-Verzeichnis is a catalogue of the musical compositions of the Italian Baroque composer Claudio Monteverdi. The catalogue was published in 1985 by Manfred H. Stattkus ; a second, new, revised and enlarged edition is due to appear in 2007. A free online version is already accessible....

    , a catalogue of the musical works of Claudio Monteverdi
  • Stroke Volume
    Stroke volume
    In cardiovascular physiology, stroke volume is the volume of blood pumped from one ventricle of the heart with each beat. SV is calculated using measurements of ventricle volumes from an echocardiogram and subtracting the volume of the blood in the ventricle at the end of a beat from the volume...

    , a medical term
  • Supplementary Vote, an electoral system
  • Svalbard
    Svalbard is an archipelago in the Arctic, constituting the northernmost part of Norway. It is located north of mainland Europe, midway between mainland Norway and the North Pole. The group of islands range from 74° to 81° north latitude , and from 10° to 35° east longitude. Spitsbergen is the...

     FIPS PUB 10-4 territory code
  • sub voce, abbreviated s.v.


  • Sievert
    The sievert is the International System of Units SI derived unit of dose equivalent radiation. It attempts to quantitatively evaluate the biological effects of ionizing radiation as opposed to just the absorbed dose of radiation energy, which is measured in gray...

    , an SI-derived unit of radiation dose
  • Sverdrup
    The sverdrup, named in honour of the pioneering oceanographer Harald Sverdrup, is a unit of measure of volume transport. It is used almost exclusively in oceanography, to measure the transport of ocean currents. Its symbol is Sv. Note that the sverdrup is not an SI unit, and that its symbol...

    , a unit of volume transport used in oceanography


  • .sv
    .sv is the Internet country code top-level domain for El Salvador.Microsoft's Internet Explorer 6 has a bug in its Swedish version where .sv is used instead of .se when typing ctrl+return for appending the suffix...

    , the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for El Salvador
  • Swedish language
    Swedish language
    Swedish is a North Germanic language, spoken by approximately 10 million people, predominantly in Sweden and parts of Finland, especially along its coast and on the Åland islands. It is largely mutually intelligible with Norwegian and Danish...

    ISO 639 alpha-2 language code (from the Swedish Svenska)
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