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schwa a vowel sound that is spoken without any stress, such as the first "a" in "away." [2 definitions]
science a system of studying, testing, and experimenting on things in nature. Science is a search for general laws about how the world works. [2 definitions]
scientific having to do with science.
scientist a person who works in some branch of science.
scissors a tool used for cutting. Scissors are made up of two blades that are joined so that their edges may be opened and closed.
scold to speak in a sharp or angry way. [2 definitions]
scoop a tool with a short handle attached to a deep, curved bowl, used to take up food or grain. [6 definitions]
scoot to go with quick, sudden movements. [2 definitions]
scooter a child's toy that has a steering handle attached to a low board with one wheel at each end. A scooter is ridden by standing with one foot on the board while using the other foot to push against the ground.
-scope a suffix that means an instrument for seeing or observing.
scope the range or extent of one's view or thoughts. [2 definitions]
scorch to burn slightly. [3 definitions]
score the record of the total points earned in a game or test. [8 definitions]
scoreboard a large board on which the score in an athletic contest is shown, often along with other information about the game or players.
scorn a feeling of hatred for someone or something thought of as worthless or evil. [3 definitions]
Scorpio a constellation located between Libra and Sagittarius. Scorpio is also called the Scorpion. [3 definitions]
scorpion a small animal related to the spider. It has a long narrow body and a tail with a poisonous tip. Scorpions live in many warm, dry areas of the world.
Scot a person who was born in or is a citizen or Scotland.
Scotch of or having to do with Scotland, or its people; Scottish.
Scotland a country in Europe on the northern part of the island of Great Britain. Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland.
Scottish of or having to do with Scotland, or its people or language. [3 definitions]