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sculpture the art or craft of making statues or other objects by carving, chiseling, or molding. [3 definitions]
scum a layer of waste matter that forms on the surface of a liquid. [2 definitions]
scurry to move quickly or in a hurried way.
scurvy a disease caused by not having enough vitamin C in the diet. A person with scurvy is usually very weak and has bleeding gums.
scythe a tool that has a long handle with a long, curved blade attached to the end at a right angle. It is used for cutting grass or harvesting grain by hand.
SD an abbreviation for South Dakota.
SE an abbreviation for southeast.
Se symbol of the chemical element selenium.
sea the salt water covering most of the earth; ocean. [4 definitions]
sea anemone a small sea animal with many tentacles. It looks like a flower. Sea anemones are related to jellyfish, but unlike jellyfish they spend their entire lives attached to underwater objects.
seaboard a region along the coast of a body of water.
seacoast land near or on the sea; seashore.
seafaring traveling by sea. [2 definitions]
seafood any sea animal that is served as food.
sea gull a gull that lives on or near the sea.
sea horse a small fish that swims with its head facing forward, but with its body and tail hanging down. Sea horses live in warm parts of the ocean. They use their curly tails to hang onto water plants.
seal1 a design that is stamped on wax or other soft material. Seals are used to make a document authentic or official. [5 definitions]
seal2 a mammal that spends most of its life in the ocean. Seals are a kind of pinniped, or mammal with flippers instead of feet. Various kinds of seals live in both warm and cold parts of the world's oceans. A few kinds live in fresh water. Seals are carnivores that eat fish and sea birds. They are closely related to sea lions and walruses.
sea level the surface level of the sea, halfway between high and low tide. It is used as the starting point for measuring elevations and depths.
sea lion a mammal that spends most of its life in the ocean. Sea lions are a kind of pinniped, or mammal with flippers instead of feet. Various kinds of sea lions live on the coasts of the Pacific Ocean. Sea lions are carnivores that eat fish and squid. They are closely related to seals and walruses.
seam a line formed by sewing two pieces of fabric together. [3 definitions]