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NOUN (5)

1. a chronic progressive nervous disorder involving loss of myelin sheath around certain nerve fibers;
[syn: multiple sclerosis, MS, disseminated sclerosis, disseminated multiple sclerosis]

2. a state in the Deep South on the gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate States during the American Civil War;
[syn: Mississippi, Magnolia State, MS]

3. a master's degree in science;
[syn: Master of Science, MS, SM, MSc]

4. the form of a literary work submitted for publication;
[syn: manuscript, ms]

5. a form of address for a woman;
[syn: Ms, Ms.]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Sclerosis \Scle*ro"sis\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. (??, fr. sklhro`s hard.] 1. (Med.) Induration; hardening; especially, that form of induration produced in an organ by increase of its interstitial connective tissue. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Hardening of the cell wall by lignification. [1913 Webster] Cerebro-spinal sclerosis (Med.), an affection in which patches of hardening, produced by increase of the neuroglia and atrophy of the true nerve tissue, are found scattered throughout the brain and spinal cord. It is associated with complete or partial paralysis, a peculiar jerking tremor of the muscles, headache, and vertigo, and is usually fatal. Formerly referred to as multiple sclerosis, disseminated sclerosis, or insular sclerosis, but now usually called only multiple sclerosis, or MS. [1913 Webster +PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

MS n 1: a chronic progressive nervous disorder involving loss of myelin sheath around certain nerve fibers [syn: multiple sclerosis, MS, disseminated sclerosis, disseminated multiple sclerosis] 2: a state in the Deep South on the gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate States during the American Civil War [syn: Mississippi, Magnolia State, MS] 3: a master's degree in science [syn: Master of Science, MS, SM, MSc] 4: the form of a literary work submitted for publication [syn: manuscript, ms] 5: a form of address for a woman [syn: Ms, Ms.]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

86 Moby Thesaurus words for "MS": amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, article, autograph, brain disease, brainchild, cephalalgia, cerebral palsy, chorea, composition, computer printout, copy, document, draft, edited version, emotional disorder, engrossment, epilepsy, essay, fair copy, falling sickness, fiction, final draft, finished version, first draft, flimsy, glossopharyngeal neuralgia, headache, herpes zoster, holograph, ischialgia, letter, literae scriptae, literary artefact, literary production, literature, lucubration, manuscript, matter, migraine, multiple sclerosis, nervous disorder, neuralgia, neuritis, neuropathy, nonfiction, opus, organic psychosis, original, palsy, paper, parchment, penscript, piece, piece of writing, play, poem, polyneuritis, pressure neuropathy, priapism, printed matter, printout, production, radiculitis, reading matter, recension, sciatic neuritis, sciatica, screed, scrip, script, scrive, scroll, second draft, shaking palsy, shingles, spastic paralysis, the jerks, the written word, tic douloureux, toxic psychosis, transcript, transcription, typescript, version, work, writing
V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014):

MS Message Store
V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014):

MS Memory Stick
V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014):

MS Meta Signaling (ATM, ???)
V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014):

MS MicroSoft (manufacturer, MS)
V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014):

MS Mobile Station (GSM, mobile-systems)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

ms 1. millisecond. 2. The country code for Montserrat. (1999-01-27)