1. specialty store a store that sells only one kind of merchandise
  2. special delivery mail that is delivered by a special carrier
  3. special relativity a physical theory of relativity based on the assumption that the speed of light in a vacuum is a constant and the assumption that the laws of physics are invariant in all inertial systems
  4. special drawing rights reserve assets in the International Monetary Fund
  5. special interest an individual or group who are concerned with some particular part of the economy and who try to influence legislators or bureaucrats to act in their favor
  6. Special Forces a division of the United States Army that is specially trained for guerilla fighting
  7. special verdict a verdict rendered on certain specific factual issues posed by the court without finding for one party or the other
  8. Special Air Service a specialist regiment of the British army that is trained in commando techniques of warfare and used in clandestine operations (especially against terrorist groups)
  9. salt reed grass tall reedlike grass common in salt meadows
  10. special court-martial a court-martial to try soldiers for offenses less serious that than those committed in action; consists of at least three officers
  11. spatial relation the spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated
  12. Sabbatia stellaris any of several pink-flowered marsh plant of the eastern United States resembling a true centaury
  13. special theory of relativity a physical theory of relativity based on the assumption that the speed of light in a vacuum is a constant and the assumption that the laws of physics are invariant in all inertial systems
  14. speckled rattlesnake markings vary but usually harmonize with background
  15. social drinker someone who drinks liquor repeatedly in small quantities
  16. special relativity theory a physical theory of relativity based on the assumption that the speed of light in a vacuum is a constant and the assumption that the laws of physics are invariant in all inertial systems
  17. special effect an effect used to produce scenes that cannot be achieved by normal techniques (especially on film)
  18. ipsilateral on or relating to the same side (of the body)
  19. scarlet fritillary western United States herb with scarlet and yellow narrow bell-shaped flowers
  20. special agent someone whose authority is limited to the special undertaking they have been instructed to perform