1. sounding rocket a research rocket used to obtain information about the atmosphere at various altitudes
  2. sand cricket large wingless nocturnal grasshopper that burrows in loose soil along the Pacific coast of the United States
  3. sounding board a person whose reactions to something serve as an indication of its acceptability
  4. speeding ticket a ticket issued for driving above the speed limit
  5. snowy tree cricket pale yellowish tree cricket widely distributed in North America
  6. sounding lead a metal bob at the end of a sounding line
  7. spending cut the act of reducing spending
  8. single crochet a crochet stitch
  9. endangered in imminent threat of extinction
  10. standing order a rule of order permanently in force
  11. sounding line (nautical) plumb line for determining depth
  12. ascending aorta the ascending part of the aorta as it emerges from the left ventricle
  13. Indian grackle glossy black Asiatic starling often taught to mimic speech
  14. descending aorta the descending part of the aorta that branches into the thoracic and abdominal aortae
  15. Indian crocus any of several dwarf orchids of the genus Pleione bearing one or two solitary white or pink to magenta or occasionally yellow flowers with slender stalks
  16. landing skid one of two parts of the landing gear of a helicopter
  17. soundtrack sound recording on a narrow strip of a motion picture film
  18. standing room room for passengers or spectators to stand
  19. condescending characteristic of those who treat others with arrogance
  20. garden rocket erect European annual often grown as a salad crop to be harvested when young and tender