cs

1 of 5

abbreviation (1)

1
case; cases
2
census
3
consciousness
4
consul

Cs

2 of 5

abbreviation (2)

cirrostratus

Cs

3 of 5

symbol

cesium

CS

4 of 5

noun

: a potent tear gas C10H5ClN2 used especially for riot control

CS

5 of 5

abbreviation (3)

1
capital stock
2
cesarean section
3
chief of staff
4
Christian Science
5
civil service
6
conditioned stimulus
7
county seat

Word History

Etymology

Noun

Ben B. Corson †1987 and Roger W. Staughton †1957 American chemists

First Known Use

Noun

1960, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cs was in 1960

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Cite this Entry

“Cs.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cs. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

cs

1 of 3 abbreviation
1
case
2
cesarean section
3
conditioned stimulus
4
consciousness
5
corticosteroid
6
current strength

Cs

2 of 3 symbol
cesium

CS

3 of 3 noun
: a potent lacrimatory and nausea-producing gas C10H5ClN2 used in riot control and chemical warfare

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