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 Dictionary entry overview: What does SOS mean? 

SOS (noun)
  The noun SOS has 1 sense:

1. an internationally recognized distress signal in radio code

  Familiarity information: SOS used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

SOS (noun)



An internationally recognized distress signal in radio code

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("SOS" is a kind of...):

distress call; distress signal (an internationally recognized signal sent out by a ship or plane indicating that help is needed)

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