a respectful or formal term of address used to a man:
(initial capital letter) the distinctive title of a knight or baronet:
Sir Walter Scott.
(initial capital letter) a title of respect for some notable personage of ancient times:
Sir Pandarus of Troy.
a lord or gentleman:
noble sirs and ladies.
an ironic or humorous title of respect:
Archaic. a title of respect used before a noun to designate profession, rank, etc.:
sir priest; sir clerk.
a formal or polite term of address for a man
(archaic) a gentleman of high social status
a title of honour placed before the name of a knight or baronet: Sir Walter Raleigh
(archaic) a title placed before the name of a figure from ancient history
1. An early system on the IBM 650.
[Listed in CACM 2(5):16, May 1959].
2. Serial Infrared. An infrared standard from IrDA, part of IrDA Data. SIR supports asynchronous communications at 9600 bps – 115.2 Kbps, at a distance of up to 1 metre.
shuttle imaging radar
noun 1. Son of, Jesus (def 2).
noun 1. Syracuse (def 2). noun 1. the Italian name for Syracuse
[si-rahj-oo d-dou-luh] /sɪˈrɑdʒ ʊdˈdaʊ lə/ noun 1. 1728?–57, nawab of Bengal 1756–57. Siraj-ud-daula /sɪˈrɑːdʒʊdˈdaʊlə/ noun 1. ?1728–57, Indian leader who became the Great Mogul’s deputy in Bengal (1756); opponent of English colonization. He captured Calcutta (1756) from the English and many of his prisoners suffocated in a crowded room that became known as the Black […]
noun 1. (in India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan) a military chief or leader. 2. (formerly) the British commander of the Egyptian army. noun 1. a general or military leader in Pakistan and India 2. (formerly) the title of the British commander in chief of the Egyptian Army 3. a variant spelling of sardar