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There are currently 37 terms in this directory beginning with the letter S.
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Sales Funnel
A step-by-step process that brings to customer closer to paying for a product or service through a series of marketing actions.

Sashimi
A Japanese dish of raw fish slices that is served with soy sauce and wasabi.

SATs
SATs (officially known as National Curriculum assessments) are tests that are taken at the end of Key Stages 1 and 2. They are designed to help teachers measure students' progress and their understanding of the curriculum.

Saucier
A chef who is responsible for preparing sauces.

Saute
To fry quickly in a small amount of fat.

Search Engine Optimization
The process of increasing traffic to your website through organic search engine results.

Security Engineer
A professional responsible for designing computer systems that can withstand malicious cyber attacks and resolve security issues.

Seersucker
Checkered or lightweight fabric with a crimped surface. Usually used for making spring or summer clothing.

Semantics
The study of meaning in language of a word, phrase, or entire text.

Semiotics
The study of symbols and signs and their meaning in society.

Server
A computer or system that provides resources, data, services, or program to other computers over a network.

Sherbet
A frozen dessert made with fruit juice and sweet flavorings.

Shutters
A paid of solid window coverings that are used to block light or wind from entering the building.

Slate
A fine piece of rock that can easily be broken into smooth, flat plates to be placed on the roof.

Sociocultural
A term that refers to the social and cultural factors.

Sociopsychological
A term that refers to a combination of social and psychological factors.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
A software delivery model that is available to customers online through a subscription payment service. Examples are Google Suite, Zendesk, and Salesforce.

Software Engineer
A computer science professional who uses their engineering knowledge and programming language to build software, programmes, and run network control systems.

Solopreneur
A person who creates and manages a business by themselves.

Souffle
A dish made from sauce, egg yolks, beaten egg whites, and baked until it is puffed up.

Sourdough
Bread that is leavened with fermented flour and water mixture with wild yeast and good bacteria to rise.

Sous Chef
The chef who is second in command in the kitchen and assists the head chef.

Spire
A slender, pointed structure on the top of the building.

Sports Tourism
A type of tourism that highlights sports as the main attraction at a particular destination.

Statistics
Statistics is the discipline that concerns the collection, organization, analysis, interpretation, and presentation of data

STEM
An abbreviation for an area of study concerning Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.

Stereotype
A representation of people or a group by characteristics such as Asians are math wizards, blondes are dumb, etc.

Stimulus
Something that triggers physical or behavioral change.

Stir Frying
A method of cooking where food is cooked over high heat using little fat.

Stock
A flavorful liquid prepared by simmering meat and vegetables to extract the flavor and used as a base for soup.

Structural Engineering
A branch of civil engineering that focuses on the design and framework of structures to remain safe and secure throughout their use.

Stucco
A fine plaster used to coat walls, ceiling, and decoration.

Student Affairs
A department responsible for offering support to students in their education, career, financial or personal problems.

Sub-genre
A genre within a genre.

Sutures
Stitches that hold together the edges of a surgical wound.

Sweat Equity
Refers to a person's non-monetary contributions to a business venture. They are usually in the form of manual labour, mental effort, and time.

Syndrome
A set of symptoms that indicate a condition, disease, or health issue.

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