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The Engineering Language by Ronald Hanifan

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SABOT    An attachment that fits within the launching tube of one projectile to permit the positioning and firing of a projectile of smaller dimension. The sabot normally is detached from the projectile in flight, although it may incorporate a rocket motor for added velocity.

SAFETY    Freedom from those conditions that can cause death, injury, occupational illness, or damage to or loss of equipment or property.

SAFETY CRITICAL    A category of subsystems and equipment whose degraded performance could result in loss of life or loss of vehicle or platform.

SAG    To cause a sheet of glass to conform to a ceramic or metal form, by heating the glass ...

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