Snack on spicy bites registering high on the Scoville Scale, sip some fiery hot cocoa, check out the work of burning hot local artists like Matt McKee, snag a signed copy of Heat, then stay and groove to sultry sounds and too-hot-to-handle video.
What does SS stand for?
SS stands for Scoville Scale (measure of chili hotness)
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- Satin Silver (product color feature)
- Savage Species (roleplaying games, Dungeons & Dragons)
- Scanner Subsystem
- School Section
- Schutzstaffeln (WWII, German)
- Scilicet (Latin: to Wit, Namely)
- Scleral Spur (ophthalmology)
- Score Sheet
- Scout Sniper (USMC)
Samples in periodicals archive:
The dish that took him more than an hour to eat comes in at 6 million units on the Scoville Scale of hotness -- hotter than drinking anti-riot tear gas.
Ian Rothwell, 55, has become the first person to eat an entire plateful of the Widower chicken curry, which measures a mouth-searing six million on the Scoville scale of heat, the Mirror reported.
But in terms of heat, they're right up there on the Scoville Scale (of pepper hotness) with superhot habaneros.
The devilish fruit measures over two million on the Scoville scale - a Jalapeno by comparison is just 5,000.
3), when she suggests that pepper spraying is not considered "cruel and unusual punishment," I suggest she might want to refer to the Scoville Scale (chili heat chart) developed to measure the intensity of a pepper's burn.
The chillies with the highest rating on the Scoville Scale exceed one million Scoville heat units (SHU).