- (Islam, proscribed) صَلَّى اللّٰهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ (ṣallā llāhu ʿalayhi wa-sallama, “peace be upon him”)
As with PBUH, the use of the abbreviation, rather than the full “sallalahu aleyhi wasallam”, is proscribed by some as lazy and insufficiently respectful; see discussion at Wikipedia.
SAW (plural SAWs)
- (military, US) A squad automatic weapon or section automatic weapon, a kind of light machine gun.
- (physics) Initialism of .