RETAIL STOREA sales outlet where retail
items are sold.
RETAIL STORE OPERATORThe person
in charge of a retail store. For combined
responsibility operations, it also refers to the
custodian of a retail store and bulk storeroom who
provides supplies for that store.
RETURN RIBBONSA mechanism that
holds flatwork in contact with the heated cylinder
of the flatwork ironer until the flatwork is
S A F E T Y P R E C A U T I O N S A c t s o r
measures that must be carried out to prevent
injury to operators.
SALEAny expenditure of stock for which
cash is received. Accountability is unchanged by
SALES OUTLETSRetail stores, vending
machines, amusement machines, and standard
Navy clothing stores.
SECONDARY LINT TRAPSTraps used to
help in cutting down the buildup of lint in the
ducting from which the exhaust air enters from
the tumbler dryer.
SEPARATE RESPONSIBILITY OPERA-
TIONAn operation in which two or more
persons are responsible for the operation of a sales
activity and the bulk storeroom that supplies that
SERVICE ACTIVITYA ships store facility
that renders a service. The barbershop, laundry,
dry-cleaning plant, and tailor shop are service
SERVICE LOTSClothing of cooks,
foodservice attendants, barbers, hospital
corpsmen, and snack bar personnel.
SERVICE-TYPE SHIPSSurface ships
that provide services to other ships or sub-
SHELLOuter part of the washer extractor
that holds the water and cleaning ingredients.
SHIPS STOREThe sales outlets and service
activities on board a ship.
SHIPS STORE AFLOAT CATALOG
Catalog containing luxury and semiluxury items.
It is published and maintained by NAVRESSO.
SHIPS STORE CONTRACT BULLETIN
Catalog containing basic staple-type items
required to support the needs of the crew. It is
published and maintained by NAVRESSO.
SHIPS STORE OFFICERThe officer in
charge of the ships store operation aboard a ship.
The ships store officer is the accountable officer.
SIGNAL ALARMAn alarm on the washer
extractor that warns the operator when a load is
completed when the automatic mode is used.
SINGLE OPERATOR STATIONTwo
utility presses and one pants topper press.
SLEEVEBOARDSmaller board attached to
the main spotting board used when working stains
on sleeves and other small areas.
SNACK BARA sales outlet where ice
cream, drinks, and retail snack items such as
candy and cookies are sold.
SNACK BAR OPERATORThe person in
charge of the snack bar.
agent used on vegetable and synthetic fibers to
remove blood, glue stains, grass stains, indelible
pencil, mildew and molds, medicine, and
SODIUM THIOSULFATESpotting agent
used to remove iodine stains.
SOFT WATERWater that has not picked
up salts from the earth, or water that has had these
substances removed or neutralized.
SOLVENT TESTTest used to determine
whether a spot or stain should be removed by
water or dry solvent.
SOURINGThe process of neutralizing the
alkalinity in a garment by using one of the mild
acids or acid salts; used on the last rinse cycle of
the washing formula in the laundry.
SPATULAA knifelike implement made of
bone or plastic used to increase the penetration