short for Special Victim's Unit. a television spin-off of the popular cop drama Law & Order, dealing with sexually-based crimes and offenses.
SVU is a really exploitive, depressing show, but it's also quite addicting.
by dagger_grrl February 14, 2004
An abreviation of Snaiperskaya Vintovka Ukorochennaya. Inshort a bullpup version of the SVD.
The SVU is popular among the MVD's OMON forces.
by Don Cossack March 18, 2004