Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In chem., the symbol for tin (Latin stannum).

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  • noun chemistry Symbol for tin.
  • abbreviation Sunday

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  • noun a silvery malleable metallic element that resists corrosion; used in many alloys and to coat other metals to prevent corrosion; obtained chiefly from cassiterite where it occurs as tin oxide
  • noun the ratio of signal intensity to noise intensity

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From Late Latin stannum, tin; see stannic.]

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Latin stannum, "tin".

Examples

  • With golf etiquette to drive a PGA pro into an involuntary 72 hour psychiatric commitment, a cover and interior artwork by none other than the legendary Gahan Wilson, and two color printing throughout, Judge Sn is the perfect stocking stuffer for the Scalzi addict in your home — or your heart.

    Subterranean Press » 2009

  • With golf etiquette to drive a PGA pro into an involuntary 72 hour psychiatric commitment, a cover and interior artwork by none other than the legendary Gahan Wilson, and two color printing throughout, Judge Sn is the perfect stocking stuffer for the Scalzi addict in your home — or your heart.

    Subterranean Press » 2009 » December

  • He say there are many stories about sjøormer in Snåsavatnet.

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • There would be a lot more Yankees in Sn Cristobal if our government, the travel agents, and the major media didn't exaggerate the dangers of going there.

    Letters to the editor

  • There would be a lot more Yankees in Sn Cristobal if our government, the travel agents, and the major media didn't exaggerate the dangers of going there.

    Letters to the editor

  • Together with Scotts, Caroline af Ugglas, went to the second chance with her ballad in Swedish "Snälla, snälla", one of this years best songs and numbers.

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  • The Classic Elite Zoom I bought for it might do nicely for the little cell phone cozies in Sn’B Nation – I could dye the yarn with Kool Aid!

    2005 February 24 « Compulsive Knitter

  • The Classic Elite Zoom I bought for it might do nicely for the little cell phone cozies in Sn’B Nation – I could dye the yarn with Kool Aid!

    2005 February « Compulsive Knitter

  • The Classic Elite Zoom I bought for it might do nicely for the little cell phone cozies in Sn’B Nation – I could dye the yarn with Kool Aid!

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  • All I have to do is type "Sn" for a subject and LJ helpfully supplies the rest.

    Snowing

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