Definitions

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

  • The symbol for the element tin.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Symbol for tin.
  • abbr. Sunday

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the ratio of signal intensity to noise intensity
  • n. 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

Etymologies

From Late Latin stannum, tin; see stannic.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Latin stannum, "tin". (Wiktionary)

Examples

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

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  • 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.

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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!

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

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  • But there are more hazards on the course for Sn than just sand traps and disaffected caddies …

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  • You suspect that it is Sn x Sn, but you are not sure.

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