sabin

noun
sa·​bin | \ ˈsā-bən How to pronounce sabin (audio) \

Definition of sabin

: a unit of acoustic absorption equivalent to the absorption by one square foot of a perfect absorber

First Known Use of sabin

1934, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sabin

Wallace C. W. Sabine †1919 American physicist

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“Sabin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sabin. Accessed 25 Sep. 2022.

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Sabin biographical name

Sa·​bin | \ ˈsā-bin How to pronounce Sabin (audio) \

Definition of Sabin

Albert Bruce 1906–1993 American physician

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