sabin

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

Definition of sabin

 (Entry 1 of 2)

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

Sabin

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

Definition of Sabin (Entry 2 of 2)

Albert Bruce 1906–1993 American physician

First Known Use of sabin

Noun

1934, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sabin

Noun

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 6 Aug. 2020.

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