Associations to the word «Sabin»

Wiktionary

SABIN, noun. (acoustics) A unit of measurement that measures a material's absorbance of sound. A material that is 1 square meter in size that can absorb 100% of sound has a value of one metric sabin.
SABIN, proper noun. A surname​.
SABIN VACCINE, noun. A polio vaccine that is taken by mouth, and contains the three serotypes of polio in a weakened live state.
SABIN VACCINES, noun. Plural of Sabin vaccine

Dictionary definition

SABIN, noun. A unit of acoustic absorption equivalent to the absorption by a square foot of a surface that absorbs all incident sound.
SABIN, noun. United States microbiologist (born in Poland) who developed the Sabin vaccine that is taken orally against poliomyelitis (born 1906).

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley