Sabin vs Sarin - What's the difference?

sabin | sarin |


As a proper noun sabin

is .

As a noun sarin is

the neurotoxin o-isopropyl methylphosphonofluoridate, used as a chemical weapon.

sabin

English

(wikipedia sabin)

Noun

(en 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.
  • *2012 , (Rupert Christiansen), ‘Quiet, Please’, Literary Review , Sep 2012:
  • *:Sabine gave his name to the sabin , the standard unit that is ‘equal to the sound absorption of a square foot of a perfectly absorbing surface such as an open window’.
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    sarin

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • The neurotoxin O-isopropyl methylphosphonofluoridate, used as a chemical weapon.
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