Sabin vs Satin - What's the difference?

sabin | satin |


As a proper noun sabin

is .

As a verb satin is

.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

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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    satin

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • -glossy. Particularly describing a type of paint.
  • Noun

    (wikipedia satin) (en noun)
  • A cloth woven from silk, nylon or polyester with a glossy surface and a dull back. (The same weaving technique applied to cotton produces cloth termed sateen).
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