- advantage(def 5).
- ad in, the advantage being scored by the server.
- ad out, the advantage being scored by the receiver.
Origin of ad2
Examples from the Web for adin
“Nobody was alive that we could ask if the clothes were burned off if they were naked before they were burned,” Adin said.
“She was shot on her head, and the brain was outside,” Adin said, his arms folded, frowning.
When he finished testifying, Deneke thanked him, and Adin rose.
He has done so, for example, with the great Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz, and with others as well.Scalia's Catholic Betrayal
Alan M. Dershowitz
August 18, 2009
The book of arrivals was open, and Adin Woods went forward and examined it.Cast Upon the Breakers
An' ivery shtep she tuk had the spring uv the first sod of Adin.Donovan Pasha And Some People Of Egypt, Complete
Glu′tin, Glī′adin, the separable viscid constituent of wheat-gluten, soluble in alcohol.
Din si īnada maladi ay inanilaun di ūsali yay anakna ay mabayan si nalabi, mon adin omali sin kagauan.Kankanay Ceremonies
C. R. Moss
Comparison is expressed by adding bn or kn or adin (a verb meaning to be above) for the comparative, and apdi for the diminutive.
- short for advertisement
- short for advantage Brit equivalent: van
- (indicating years numbered from the supposed year of the birth of Christ) anno Domini70 ad Compare BC
- military active duty
- military air defence
- Dame of the Order of Australia
Word Origin and History for adin
1841, shortened form of advertisement. Long resisted by those in the trade, and denounced 1918 by the president of a national advertising association as "the language of bootblacks, ... beneath the dignity of men of the advertising profession."
- auris dextra (right ear)