Sn

Origin of Sn

From the Latin word stannum

SN

  1. Secretary of the Navy.
  2. Also sn, s/n. screen name.
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British Dictionary definitions for sn

sn

the internet domain name for
  1. Senegal

Sn

the chemical symbol for
  1. tin

Word Origin for Sn

from New Latin stannum

SN

abbreviation for
  1. Senegal (international car registration)
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sn in Medicine

Sn

  1. The symbol for the elementtin
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sn in Science

Sn

  1. The symbol for tin.

tin

[tĭn]
Sn
  1. A malleable, silvery metallic element that occurs in igneous rocks. It has a crystalline structure and crackles when bent. Tin is used as an anticorrosion agent and is a part of numerous alloys, including bronze. Atomic number 50; atomic weight 118.71; melting point 231.89°C; boiling point 2,270°C; specific gravity 7.31; valence 2, 4. See Periodic Table. See Note at element.
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