sen

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sen a fractional monetary unit of Japan and Indonesia and Cambodia; equal to one hundredth of a yen or rupiah or riel
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Sen A Japanese coin, worth about one half of a cent.
    • adv., prep., & conj Sen Since.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • sen A Middle English variant of sine.
    • n sen A Japanese copper or bronze coin, equal to the one-hundredth part of a yen or dollar; a Japanese cent. One- and two-sen copper pieces and five-, ten-, twenty-, and fifty-sen silver pieces are in circulation.
    • n sen An abbreviation of senior.
    • n sen The name given in Hindustan to a unit of weight equal to one kilogram
    • n sen to a unit of volume equal to the liter. These units and their multiples were legalized in 1871, mainly for use by the railways.
    • n sen An abbreviation of Senate or Senator.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Sen sen a Japanese copper coin the hundredth part of a yen or dollar.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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Usage

In literature:

Stickney, Miss, (Mrs. Ryerson, Sen.), 23.
"The Story of My Life" by Egerton Ryerson
Ce sens-la n'a ete interrompu qu'en derniers temps, a la suite d'instigations que votre Majeste connait aussi bien que moi.
"The Letters of Queen Victoria, Vol 2 (of 3), 1844-1853" by Queen Victoria
Nothing, not even the sack of Senlis, nothing justifies such outbursts of fury.
"The Better Germany in War Time" by Harold Picton
But another day she was here to meet him and little Miss Sen brought the message he could not come.
"Molly Brown's Senior Days" by Nell Speed
See he sen's letter, letter, letter.
"Working With the Working Woman" by Cornelia Stratton Parker
When the Treaty of Senlis was signed, he sent his envoy to tell me that he meant to invade Italy.
"Beatrice d'Este, Duchess of Milan, 1475-1497" by Julia Mary Cartwright
BENJAMIN WHITMILL, Sen. and Jun.
"On the Portraits of English Authors on Gardening," by Samuel Felton
Newell, 7.46; Sen. C. E., 2; C. E., 1.
"The American Missionary - Volume 52, No. 1, March, 1898" by Various
Many charters of the tenth century make mention of the estates of Chantilly, which at that time belonged to the Seigneurs of Senlis.
"Royal Palaces and Parks of France" by Milburg Francisco Mansfield
The next at Sens, and so we got here.
"The Letters of Charles Dickens" by Charles Dickens
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In poetry:

O my hart and O my hart!
My hart it is so sore,
Sens I must nedys from my love depart
And know no cunse wherefore.
"O My Hart!" by King Henry VIII
Jhesue Crist our balys bete,
And to the blys us brynge!
Thus was the hountynge of the Chivyat:
God sen us alle good endyng!
"Chevy-Chase" by Anonymous British
"Nae need ha'e we o'madmen here—
Fie! sen' him swith awa',
Clean oot the gate; it's nocht to me
Whate'er sall him befa'."
"Ballad of The Monkland Cottar" by Janet Hamilton
Come weel, come woe, I care na by,
I'll tak' what Heav'n will sen' me, O;
Nae ither care in life have I,
But live, an' love my Nannie, O.
"My Nannie, O" by Robert Burns
"Her crime, like murder, wadna hide;
My frien's had kenn'd ere I cam' hame,
But had nae heart to sen' me word,
Sae bauld was she, e'en in her shame.
"Sheepieknowe: A Ballad" by Janet Hamilton
Oh, Mastah, won't you sen' de call?
My frien's is daih, my hope, my all.
I 's waitin' whaih de road is rough,
I want to hyeah you say, "Enough,
Ol' man, come home!"
"W'en I Gits Home" by Paul Laurence Dunbar

In news:

Republican US Senate candidate John Raese and Sen Joe Manchin, D-W. Share a handshake before meeting with the Daily Mail editorial board Monday morning.
Making Sen$e of ' Clean-Cut ' and 'Scruffy'.
Right, shows Sen Al Franken, D-Minn. Center, a photo as the committee's ranking Republican, Sen Jeff Sessions, R-Ala. Left, waits during a break in testimony from Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan, June 30, 2010.
Democratic presidential candidates Sen Hillary Rodham Clinton and Sen Barack Obama speak during a Democratic presidential debate in Las Vegas.
Cannerelli / The Post-Standard State Sen David Valesky, right, chats with fellow Democratic Sen Jeffrey Klein before their Independent Democratic Conference meeting June 4 in Albany.
Senate Democrats have appointed Sen Bob Wirch and Sen Jennifer Shilling to serve on the Joint Committee on Finance for the upcoming legislative session.
Republican presidential candidate Sen John McCain, R-Ariz. Center, flanked by Sen Mel Martinez, R-Fla.
The line item has survived two of its sponsors, Sen Ted Stevens, R-Alaska, and Sen Edward Kennedy, D-Mass.
Senate Armed Services Committee member, Sen Kelly Ayotte, R-N. Center, accompanied by fellow Senate Armed Services Committee member, Sen Lindsey Graham, R-S.
The Star-Ledger A poll out today shows Sen Robert Menendez, right leads GOP state Sen Republican Joe Kyrillos, left by 10 percentage points, with 23 percent of respondents undecided.
As the Democratic primary season comes to a close, the recent indications that Sen Barack Obama will win the party's nomination has not slowed the work of Sen Clinton supporters.
(AP) — Senate Democrats have appointed Sen Bob Wirch and Sen Jennifer Shilling to serve on the Joint Committee on Finance for the upcoming legislative session.
WASHINGTON — New York Sen Hillary Rodham Clinton has regained a double-digit lead over Illinois Sen Barack Obama in the USA TODAY/Gallup Poll two weeks after the survey found the Democratic presidential rivals essentially tied.
Delkor owner Dale Andersen, Sen Al Franken, SBA Administrator Karen Mills, and Sen Amy Klobuchar.
Shown here are Sen David Vitter, left, and Sen Rand Paul.
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In science:

Sen, “D0 branes on T n and matrix theory,” Adv.
IIA/B, Wound and Wrapped
We describe in section (III.D) below an argument due to Seiberg and Sen which makes this connection more precise and which justifies the use of the low-energy D0-brane action in the BFSS conjecture.
M(atrix) Theory: Matrix Quantum Mechanics as a Fundamental Theory
Sen, “D0-branes on T n and matrix theory,” Adv.
Gauge theory description of compactified pp-waves
Sen proposed to interpret the tachyon as a ground state of string, stretched between the Dirichlet and antiDirichlet branes, defining such a configuration as corresponding to the ”opposite sign” in the GSO pro jection.
String Theory or Field Theory?
Sen, D0 branes on T n and matrix theory, Adv.
Perturbative dynamics of matrix string for the membrane
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