• WordNet 3.6
    • n Sn a silvery malleable metallic element that resists corrosion; used in many alloys and to coat other metals to prevent corrosion; obtained chiefly from cassiterite where it occurs as tin oxide
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Sn In chem., the symbol for tin (Latin stannum).
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In literature:

Hearin' it agin an' agin like that Scared me so, I dar'sn't scream any more.
"Men, Women and Ghosts" by Amy Lowell
He's new, an' they dar'sn't trust him.
"Tom Grogan" by F. Hopkinson Smith
And don't they call these creatures sn-snips?
"Evan Harrington, Complete" by George Meredith
Lady Massulam sat up straight Sn her sober and yet daring evening frock.
"Mr. Prohack" by E. Arnold Bennett
Mision de Sn Luis Obispo De La Nueba California.
"The Old Franciscan Missions Of California" by George Wharton James
I reckon ye dar'sn't trust yoreself.
"A Pagan of the Hills" by Charles Neville Buck
She wants me an' da'sn't ask me to come.
"A Little Norsk; Or, Ol' Pap's Flaxen" by Hamlin Garland
In the year 1800, it was yielded back to France, under Napoleon, by a secret article in the treaty of Sn.
"Daniel Boone" by John S. C. Abbott
Wells said you fellows were down at Lodge Pole, but he da'sn't try it.
"Starlight Ranch" by Charles King
So, when they'd smoked up all their baccy, they concluded to shorten sail, and the bo'sn came down to rouse out the crew.
"Graham's Magazine, Vol. XXXII No. 4, April 1848" by Various

In poetry:

What wud ye hae for ferlie
And no ken the want o' mair?
The sün for a gowdan aipple:
The müne for a siller pear.
"Cradle Song" by William Soutar

In news:

Extending Agile Processes with Creativity Techniques IS - 1 SN - 0740-7459 SP EP EPD - 1 A1.
IS - 1 SN - 1058-6180 SP EP EPD.
Lessons from VAX/SVS for High Assurance VM Systems IS - 1 SN - 1540-7993 SP EP EPD.
Enabling Green IT Through Energy Aware Software IS - 1 SN - 1520-9202 SP EP EPD - 1 A1.
To Boldly Go Where No One Has Gone Before IS - 1 SN - 0740-7459 SP23 EP25 EPD - 23-25 A1.
ATLANTA — SN will highlight the winners of its Category Excellence Awards during the annual Category Management Association conference, scheduled here for Oct 26-28.
SN's analysts differ on No.
Liz Webber is a Refresh contributor and also the associate editor of SN 's Fresh Market section.
Granger Knives Model 1 (sn 84).
SN editors have a secret this time of year.
Thoughts on Computing IS - 1 SN - 0018-9162 SP25 EP30 EPD - 25-30 A1.
SN writers report on their neighborhood stores.
From the Newsstand IS - 1 SN - 1089-7801 SP11 EP13 EPD - 11-13 A1.
The episode also showed us the brief relationship of Sn.
"Our success as a company is based on a family philosophy," he told SN.

In science:

Z2 ≀ Sn , the generalized symmetric group Zm ≀ Sn , and Sm ≀ Sn .
Random walks on wreath products of groups
Special cases include the hyperoctahedral group Z2 ≀ Sn , the generalized symmetric group Zm ≀ Sn , and Sm ≀ Sn .
Random walks on wreath products of groups
Let w = (k)w ′ ∈ Sk × Sn−k ⊂ Sn where (k) denotes a k-cycle in Sk and w ′ ∈ Sn−k .
Rationality properties of unipotent representations
Sn ≈ θn means that either Sn = ⌊θn⌋ or Sn = ⌈θn⌉ (possibly depending on the parity of these numbers).
Weak-interaction limits for one-dimensional random polymers
The annealed process is in fact the same as 0.5(n − Sn , n + Sn ), with Sn a one-dimensional simple symmetric random walk.
The Point of View of the Particle on the Law of Large Numbers for Random Walks in a Mixing Random Environment