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rin

[rin] /rɪn/
noun, plural rin.
1.
a money of account of Japan, the thousandth part of a yen or the tenth part of a sen.
Origin of rin
1870-1875
1870-75; < Japanese ri(n) < Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese lí; cf. likin
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  • rin Tin Tin was even the rightful winner of the first Academy Award for Best Actor.

    Must Love Dogs Adam Auriemma September 29, 2011
  • Across the ocean, in 1942, in her diary Anne Frank pined for a dog just like rin Tin Tin while trapped in an attic.

    Must Love Dogs Adam Auriemma September 29, 2011
  • Indeed, rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend, begins darkly.

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Related Abbreviations for rin

RIN

1.
record identification number
2.
relative intensity noise
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