|sabin (ˈsæbɪn, ˈseɪ-)|
|physics a unit of acoustic absorption equal to the absorption resulting from one square foot of a perfectly absorbing surface|
|[C20: introduced by Wallace C. Sabine (1868--1919), US physicist]|
Sabin Sa·bin (sā'bĭn), Albert Bruce. 1906-1993.
American microbiologist and physician who developed a live-virus vaccine against polio (1957), replacing the killed-virus vaccine invented by Jonas Salk.
Sabin , Florence Rena. 1871-1953.
American pioneer anatomist noted for her investigations of the lymphatic system. She was the first woman elected to the National Academy of Sciences (1925).
A unit of acoustic absorption such that one square meter of material of one sabin absorbs 100 percent of the sound energy that strikes it.
|Sabin, Albert Bruce 1906-1993. |
American microbiologist and physician who developed a vaccine against polio that contained an active form of the polio virus (1957). This replaced a less effective vaccine, invented by Jonas Salk, that contained an inactivated form of the virus.