Etymology
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Sabin

in reference to the polio vaccine, 1955, from name of Russian-born U.S. microbiologist Albert B. Sabin (1906-1993), who developed it. As a unit of sound absorption by 1934, for U.S. physicist Wallace C. Sabine (1868-1919), founder of architectural acoustics.

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Definitions of Sabin
1
sabin (n.)
a unit of acoustic absorption equivalent to the absorption by a square foot of a surface that absorbs all incident sound;
2
Sabin (n.)
United States microbiologist (born in Poland) who developed the Sabin vaccine that is taken orally against poliomyelitis (born 1906);
Synonyms: Albert Sabin / Albert Bruce Sabin
From wordnet.princeton.edu