Definitions for sabinˈseɪ bɪn
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a unit of sound absorption, equal to the absorption of one square foot (929 square centimeters) of a perfectly absorptive surface.
Origin of sabin:
1930–35; after W.C. Sabine (1868–1919), U.S. physicist
Albert Bruce,1906–93, U.S. physician, born in Russia: developed the Sabin vaccine.
a unit of acoustic absorption equivalent to the absorption by a square foot of a surface that absorbs all incident sound
Sabin, Albert Sabin, Albert Bruce Sabin(noun)
United States microbiologist (born in Poland) who developed the Sabin vaccine that is taken orally against poliomyelitis (born 1906)
A unit of measurement, in the International System of Units (SI), that measures a material's absorbance of sound. A material that is 1 square meter in size that can absorb 100% of sound has a value of one metric sabin.