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Shins

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Formed in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, the Shins was originally envisioned as a poppier offshoot of indie band Flake Music. James Mercer (b. 26 December 1970, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA;...

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Shin

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 107 words.

Korean: there are three Chinese characters for the Shin surname. Between these three characters, there are five different clans. Each

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Shins

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 295 words.

Formed in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, the Shins was originally envisioned as a poppier offshoot of indie band Flake Music.

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shin

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 26 words.

OE. sċinu = (M)LG., MDu. schēne (Du. scheen), OHG. scina, shin, needle (G. schiene thin plate); the basic

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Shins

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Formed in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, the Shins was originally envisioned as a poppier offshoot of indie band Flake Music. James Mercer (b. 26 December 1970, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA;...

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shin fracture

Michael Kent.

in Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise

January 1997; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 64 words.

A fracture of the tibia (shin bone); the large bone at the front of the lower leg. The shin bone

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shin fracture

Michael Kent.

in Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise

P ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 64 words.

A fracture of the tibia (shin bone); the large bone at the front of the lower leg. The shin bone

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shin v.

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 212 words.

to borrow money; thus shinning n.

1834 A. Greene Perils of Pearl Street 161: To be sure, we were obliged

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shin fracture

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

A fracture of the tibia (shin bone); the large bone at the front of the lower leg. The shin bone is very susceptible to fractures as a result of impact during a soccer tackle. An estimated...

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Shin Arahan

Edited by Robert E. Buswell and David S. Lopez.

in The Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism

P ublished online July 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Buddhism. 283 words.

An eleventh-century Mon monk credited with bringing Theravāda Buddhism to Burma (Myanmar). According to legend, Shin Arahan (in Pāli, Dhammadassi)

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Living Shin

Catherine A. Schaeffer.

in Moving Consciously

July 2015; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Dance. 6891 words.

In this chapter, the author reflects on the ways that living Shin has enriched her work as a university professor, professional dancer, choreographer, and human being. She first talks about...

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Hongo, Shin

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 50 words.

Japanese, 20th century, male.

Born 1905, in Sapporo (Hokkaido); died 1980.

Sculptor.

Hongo Shin graduated from the Tokyo School of Decorative Arts in 1928. He...

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Kuno, Shin

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 20th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 159 words.

Japanese, 20th century, male.

Born 1921, in Nagoya (Aichi Prefecture).

Painter. Murals.

After studying art in Tokyo, Shin Kuno enlisted in the naval air force...

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Shin, Moon

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 40 words.

Korean, 20th century, male.

Born 1923, in Masan.

Sculptor.

Shin carves rare and hard wood into hollows and bulges reminiscent of the movement of waterfalls.

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Shin Arahan

Overview page. Subjects: Buddhism.

A Burmese monk belonging to the Mon people and a native of the Thaton region who was responsible for the conversion of King Anawrahtā to Theravāda Buddhism shortly after the latter ascended...

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shin splints

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 177 words.

A term applied to a number of overuse injuries characterized by a dull aching pain felt on the inner or outer surface of the shin bone (tibia) and brought on by exercise. It is often...

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shin stretcher

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

A stretching exercise (figure 58) that improves the flexibility of muscles at the front of the lower leg and the iliopsoas (a composite of two muscles at the front of the thigh). It also...

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shin splints

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

A term applied to a number of overuse injuries characterized by a dull aching pain felt on the inner or outer surface of the shin bone (tibia) and brought on by exercise. It is often...

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Shin hpyu Shin hla Pagoda

Edited by Robert E. Buswell and David S. Lopez.

in The Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism

P ublished online July 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Buddhism. 163 words.

Shin hpyu Shin hla Pagoda or Zedi (Pāli, cetī) was built by the famous king of Pagan (Bagan), Alaung-sithu (r.

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shin / ~s n

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 24 words.

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sp shin7, shinne1 / shinnes1, shins3

rh begin, in LLL 3.1.68, 104;

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shin v. (US)

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 149 words.

1 to pay a social visit; thus shinning n.

1838 N.Y. Daily Express 1 Jan. 2/1: Young men ‘shin’ (Wall

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