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chin

(chin), [TA]
The prominence formed by the anterior projection of the mandible, or lower jaw.
Synonym(s): mentum [TA]
[A.S. cin]

chin

(chin) the anterior prominence of the lower jaw; the mentum.

chin

(chĭn)
n.
The central forward portion of the lower jaw.

chin′less adj.

chin

the raised triangular portion of the mandible and the soft tissue over it below the lower lip. It is formed by the mental protuberance.

chin

The lower part of the face, the core structure of which is provided by the mandible.

CHIN

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chin

(chin) [TA]
The prominence formed by the anterior projection of the mandible, or lower jaw.
Synonym(s): mentum.
[A.S. cin]

chin

(chin) [TA]
Prominence formed by anterior projection of the mandible, or lower jaw.
[A.S. cin]

chin,

n the raised triangular extension of the anterior portion of the mandible below the lower lip. It is formed by the mental protuberance of the mandible.
chin cup,

chin

the anterior prominence of the lower jaw; the mentum.

fat-chin, chin edema
lower lip swelling or nodules; part of the feline eosinophilic granuloma complex.
Enlarge picture
Fat-chin in a cat.
stripped chin
see labial avulsion.
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In business dealings, the Chinese leader also uses Ch'in to expand the business network and gain the confidence and support of his customers and suppliers.
The triumph of the state of Ch'in put an end to this warfare, and its ruler is remembered today as the First Emperor of China.
Io stimo ch'in ciascun poema eroico sia necessarissimo quel mirabile ch'eccede I'uso dell'attioni e la possibilita de gli uomini; o sia egli effetto de gli dei, com'e ne' poemi de' gentili, o degli angioli, o vero de' diavoli e de' maghi, com'e in tutte le moderne poesie.
Ch'in used this creed to win its empire, and when the First Emperor and his successors sought to embed their political order in the natural order and reunite Heaven and Man, they turned not to the philosophers but to the court diviners and pseudo-scientists, whose doctrines of the Five Processes and the Yi-ching correlated state and society with a natural order resembling that of Europe's medieval scholastic philosophers.
Onde mentre ella viene da lui gratamente accolta per darli liberale segno dell'amor suo, sparge piu amplamente e con maggior virtu e potere gli influssi suoi ch'in altro loco faccia, onde meritamente e chiamato casa della Luna.
After searching the appendixes and index, it becomes apparent that "lute" refers to the ch'in (qin) and "zither" to the se.
15 Firenzuola, 1977, 753-54: "Ma, come ci sforza questa tacita legge, assettata, composta, regolata, graziosa; la quale, percioche non e scritta altrove ch'in un certo giudizio naturale che di se ne sa ne puo render ragione, se non che cosi vuol natura, ho voluta tacita nominare; la quale legge nondimeno, percioche ne i libri la posson insegnare, ne la consuetudine la sa mostrare, non e osservata comunemente da tutte le belle.
Statesman, Patriot, and General in Ancient China: Three Shih Chi biographies of the Ch'in Dynasty (255-206 B.
Come ceppo talor, che le medolle rare e vote abbia, e posto al fuoco sia, poi che per gran calor quell'aria molle resta consunta ch'in mezzo l'empia, dentro risuona e con strepito bolle tanto che quel furor truovi la via; cosi murmura e stride e si coruccia quel mirto offeso, e al fine apre le buccia.
On the relationship between archaeology and history, see Michael Loewe, "Recent Archaeological Discoveries and the History of the Ch'in and Han Periods.
However, in the Xiru ermuzi [TEXT NOT REPRODUSIBLE IN ASCII] of Nicolas Trigault (Trigault 1626) it is given two readings, a southern one: e'en [ts'en], and a northern-like one: ch'in [ts'in].
Many were technically adept at performance (often on the ch'in [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], or the p'i-p'a [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]), lyrics, harmonics, tuning, ensembles, and even scoring.