COIN


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COIN

Abbreviation for:
circulars on the internet (Medspeak-UK)
clinical oncology information network (Medspeak-UK)
References in classic literature ?
The regulation of weights and measures is transferred from the articles of Confederation, and is founded on like considerations with the preceding power of regulating coin.
Out from the shade of the awning the coin flashed golden in the blaze of sunshine and fell toward the sea in a glittering arch.
I had not, to all appearance, been followed in the street; and if I had, they could not `X-ray' the coin in my closed hand.
The youth stood there with the coin in his fingers, nonplused and bewildered; of course he had not understood a word.
Once more the Russian drew forth a harmless coin. Jane Porter closed her eyes as Clayton reached beneath the coat.
The other put forth the coin with tearful insistence.
"Pick up that, philosopher and vendor of wine," said the Marquis, throwing him another gold coin, "and spend it as you will.
{sou = a small coin (5 centimes)--20 sous equal one franc}
Hollis advanced towards Karain, who stood up as if startled, and then, holding the coin up, spoke in Malay.
The Captain John Hull aforesaid was the mint-master of Massachusetts, and coined all the money that was made there.
Placed amid the other rare and beautiful objects on a large round table near him, was a dwarf cabinet in ebony and silver, containing coins of all shapes and sizes, set out in little drawers lined with dark purple velvet.
He began to think it was conscious of him, as his loom was, and he would on no account have exchanged those coins, which had become his familiars, for other coins with unknown faces.