Sinaitic manuscript, a fourth century Greek manuscript of the part Bible, discovered at Mount Sinai (the greater part of it in 1859) by Tisschendorf, a German Biblical critic; — called also Codex Sinaiticus.

(Sin*al"bin) n. [From L. Sinapis + alba.] (Chem.) A glucoside found in the seeds of white mustard (Brassica alba, formerly Sinapis alba), and extracted as a white crystalline substance.

(Sin*am"ine) n. [Sinapis + melamine.] (Chem.) A bitter white crystalline nitrogenous substance, obtained indirectly from oil of mustard and ammonia; — called also allyl melamine.

(Sin"a*pate) n. (Chem.) A salt of sinapic acid.

(Sin"a*pic) a. (Chem.) Of or pertaining to sinapine; specifically, designating an acid (C11H12O5) related to gallic acid, and obtained by the decomposition of sinapine, as a white crystalline substance.

(Sin"a*pine) n. [L. sinapi, sinapis, mustard, Gr. : cf. F. sinapine.] (Chem.) An alkaloid occuring in the seeds of mustard. It is extracted, in combination with sulphocyanic acid, as a white crystalline substance, having a hot, bitter taste. When sinapine is isolated it is unstable and undergoes decomposition.

(||Si*na"pis) n. [L.] (Bot.) A disused generic name for mustard; — now called Brassica.

(Sin"a*pis`in) n. (Chem.) A substance extracted from mustard seed and probably identical with sinalbin. [Obs.]

(Sin"a*pism) n. [L. sinapismus, Gr. the use of a mustard blister, fr. to apply a mustard blister, fr. mustard.] (Med.) A plaster or poultice composed principally of powdered mustard seed, or containing the volatile oil of mustard seed. It is a powerful irritant.

(Sin`a*po*le"ic) a. [Sinapis + oleic.] (Chem.) Of or pertaining to mustard oil; specifically, designating an acid of the oleic acid series said to occur in mistard oil.

(Si*nap"o*line) n. [Sinapis + L. oleum oil.] (Chem.) A nitrogenous base, CO.(NH.C3H5)2, related to urea, extracted from mustard oil, and also produced artifically, as a white crystalline substance; — called also diallyl urea.

(Sin"ca*line) n. [So called because obtained by the action of alkalies on sinapine.] (Chem.) Choline. [Written also sinkaline.]

(Since) adv. [For sins, contr. fr. OE. sithens, sithenes, formed by an adverbial ending (cf. Besides) from OE. sithen, also shortened into sithe, sin, AS. siððan, syððan, seoððan, afterward, then, since, after; properly,

1. To depart voluntarily from the path of duty prescribed by God to man; to violate the divine law in any particular, by actual transgression or by the neglect or nonobservance of its injunctions; to violate any known rule of duty; — often followed by against.

Against thee, thee only, have I sinned.
Ps. li. 4.

All have sinned, and come short of the glory of God.
Rom. iii. 23.

2. To violate human rights, law, or propriety; to commit an offense; to trespass; to transgress.

I am a man
More sinned against than sinning.

Who but wishes to invert the laws
Of order, sins against the eternal cause.

(Si*na"ic Si`na*it"ic) a. [From Mount Sinai.] Of or pertaining to Mount Sinai; given or made at Mount Sinai; as, the Sinaitic law.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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