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Definition of Coin

Coin

  1. A quoin; a corner or external angle; a wedge. See Coigne, and Quoin.
  2. A piece of metal on which certain characters are stamped by government authority, making it legally current as money; -- much used in a collective sense.
  3. That which serves for payment or recompense.
  4. To make of a definite fineness, and convert into coins, as a mass of metal; to mint; to manufacture; as, to coin silver dollars; to coin a medal.
  5. To make or fabricate; to invent; to originate; as, to coin a word.
  6. To acquire rapidly, as money; to make.
  7. To manufacture counterfeit money.

Coin Quotations

Leadership is the other side of the coin of loneliness, and he who is a leader must always act alone. And acting alone, accept everything alone.
Ferdinand Marcos

We operate under a jury system in this country, and as much as we complain about it, we have to admit that we know of no better system, except possibly flipping a coin.
Dave Barry

The difference between science and the arts is not that they are different sides of the same coin even, or even different parts of the same continuum, but rather, they are manifestations of the same thing. The arts and sciences are avatars of human creativity.
Mae Jemison

Peace and justice are two sides of the same coin.
Dwight D. Eisenhower

Economic growth and environmental protection are not at odds. They're opposite sides of the same coin if you're looking at longer-term prosperity.
Henry Paulson
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Coin Translations

coin in Afrikaans is munt, geldstuk, muntstuk
coin in Dutch is munt, penning, geldstuk
coin in Italian is moneta, zecca
coin in Latin is lamnia lammina lamna
coin in Norwegian is mynt
coin in Portuguese is moeda
coin in Spanish is moneda
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