SAN


SAN

SAN (acronym) or san may refer to:

Mathematics

* "Stochastic Activity Network", stochastic extension to Petri nets
* "Standard algebraic notation", the most common algebraic chess notation

Technology

* Storage Area Network, a network designed to attach computer storage devices
* Styrene-acrylonitrile resin, a plastic

Biology

* Sinoatrial node, pacemaking tissue in the right atrium of the heart
* "Stochastic Activity Network", stochastic extension to Petri nets

History

* The Battle Creek Sanitarium was nicknamed "The San" by its guests.

Fiction

* San (comics) is the name of a character of the Marvel Universe.
* Princess Mononoke, San is the original name of Princess Mononoke.

Geography

* San, Mali, a town
* San River, a river in south-eastern Poland and western Ukraine, the Celt's word (san) means exactly river too.
* Sydney Adventist Hospital, due to the original name being the "Sydney Sanitarium," which was shortened to the word "san".

Organizations and groups

* Bushmen, in Southern Africa, also known as "Khwe Khoe", "Basarwa", or "San"
* South African Navy
* Servicio Aéreo Nacional, National Air Service

Transportation

* San Motors, an Indian automobile manufacturer.
* San Diego International Airport, IATA airport code
* Sandersville Railroad, The AAR reporting mark

Music

* San (参) is High and Mighty Color's 3rd album

Other languages

* the Italian and Spanish word for Saint
* San (letter), Greek letter between Pi and Qoppa
* "-san", a Japanese title used after a person's name, the equivalent of Mr., Mrs. or Miss. Postfix of polite expressions like "Suzuki-san", "Ichirou-san", or "Suzuki Ichirou-san" to name a personal family name or last name, verbally and literally, generally regardless of position, sex, age, and other factors.
* Pronunciation of "3" in Japanese and Mandarin Chinese
* Dream, in some Slavic languages
* Mountain, in Korean and Japanese.

Other uses

* Senior Advocate of Nigeria
* "Standard Address Number", a number used in the book trade to identify a supplier.

ee also

* Sans


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