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 (zĕ-kē′nō) also zec·chin or zech·in (zĕk′ĭn)
n. pl. zec·chi·ni (-nē) or zec·chi·nos also zec·chins or zech·ins
See sequin.

[Italian; see sequin.]
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n, pl -ni (-nɪ)
(Historical Terms) another word for sequin2
[C18: from Italian; see sequin]
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He had managed to coax old Brus, the gardener, into letting him have the key to the little postern gate on the plea that he wished to indulge in a midnight escapade, hinting broadly of a fair lady who was to be the partner of his adventure, and, what was more to the point with Brus, at the same time slipping a couple of golden zecchins into the gardener's palm.
Further, two gold zecchins were not often come by so easily as this; and if the dear Lord Jesus saw fit, in his infinite wisdom, to take this means of rewarding his poor servant it ill became such a worm as he to ignore the divine favor.
When Ghosn and Naqvi became members of the board, both had "an impeccable reputation and a large recognition in their field of activity," the foundation's Director-General Georges Zecchin said by email.
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When the company's artistic director, Vittorio Zecchin, left in 1926, Scarpa stepped into the breach.
Other sophisticated prediction algorithms can be used, including other signals like IOB or physical activity: Zecchin et al.
In addition to this, they identify the need to improve interventions which help to perform an exact assessment of BGL (Sparacino, Facchinetti, Zecchin, & Cobelli, 2014) not only in special circumstances but also for occasions where carrying out an analysis is not possible.
Zecchin, "Improved PMI-based input variable selection approach for artificial neural network and other data driven environmental and water resource models," Environmental Modelling and Software, vol.