Sans meaning

sănz, säɴ
Without; lacking.
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Sans is defined as without.

An example of sans is ordering a curry dish without shrimp paste.

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Without.
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(The SANS Institute, Bethesda, MD, www.sans.org) A membership organization devoted to computer security founded in 1989. SANS provides step-by-step guidelines for implementing security procedures and runs the Internet Storm Center, which analyzes data from firewalls around the world that can be used by members to detect intrusions. It offers more than 400 training courses as well as certification for security professionals (for more information, visit www.giac.org). SANS stands for SysAdmin, Audit, Network and Security. See GIAC.
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Short for sans serif.
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Sanskrit.
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Origin of sans

  • Middle English from Old French blend of Latin sine without absentiā in the absence of ablative of absentia absence from absēns absent- present participle of abesse to be away absent

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English sans, borrowed from Old French sans, sens, from Latin sine (“without") conflated with absÄ“ns (“absent, remote").

    From Wiktionary