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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 shin·er /ˈʃaɪnɚ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 shin·er /ˈʃaɪnɚ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shin·er n. That which shines. Specifically: (a) A luminary. (b) A bright piece of money. [Slang]
    Has she the shiners, d' ye think?   --Foote.
 (c) Zool. Any one of numerous species of small freshwater American cyprinoid fishes, belonging to Notropis, or Minnilus, and allied genera; as the redfin (Notropis megalops), and the golden shiner (Notemigonus chrysoleucus) of the Eastern United States; also loosely applied to various other silvery fishes, as the dollar fish, or horsefish, menhaden, moonfish, sailor's choice, and the sparada. (d) Zool. The common Lepisma, or furniture bug.
 Blunt-nosed shiner Zool., the silver moonfish.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a bruise caused by a blow to the eye [syn: black eye]
      2: something that shines (with emitted or reflected light)
      3: important food fish of the northern Atlantic and
         Mediterranean; its body is greenish-blue with dark bars
         and small if any scales [syn: common mackerel, Scomber
      4: any of numerous small silvery North American cyprinid fishes
         especially of the genus Notropis