as in

as in

Used to introduce a specific or illuminating detail that helps to explain or emphasize something. A: "Wait, how old is she going to be?" B: "I told you, eight! As in, the number that comes before nine." A: "Sorry, my hearing's not so good these days." They named the dog "Snow," as in, that white stuff that falls from the sky.
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