[ US /ˈtɪn/ ]
[ UK /tˈɪn/ ]
VERB
  1. plate with tin
  2. prepare (a metal) for soldering or brazing by applying a thin layer of solder to the surface
  3. preserve in a can or tin
    tinned foods are not very tasty
NOUN
  1. a vessel (box, can, pan, etc.) made of tinplate and used mainly in baking
  2. airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc.
  3. a silvery malleable metallic element that resists corrosion; used in many alloys and to coat other metals to prevent corrosion; obtained chiefly from cassiterite where it occurs as tin oxide
  4. metal container for storing dry foods such as tea or flour
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How To Use tin In A Sentence

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