Definitions for tin

Definitions for (noun) tin

Main entry: can, tin, tin can

Definition: airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc.

Main entry: canister, cannister, tin

Definition: metal container for storing dry foods such as tea or flour

Main entry: tin

Definition: a vessel (box, can, pan, etc.) made of tinplate and used mainly in baking

Main entry: atomic number 50, tin, Sn

Definition: 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

Definitions for (verb) tin

Main entry: tin

Definition: prepare (a metal) for soldering or brazing by applying a thin layer of solder to the surface

Main entry: put up, can, tin

Definition: preserve in a can or tin

Usage: tinned foods are not very tasty

Main entry: tin

Definition: plate with tin

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