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
a serious (sometimes fatal) infection of rodents caused by Yersinia pestis and accidentally transmitted to humans by the bite of a flea that has bitten an infected animal
a vessel (box, can, pan, etc.) made of tinplate and used mainly in baking
a persistently annoying person
prepare (a metal) for soldering or brazing by applying a thin layer of solder to the surface
metal container for storing dry foods such as tea or flour
preserve in a can or tin
airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc.
any unwanted and destructive insect or other animal that attacks food or crops or livestock etc.
any epidemic disease with a high death rate