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Overview of noun tin

The noun tin has 4 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (5) tin, Sn, atomic number 50

(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)

2. tin

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

3. canister, cannister, tin

(metal container for storing dry foods such as tea or flour)

4. can, tin, tin can

(airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc.)

Overview of verb tin

The verb tin has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. tin

(plate with tin)

2. can, tin, put up

(preserve in a can or tin; "tinned foods are not very tasty")

3. tin

(prepare (a metal) for soldering or brazing by applying a thin layer of solder to the surface) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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