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
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
a vessel (box, can, pan, etc.) made of tinplate and used mainly in baking
preserve in a can or tin
airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc.
plate with tin
the application of a protective layer of tin