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1. tin

noun. ['ˈtɪn'] 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.

Synonyms

  • metallic element
  • atomic number 50
  • cassiterite
  • Sn
  • tin foil
  • metal

Antonyms

  • disallow
  • level
  • cathode

Etymology

  • tin (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Tin

  • verduin
  • kyoung-min
  • yan-bin
  • wherein
  • violin
  • vanryn
  • mcquinn
  • mcminn
  • mclinn
  • mclin
  • mcglynn
  • mcglinn
  • glavine
  • eldwin
  • chang-hsin
  • chagrin
  • bongjin
  • yalin
  • within
  • therein
  • o'quinn
  • oguinn
  • o'guinn
  • oflynn
  • o'flynn
  • mcguinn
  • mcginn
  • levin
  • laminne
  • kaylynn

Example sentences of the word tin


1. Noun, singular or mass
First, cut out a two-inch circle in the bottom of one pie tin.

Quotes containing the word tin


1. When three women all ignore each other, and each ignores me, it reminds me of Dark Jar Tin Zoo’s definition of love. Love is isn’t—even when it isn’t.
- Jarod Kintz, Seven Sisters Sinister Murder Mystery Dinner

2. I used to sell hellos by the wave until I found out Dark Jar Tin Zoo was reselling them on eBay as goodbyes. Now I’m a yawn distributor.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

3. She preferred imaginary heroes to real ones, because when tired of them, the former could be shut up in the tin kitchen till called for, and the latter were less manageable.
- Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

2. tin-plating

noun. the application of a protective layer of tin.

Synonyms

  • tinning
  • coating
  • covering

Antonyms

  • artifact

3. tin

verb. ['ˈtɪn'] plate with tin.

Etymology

  • tin (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. tin

noun. ['ˈtɪn'] a vessel (box, can, pan, etc.) made of tinplate and used mainly in baking.

Synonyms

  • vessel
  • tinplate

Antonyms

  • free
  • break
  • waste

Etymology

  • tin (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. tin

noun. ['ˈtɪn'] metal container for storing dry foods such as tea or flour.

Synonyms

  • container
  • cannister

Antonyms

  • attack
  • admit
  • let

Etymology

  • tin (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. tin

verb. ['ˈtɪn'] prepare (a metal) for soldering or brazing by applying a thin layer of solder to the surface.

Etymology

  • tin (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. tin

verb. ['ˈtɪn'] preserve in a can or tin.

Synonyms

  • preserve
  • put up
  • can

Etymology

  • tin (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. tin

noun. ['ˈtɪn'] airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc..

Synonyms

  • coffee can
  • can
  • caddy
  • milk can
  • oilcan
  • tea caddy
  • soda can
  • tin can
  • cannikin
  • beer can

Antonyms

  • nonmetallic
  • lose
  • allow
  • discontinue

Etymology

  • tin (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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