Definitions of tin:
  • noun:   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
  • noun:   airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc.
  • noun:   metal container for storing dry foods such as tea or flour
  • verb:   prepare (a metal) for soldering or brazing by applying a thin layer of solder to the surface
  • verb:   plate with tin
  • verb:   preserve in a can or tin
    Example: "Tinned foods are not very tasty"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #59683)

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