Definition Of tin


cover with a thin layer of tin.

the copper pans are tinned inside

Example Of tin

  • A century ago, before stainless steel was widely available, winery equipment was often made of iron, copper, or bronze, an alloy of copper and tin .

  • And besides, they have been providing entertainment in exchange for a tin of dog food per day.

  • Armed with a tin of paste and a brush, he turned out at 3am every morning in all weathers with a bag of contents bills with the headlines of the day.

  • ‘You can't have my coin,’ said Tony, as Mrs Hawthorne added the pound note to the biscuit tin .

  • Bronze, an alloy of copper and tin , has been used to make sculptural objects as early as the seventh millennium BC.

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