HyperDic: tin

English > 7 senses of the word tin:
NOUNsubstancetin, Sn, atomic number 50a silvery malleable metallic element that resists corrosion
artifacttina vessel (box, can, pan, etc.) made of tinplate and used mainly in baking
artifacttin, canister, cannistermetal container for storing dry foods such as tea or flour
artifacttin, can, tin canairtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc.
VERBcontacttinplate with tin
changetin, can, put uppreserve in a can or tin / tin
changetinprepare (a metal) for soldering or brazing by applying a thin layer of solder to the surface
tin > pronunciation
Soundstih'n
RhymesAdrenalin ... zeppelin / Zeppelin: 223 rhymes with ihn...
English > tin: 7 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA silvery malleable metallic element that resists corrosion; used in many alloys and to coat / coat other metals to prevent corrosion; obtained chiefly from cassiterite where it occurs as tin oxide.
SynonymsSn, atomic number 50
Broadermetallic element, metalAny of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
Substance ofcassiteriteA hard heavy dark mineral that is the chief source of tin
tinfoil, tin foilfoil made of tin or an alloy of tin and lead
Spanishestaño, número atómico 50, Sn
Catalanestany, número atòmic 50, Sn
Adjectivesstannic, stannousof or relating to or containing tin
tinnyof or containing tin
Verbstinprepare (a metal) for soldering or brazing by applying a thin layer of solder to the surface
tinplate with tin
English > tin: 7 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA vessel (box, can, pan, etc.) made of tinplate and used mainly in baking.
BroadervesselAn object used as a container (especially for liquids / liquids)
Substance oftin plate, tinplateA thin sheet of metal (iron or steel) coated with tin to prevent rusting
English > tin: 7 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaningmetal container for storing dry foods such as tea or flour.
Synonymscanister, cannister
BroadercontainerAny object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)
Spanishbote, lata, pote
Catalanllauna
Verbstinpreserve in a can or tin / tin
English > tin: 7 senses > noun 4, artifact
Meaningairtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc..
Synonymscan, tin can
Narrowerbeer canA can that holds beer
caddy, tea caddyA can for storing tea
cannikinA small can
coffee canA can for storing ground coffee
milk canlarge can for transporting milk
oilcanA can with a long nozzle to apply oil to machinery
soda canA can for holding soft drinks
BroadercontainerAny object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)
Spanishbote, lata
Catalanllauna
Verbstinpreserve in a can or tin / tin
English > tin: 7 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningplate with tin.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderplatecoat with a layer of metal
Spanishestañar
Nounstina silvery malleable metallic element that resists corrosion
tinningthe application of a protective layer of tin
English > tin: 7 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningpreserve in a can or tin / tin.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThe chefs tin the vegetables
Example"tinned foods are not very tasty"
Synonymscan, put up
Categorycooking, cookery, preparationThe act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
Broaderpreserve, keepprevent (food) from rotting
Spanishenlatar, envasar, poder
Catalanenllaunar, envasar
Nounstinairtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc.
tinmetal container for storing dry foods such as tea or flour
English > tin: 7 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningPrepare (a metal) for soldering or brazing by applying a thin layer of solder to the surface.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderplatecoat with a layer of metal
Nounstina silvery malleable metallic element that resists corrosion
tinningthe application of a thin layer of soft solder to the ends of wires before soldering them

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