HyperDic: sn

English > 1 sense of the word Sn:
NOUNsubstanceSn, tin, atomic number 50a silvery malleable metallic element that resists corrosion
English > Sn: 1 sense > 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.
Synonymstin, 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

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