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  Definition of tin
  1. airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc.
  2. metal container for storing dry foods such as tea or flour
  3. 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
  4. prepare (a metal) for soldering or brazing by applying a thin layer of solder to the surface
  5. preserve in a can or tin; "tinned foods are not very tasty"
  6. plate with tin
Similar Words: can, tin can, canister, cannister, Sn, atomic number 50, put up

 

Hyponyms: beer can, caddy, tea caddy, cannikin, coffee can, milk can, oilcan, soda can

 

Substance Meronyms: cassiterite, tinfoil, tin foil

 

Derivational Morphology: can, put up, Sn, atomic number 50, tinning, tin can, canister, cannister, cannery, tin-plating

 

Anagrams: nit

 

Language Translations:
Afrikaans: tin   Albanian: kalaj  
Arabic: sc=ARchar   Armenian: անագ  
Basque: eztainua   Belarusian: волава  
Bosnian: kalaj   Breton: staen  
Bulgarian: калаен and калай   Catalan: estany  
Chinese: 罐頭 and   Croatian: kositar  
Danish: tin   Dutch: blik and tin and tinnen  
Esperanto: stano   Estonian: tina  
Finnish: säilyketölkki and tina   French: étain and bidon and d'étain  
Frisian: tin   Galician: estaño  
Georgian: კალა   German: Büchse and Zinn and Zinn-  
Hebrew: בדיל   Hindi: टिन  
Hungarian: ón   Icelandic: tin  
Ido: stano   Indonesian: timah  
Interlingua: de latta and stanno   Irish: stán  
Italian: di stagno and lattina and stagno   Japanese: 罐詰 and  
Korean: 깡통 and 주석   Latin: stannum  
Latvian: alva   Lithuanian: alavas  
Macedonian: калаj   Malay: stanum  
Maltese: landa   Norwegian: tinn  
Polish: cyna and cynowy and puszka   Portuguese: de lata and estanho and lata  
Romanian: de cositor and staniu   Russian: жестянка and олово and оловянный  
Serbian: калаj   Slovak: cín  
Slovene: kositer and pločevinka   Spanish: estaño  
Swedish: konserv and tenn   Tamil: தகரம்  
Thai: sc=THchar   Turkish: kalay  
Ukrainian: олово   Vietnamese: thiếc  
Welsh: tùn  
 
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