Noun(1) 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(2) a vessel (box, can, pan, etc.(3) metal container for storing dry foods such as tea or flour(4) airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc.
Verb(1) plate with tin(2) preserve in a can or tin(3) prepare (a metal
(1) Plywood ranked fourth after black pepper, tin , and rubber.(2) Instead most graves are marked with a steel stake and a piece of rusting tin bearing a number.(3) she had opened a tin of beans(4) Now, turn on your soldering iron, and tin all of your stripped wires.(5) If you are interested in making an Aromatic Christmas Decoration you are requested to please bring along a real orange, some cloves, and a biscuit tin .(6) Pour into the prepared tin and bake on the middle shelf of the oven for 25-30 minutes until just firm to the touch.(7) I have just had a look in our cupboard, and if someone can sell me some whipping cream and a tin of mandarin oranges I could knock up a reasonably good trifle.(8) These early metal users had not yet learned to alloy copper with tin to make bronze.(9) Open storage above the ovens and below the cooktop let her grab a pie tin or skillet without opening a cabinet door first.(10) The most important use of tin in the United States is the manufacture of solder, an alloy made of tin and lead.(11) First came copper, used in an unalloyed form, and then the superior alloy of copper and tin known as bronze.(12) The property was next to an unfenced lake and there was no food except for a tin of pasta that was out of date.(13) I just ate a tin of mandarin segments and now it's raining.(14) Grease the tin and line with baking parchment, then arrange the quince quarters over the base.(15) grease a loaf tin(16) Is it best just to accept that you're a record company asset and opt to play dead as you're reprogrammed, repackaged and resold with all the dignity of a tin of beans?