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Dictionary definition for: Tin

1. (n) 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. (v) plate with tin

3. (n) metal container for storing dry foods such as tea or flour

4. (v) preserve in a can or tin; "tinned foods are not very tasty"

5. (n) airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc.

6. (v) prepare (a metal) for soldering or brazing by applying a thin layer of solder to the surface

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