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  1. tinverb

    To cover with tin.

    can, tin can

Princeton's WordNet

  1. tin, Sn, atomic number 50noun

    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

    atomic number 50, can, tin can, canister, cannister

  2. tinnoun

    a vessel (box, can, pan, etc.) made of tinplate and used mainly in baking

    atomic number 50, can, tin can, canister, cannister

  3. canister, cannister, tinnoun

    metal container for storing dry foods such as tea or flour

    cannister, canister, tin can, can, atomic number 50, case shot, canister shot

  4. can, tin, tin canverb

    airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc.

    fanny, privy, tail, seat, butt, stool, rear end, tin can, can, nates, bottom, potty, fundament, crapper, posterior, buttocks, behind, bathroom, stern, commode, backside, bum, john, atomic number 50, buns, can buoy, hindquarters, tail end, derriere, tooshie, throne, hind end, rump, toilet, keister, lavatory, ass, prat, arse, lav, rear, tush, canister, canful, cannister, pot

  5. tinverb

    plate with tin

    put up, can

  6. can, tin, put upverb

    preserve in a can or tin

    "tinned foods are not very tasty"

    digest, abide, tolerate, put forward, support, sack, give the axe, can, endure, give the sack, put up, post, stick out, fire, offer, give notice, displace, house, stomach, erect, dismiss, raise, provide, nominate, brook, set up, domiciliate, suffer, stand, rear, force out, contribute, terminate, send away, bear

  7. tinverb

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

    put up, can

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. tinnoun

    [Colloquial.] tin-plate, tinned iron, white iron

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. tinnoun

    stannum, latten, prillion

    Associated words:
    stannary, stannic, stanniferous, stannous, shadd

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  1. Jean Tikaram:

    It's just nothing in sight. The tin food and water supplies are all gone.

  2. Darcy Brown:

    It was so devastating to see. All the tin is flat to the ground. Some of the bricks are still standing.

  3. John Wayne:

    I'm lookin' at a tin star with a, drunk pinned on it.

  4. David Gulpilil:

    I was brought up in a tin shed. I wandered all over the world — Paris, New York — now I’m back in a tin shed.

  5. Mark Wills:

    When the [ tin ] price dropped in the late 1980s, there was no longer a profit in selling it wholesale. So we gradually renovated some old machinery on-site and began selling it ourselves.

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