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Noun tin has 3 senses
  1. tin, Sn, atomic number 50 - 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
    --1 is a kind of metallic element, metal
    --1 is a substance of cassiterite; tinfoil, tin foil
    Derived forms: verb tin3, verb tin1
  2. canister, cannister, tin - metal container for storing dry foods such as tea or flour
    --2 is a kind of container
    Derived form: verb tin2
  3. can, tin, tin can - airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc.
    --3 is a kind of container
    --3 has particulars:
     beer can; caddy, tea caddy; cannikin; coffee can; milk can; oilcan; soda can
    Derived form: verb tin2
Verb tin has 3 senses
  1. tin - plate with tin
    --1 is one way to
    Derived forms: noun tin1, noun tinning2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. can, tin, put up - preserve in a can or tin; "tinned foods are not very tasty"
    --2 is one way to preserve, keep
    Derived forms: noun tin3, noun tin2
    Sample sentence:
    The chefs tin the vegetables
  3. tin - prepare (a metal) for soldering or brazing by applying a thin layer of solder to the surface
    --3 is one way to
    Derived forms: noun tin1, noun tinning1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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