Definition of TIN

noun : TIN

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 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.) made of tinplate and used mainly in baking ;

verb : TIN

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) plate with tin ;

  • 3. (

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


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