Tinned
Tinned Tinned, a. 1. Covered, or plated, with tin; as, a tinned roof; tinned iron. [1913 Webster]

2. Packed in tin cases; canned; as, tinned meats. --Cassell (Dict. of Cookery). [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • tinned — [tınd] adj [usually before noun] BrE tinned food is food that is sold in small metal containers which can be kept for a long time before they are opened American Equivalent: canned ▪ tinned tomatoes …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • tinned — [ tınd ] adjective BRITISH CANNED …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • tinned — [tind] adj. 1. plated with tin 2. Brit. preserved in tins; canned …   English World dictionary

  • tinned — [[t]tɪ̱nd[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n Tinned food is food that has been preserved by being sealed in a tin. [mainly BRIT] ...tinned tomatoes. ...tinned salmon. (in AM, usually use canned) …   English dictionary

  • Tinned — Tin Tin, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tinned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tinning}.] To cover with tin or tinned iron, or to overlay with tin foil. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tinned — adjective BrE tinned food is sold in a tin 1 (2) and can be kept for a long time before it is opened: tinned tomatoes …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • tinned — UK [tɪnd] / US adjective British tinned food has been preserved in metal containers. The American word is canned tinned tomatoes/peaches …   English dictionary

  • tinned — adj. Tinned is used with these nouns: ↑food, ↑fruit, ↑ham, ↑meat, ↑pea, ↑pineapple, ↑salmon, ↑soup, ↑spaghetti, ↑tomato, ↑vegetables …   Collocations dictionary

  • tinned — [tɪnd] adj British tinned food has been preserved in a metal container Syn: canned …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • tinned — /tind/, adj. 1. coated or plated with tin. 2. Chiefly Brit. preserved or packed in a can; canned. [1350 1400; ME; see TIN, ED2, ED3] * * * …   Universalium

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