tinplate
noun Date: 1677 thin sheet iron or steel coated with tin

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Tinplate — is sheet steel covered with a thin layer of tin. Before the advent of cheap mild steel the backing metal was iron. While once more widely used, the primary use of tinplate now is the manufacture of tin cans. Tinplate is made by rolling the steel… …   Wikipedia

  • tinplate — ► NOUN ▪ sheet steel or iron coated with tin. ► VERB ▪ coat with tin. DERIVATIVES tin plated adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • tinplate — tin plate n. Thin sheet iron or steel coated with tin to prevent rusting, used especially to make cans and pots. * * * ▪ metallurgy       thin steel sheet with a coating of tin applied either by dipping in molten metal or by electrolytic… …   Universalium

  • tinplate — smėlinė liežuvinė plekšnė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Rhombosolea plebeia angl. New Zealand flounder; sand flounder; tinplate rus. песчаная ромбосолея ryšiai: platesnis terminas – liežuvinės… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • tinplate — tin|plate [ˈtınpleıt] n [U] very thin sheets of iron or steel covered with ↑tin …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • tinplate — tin|plate [ tın,pleıt ] noun uncount flat pieces of iron or steel covered with TIN …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • tinplate — n. steel or sheet iron covered with thin coating of tin v. cover or coat with tin …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tinplate — noun sheet steel or iron coated with tin. verb coat with tin. Derivatives tin plated adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • tinplate — noun (U) very thin sheets of iron or steel covered with tin …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • tinplate — UK [ˈtɪnˌpleɪt] / US noun [uncountable] flat pieces of iron or steel covered with tin …   English dictionary

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