tin-plate
transitive verb Date: 1890 to plate or coat (as a metal sheet) with tin

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  • Tin plate — Tin Tin, n. [As. tin; akin to D. tin, G. zinn, OHG. zin, Icel. & Dan. tin, Sw. tenn; of unknown origin.] 1. (Chem.) An elementary substance found as an oxide in the mineral cassiterite, and reduced as a soft silvery white crystalline metal, with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tin plate — tin′ plate or tin′plate n. mel thin iron or steel sheet coated with tin tin′ plate , v.t. plat•ed, plat•ing …   From formal English to slang

  • tin-plate — [tin′plāt′] vt. tin plated, tin plating to plate with tin …   English World dictionary

  • tin plate — n. thin sheets of iron or steel plated with tin …   English World dictionary

  • tin plate — noun a thin sheet of metal (iron or steel) coated with tin to prevent rusting; used especially for cans, pots, and tins • Syn: ↑tinplate • Hypernyms: ↑sheet metal • Substance Holonyms: ↑tinware • Substance Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • tin plate — noun A thin sheet of steel coated with tin to prevent rusting; used to make cans etc. See Also: tin plate …   Wiktionary

  • tin plate — alavuotoji skarda statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Alavu dengta skarda. atitikmenys: angl. tin plate; tinned sheet rus. белая жесть; луженая жесть …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • tin-plate — tin plater, n. /tin playt /, v.t., tin plated, tin plating. to coat (iron or steel sheet) with tin. [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • tin-plate — /ˈtɪn pleɪt/ (say tin playt) verb (t) (tin plated, tin plating) to plate (sheet iron or steel) with tin …   Australian English dictionary

  • tin-plate — transitive verb : to plate or coat (as a metal sheet) with tin …   Useful english dictionary

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