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English

Chemical element
Sn Previous: indium (In)
Next: antimony (Sb)

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
tin

Plural
s

tin (s)
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  1. (uncountable, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A malleable, ductile, metallic element, resistant to corrosion, with atomic number 50 and symbol Sn.
  2. (UK, countable) An airtight container, made of tin or another metal, used to preserve food.
  3. (countable) A metal pan used for baking, roasting, etc.
    muffin tin
    roasting tin
  4. (countable, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The bottom part of the front wall, which is "out" if a player strikes it with the ball.

Synonyms

  • (airtight container): can (especially US), tin can

Derived terms

Translations

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Adjective

tin (not comparable)

Positive
tin

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. Made of tin.

Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to tin

Third person singular
tin

Simple past
ing

Past participle
-

Present participle
n

to tin (third-person singular simple present tin, present participle n, simple past and past participle ing)
  1. (transitive) To place into a tin in order to preserve.
  2. (transitive) To cover with tin.
  3. (transitive) To coat with solder in preparation for soldering.

Derived terms

Translations

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References

  • For etymology and more information refer to: [1] (A lot of the translations were taken from that site with permission from the author.)

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Dutch

Pronunciation

Noun

tin

  1. (chemistry) tin

Icelandic

Noun

tin n. [[Category:Template:lang:is nouns|tin]]

  1. tin (chemical element)

Navajo

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [txɪ̀n]

Etymology

From Proto-Athabascan *tən.

Cognates:

Noun

tin

  1. ice

Rohingya

Etymology

From Bengali.

Cardinal number

tin

  1. three

Welsh

Noun

tin

  1. (vulgar) The rump, the arse.

Mutation

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
tin din nhin thin

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