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Synonyms for tin

a silvery malleable metallic element that resists corrosion

a vessel (box, can, pan, etc

metal container for storing dry foods such as tea or flour

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airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc

plate with tin

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preserve in a can or tin

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

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Other products such as tin compounds and liquid mixed metals are mainly used for films.
The objective of the project is essentially to develop, through collaborative work of expert laboratories, the methodology to obtain accurate results in the determination of the most important organic tin compounds.
Thirty-nine chapters are organized into sections on fundamental aspects, materials chemistry and structural chemistry of tin compounds, medicinal/biocidal applications of tin compounds and environmental aspects, tin in organic synthesis, and tin in catalysis.
In line with international regulations, Iran is to phase out the use of marine coatings containing tin compounds, particularly tributyltin, by 2008.
The use of dibutyl tin compounds to stabilize PVC is limited by the fact that they are toxic to some extent.