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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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His patented process permitted the use of multi-coloured printing for the first time and relied on the application of wet transfers to the sheet tin, which remained when the paper carrying them had dried and fallen away.
Crawford & Sons; Peek, Frean & Co and Jacobs; the Co-operative Wholesale Society and Carr's, the tins increasing in rarity, the smaller the size of the biscuit maker's company.
Adicionalmente, los valores de los modulos de volumen estan en acuerdo con los reportados por otros autores, siendo la maxima discrepancia de 5,29 % para el TiN, 0,4 % para el VN y 0,51 % para el MnN.
The Uis Tin Project is one of the largest undeveloped opencast hard rock tin deposits in the world and has a history of significant tin mining.
Mr Lam thanked the Sha Tin District Council, the Sha Tin Rural Committee and district organisations for their invaluable advice and support during the implementation of the Sha Tin GMP.
At least one miner dies every week in Bangka and Belitung according to estimates from the Indonesian Tin Working Group, an organisation comprised of electronics companies, tin firms, industry bodies and activists.
The chapters that follow are each dedicated to common themes in Tin Pan Alley songs, including those representative of Southern sentimentality, hospitality and leisure, nostalgia, and romance.
The Russian tin mining industry collapsed because it was unprepared to operate in a free market economy, especially with low global prices.
Sarah Barber, Fundraising Project Officer for Birmingham St Mary's Hospice, said: "Collection tins provide much-needed income for our Hospice, and they are also a simple but effective way for local business to support our work.
If not plated with pure tin, these components may also have a gold plating finish on the leads that must be removed.
QUALITY STREET pounds 5 for 969g, our average 975g* We counted: 103 sweets per tin PRICE PER OUR 100g: 51.
The printing process permitted the use of multi-colours for the first time and relied on the application of wet transfers to the sheet tin which remained when the paper carrying them was dried and removed.
As part of the scoping study, and based on the SEMF estimates, indicative project net cash flows before tax for a range of tin ore prices have been developed in-house and are shown in Table 1 below.
A form that often survives, however, is the decorative or advertising tin and there are many collectors for these.
1), (2), (3), (4) This change sparked concern since pure-Sn plating has a well-known reliability problem: the potential to spontaneously grow tin whiskers.