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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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Our nation doubtless raised a collective sigh of relief at the invention of tinned food and an even bigger one at the invention of the tin-opener.
Is the Minister aware that if, having taken off one end of the corned beef can with the twisty thing provided, you then take a common, ordinary, household tin-opener and take off the other end, it is very easy to push the corned beef out of the tin without any danger to yourself?
Megson, whose side finished with nine men after Thomas Gaardsoe was red-carded late on, said: 'We couldn't open them up with a tin-opener in the first 45 minutes.
But hands off the tin-opener until your chosen swim is prepared with the care shown by a top chef, says Ashley Burton, a member of the Barbel Society.
When I'm having problems with the tin-opener, I get half way round and Anna finishes it for me.
object in question is good for opening tins or good as a tin-opener.
Gerry added: "His head was split open like a tin-opener had sliced it.