English dictionary definition of:



  • airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc.
  • metal container for storing dry foods such as tea or flour
  • a vessel (box, can, pan, etc.) made of tinplate and used mainly in baking
  • a silvery malleable metallic element that resists corrosion; used in many alloys and to coat other metals to prevent corrosion; obtained chiefly from cassiterite where it occurs as tin oxide


  • prepare (a metal) for soldering or brazing by applying a thin layer of solder to the surface
  • preserve in a can or tin
  • plate with tin


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Spellzone course content

View spelling list Starter Course: Unit 1: Section 2 and learn about the word tin in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit Starter course: Words with a or i.

Scrabble score for tin

Scrabble score = 3

generated at 07:27:11 on 20-12-19

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