tin

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See also: Tin, TIN, tín, and țin

English[edit]

Chemical element
Sn Previous: indium (In)
Next: antimony (Sb)
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Etymology[edit]

From Old English tin, from Proto-Germanic *tiną, of unknown origin. Cognates include German Zinn and Dutch tin.

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Noun[edit]

tin (countable and uncountable, plural tins)

  1. (uncountable) A malleable, ductile, metallic element, resistant to corrosion, with atomic number 50 and symbol Sn.
  2. (New Zealand, 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, squash (sport)) The bottom part of the front wall, which is "out" if a player strikes it with the ball.
  5. (slang, dated, uncountable) money
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Beaconsfield to this entry?)

Synonyms[edit]

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

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Adjective[edit]

tin (not comparable)

  1. Made of tin.
  2. Made of galvanised iron or built of corrugated iron.
    • 1939, George Orwell, "Coming up for Air", London: Victor Gollancz.
      […] in fact he was a big noise, literally, in the Baptist Chapel, known locally as the Tin Tab[ernacle] - whereas my family were 'church' and Uncle Ezekiel was an infidel at that.

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Verb[edit]

tin (third-person singular simple present tins, present participle tinning, simple past and past participle tinned)

  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.

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Afrikaans[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

tin (uncountable)

  1. tin

Dutch[edit]

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

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch tin, ten, from Old Dutch *tin, from Proto-Germanic *tiną.

Noun[edit]

tin n (uncountable)

  1. tin

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse tin, from Proto-Germanic *tiną.

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Noun[edit]

tin n (genitive singular tins, uncountable)

  1. tin (chemical element)

Declension[edit]

n3s Singular
Indefinite Definite
Nominative tin tinið
Accusative tin tinið
Dative tini tininum
Genitive tins tinsins

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French tin, tind.

Noun[edit]

tin m (plural tins)

  1. a wooden support, often used on watercraft

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse tin, from Proto-Germanic *tiną.

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Noun[edit]

tin n

  1. tin (chemical element)

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Latvian[edit]

Verb[edit]

tin

  1. 2nd person singular present indicative form of tīt
  2. 3rd person singular present indicative form of tīt
  3. 3rd person plural present indicative form of tīt
  4. 2nd person singular imperative form of tīt
  5. (with the particle lai) 3rd person singular imperative form of tīt
  6. (with the particle lai) 3rd person plural imperative form of tīt

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Rafsi[edit]

tin

  1. rafsi of tirna.

Navajo[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Athabaskan *tən.

Cognates:

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Noun[edit]

tin

  1. ice, frost

Picard[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

tin m

  1. your

Rohingya[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Bengali.

Cardinal number[edit]

tin

  1. three

Sranan Tongo[edit]

Number[edit]

tin

  1. (cardinal) ten

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): /tin˧˧/
  • (Huế) IPA(key): /tin˧˧/
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): /tɨ̞̠n˧˥/

Noun[edit]

tin

  1. news

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Welsh[edit]

Noun[edit]

tin f (plural tinau)

  1. (vulgar) The rump, the arse.

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
tin din nhin thin