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See also: Tin, TIN, tín, țin, and -tin

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EnglishEdit

Chemical element
Sn Previous: indium (In)
Next: antimony (Sb)
 
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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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, Britain, 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?)
  6. (slang, uncountable) Computer hardware.

SynonymsEdit

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

Derived termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

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.
      [I]n 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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VerbEdit

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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TranslationsEdit

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AnagramsEdit


AfrikaansEdit

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

NounEdit

tin (uncountable)

  1. tin

Atong (India)Edit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English tin, from Old English tin, from Proto-Germanic *tiną, of unknown origin.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tin

  1. corrugated iron

DanishEdit

NounEdit

tin

  1. tin (Sn)

DutchEdit

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

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tin n (uncountable)

  1. tin

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tin n (genitive singular tins, uncountable)

  1. tin (chemical element)

DeclensionEdit

Declension of tin (singular only)
n3s singular
indefinite definite
nominative tin tinið
accusative tin tinið
dative tini tininum
genitive tins tinsins

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French tin, tind.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tin m (plural tins)

  1. a wooden support, often used on watercraft

Further readingEdit


IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tin n

  1. tin (chemical element)

DeclensionEdit


LatvianEdit

VerbEdit

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

LojbanEdit

RafsiEdit

tin

  1. rafsi of tirna.

MalteseEdit

NounEdit

tin m (collective plural)

  1. figs

NavajoEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Athabaskan *tən.

Cognates:

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tin

  1. ice, frost

NooneEdit

NumeralEdit

tin

  1. (cardinal) five

ReferencesEdit


North FrisianEdit

North Frisian cardinal numbers
 <  9 10 11  > 
    Cardinal : tin

EtymologyEdit

From Old Frisian tiān. Compare West Frisian tsien.

NumeralEdit

tin

  1. (Föhr-Amrum, cardinal) ten

PicardEdit

PronounEdit

tin m

  1. your

RohingyaEdit

Rohingya cardinal numbers
 <  2 3 4  > 
    Cardinal : tin

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit त्रि (tri, three)

NumeralEdit

tin

  1. three

Sranan TongoEdit

NumberEdit

tin

  1. (cardinal) ten

VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese (“to believe; news”; SV: tín)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tin

  1. news

VerbEdit

tin

  1. believe

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WelshEdit

NounEdit

tin f (plural tinau)

  1. (vulgar) The rump, the arse.

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
tin din nhin thin
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.