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

EnglishEdit

Chemical element
Sn
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EtymologyEdit

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

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, Australia, South Africa, Ireland, Britain, countable) An airtight container, made of tin or another metal, used to preserve food.
    a tin of baked beans
    empty tins, cans, and plastic containers are recycled in the blue bins.
  3. (countable) A metal pan used for baking, roasting, etc.
    muffin tin
    roasting tin
    baking 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, especially silver money.
  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.

SynonymsEdit

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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 metal can (ie. a tin; be it tin, steel, aluminum) in order to preserve.
  2. (transitive) To cover with tin.
  3. (transitive) To coat with solder
    1. To coat with solder, in preparation for soldering, to ensure a good solder joint
    2. To coat with solder, in order to consolidate braided wire, so as to make contact with all strands and reduce fragility of the fraying wire

Derived termsEdit

Coordinate termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • (money): 1873, John Camden Hotten, The Slang Dictionary

AnagramsEdit


AfrikaansEdit

Chemical element
Sn
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Next: antimoon (Sb)

NounEdit

tin (uncountable)

  1. tin

Atong (India)Edit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tin (Bengali script তিন)

  1. corrugated iron

ReferencesEdit


AzerbaijaniEdit

NounEdit

tin (definite accusative tini, plural tinlər)

  1. corner (the space in the angle between converging lines or walls which meet in a point)
  2. intersection
    Synonym: (South Azerbaijani) çaharrah

DeclensionEdit


DanishEdit

NounEdit

tin

  1. tin (Sn)

DutchEdit

Chemical element
Sn
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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tin n (uncountable)

  1. tin (metal, metallic element)

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: tin
  • Negerhollands: den

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

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle French tin, tind.

NounEdit

tin m (plural tins)

  1. a wooden support, often used on watercraft

Etymology 2Edit

InterjectionEdit

tin

  1. (Quebec, colloquial) (surprise, giving someone something) alternative form of tiens

Further readingEdit


IcelandicEdit

 
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Chemical element
Sn
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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tin n (genitive singular tins, no plural)

  1. tin (chemical element)

DeclensionEdit


IndonesianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈtɪn]
  • Hyphenation: tin

Etymology 1Edit

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

NounEdit

tin (first-person possessive tinku, second-person possessive tinmu, third-person possessive tinnya)

  1. tin, an airtight container, made of tin or another metal, used to preserve food.
    Synonyms: belek, kaleng

Alternative formsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Arabic تِين(tīn, fig).

NounEdit

tin (first-person possessive tinku, second-person possessive tinmu, third-person possessive tinnya)

  1. fig, a fruit-bearing tree or shrub of the genus Ficus that is native mainly to the tropics.

Further readingEdit


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

MalteseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic تِين(tīn).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tin m (collective, singulative tina, plural tiniet)

  1. fig, figs: (several fruits; fig as a mass or taste)

Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

DeterminerEdit

tin (subjective pronoun þou)

  1. (chiefly Northern and northern East Midland dialectal) Alternative form of þin (thy)

PronounEdit

tin (subjective þou)

  1. (chiefly Northern and northern East Midland dialectal) Alternative form of þin (thine)

Etymology 2Edit

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

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tin (uncountable)

  1. tin (metal)
DescendantsEdit
ReferencesEdit

NavajoEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From the root -TIN (to freeze), from Proto-Athabaskan *tən (ice, frost).

Cognates:

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tin

  1. ice, frost

NooneEdit

NumeralEdit

tin

  1. five

ReferencesEdit


North FrisianEdit

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

EtymologyEdit

From Old Frisian tiān. Compare West Frisian tsien, Sylt North Frisian tiin.

NumeralEdit

tin

  1. (Föhr-Amrum) ten

Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

tìn n (definite singular tìnet)

  1. form removed with the spelling reform of 1938; superseded by tinn

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *tiną.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tin n

  1. tin

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: tin

Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *tiną.

NounEdit

tin n

  1. tin

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • tin in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

PapiamentuEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese ter and Spanish tener and Kabuverdianu têm.

VerbEdit

tin

  1. to have
  2. to possess
  3. there are

PicardEdit

PronounEdit

tin m

  1. your

RohingyaEdit

Rohingya cardinal numbers
 <  2 3 4  > 
    Cardinal : tin

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit त्रि (tri, three)

NumeralEdit

tin (Hanifi spelling 𐴃𐴞𐴕)

  1. three

Sranan TongoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Dutch tien.

NumeralEdit

tin

  1. ten

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Syncopic form of tiden.

NounEdit

tin

  1. (colloquial) Pronunciation spelling of tiden, definite singular of tid.
    Han skriker hela tin!He's yelling all the time!

Usage notesEdit

”Tiden” is only pronounced this way in the expression ”hela tiden”.

AnagramsEdit


VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese (SV: tín).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

tin (𪝮, 𠒷)

  1. to believe or to trust
    tin tưởngto believe in; to trust
    cả tingullible

NounEdit

tin (𪝮, 𠒷)

  1. news
    Synonym: tin tức
    tin nóngbreaking news
    tin buồnsad news, especially about someone who's passed away
    tin dữbad news
    tin mừng/vuigood news
    đạo Tin LànhProtestantism (literally, “religion of good news; religion of the gospel; evangelical religion”)

WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *tuknā, from Proto-Indo-European *tewk-, see also English thigh, Scottish Gaelic tòin.

NounEdit

tin f (plural tinau)

  1. (vulgar, offensive) arse
    Synonym: pen-ôl

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.

Further readingEdit

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present), “tin”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies