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tin-plate

[tin-pleyt] /ˈtɪnˌpleɪt/
verb (used with object), tin-plated, tin-plating.
1.
to coat (iron or steel sheet) with tin.
Origin of tin-plate
1885-1890
1885-90
Related forms
tin-plater, noun

tin plate

or tinplate

noun
1.
thin iron or steel sheet coated with tin.
Also called tin.
Origin
1670-80
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tin plate

noun
1.
thin steel sheet coated with a layer of tin that protects the steel from corrosion
verb
2.
(transitive) to coat (a metal or object) with a layer of tin, usually either by electroplating or by dipping in a bath of molten tin
Derived Forms
tin-plater, noun
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