untinned

tinned

[tind]
adjective
1.
coated or plated with tin.
2.
Chiefly British. preserved or packed in a can; canned.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English; see tin, -ed2, -ed3

untinned, adjective
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tinned (tɪnd)
 
adj
1.  plated, coated, or treated with tin
2.  chiefly (Brit) preserved or stored in airtight tins: tinned soup
3.  coated with a layer of solder

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tin
O.E. tin, from P.Gmc. *tinom (cf. M.Du., Du. tin, O.H.G. zin, Ger. Zinn, O.N. tin), of unknown origin, not found outside Gmc. Tinny is first recorded 1552; used figuratively (of sounds, etc.) since 1877; tin-type in photography is from 1864. Tin ear "lack of musical discernment" is from 1909. Tin Lizzie
"early Ford, especially a Model T," first recorded 1915. Tinfoil is attested from 1467; tinhorn "petty but flashy" is 1857, originally of low-class gamblers, from the tin cans they used for shaking dice.
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tin (tĭn)
n.
Symbol Sn
A malleable metallic element used to coat other metals to prevent corrosion. Atomic number 50; atomic weight 118.71; melting point 231.89°C; boiling point 2,602°C; specific gravity 7.31; valence 2, 4.

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tin   (tĭn)  Pronunciation Key 
Symbol Sn
A malleable, silvery metallic element that occurs in igneous rocks. It has a crystalline structure and crackles when bent. Tin is used as an anticorrosion agent and is a part of numerous alloys, including bronze. Atomic number 50; atomic weight 118.71; melting point 231.89°C; boiling point 2,270°C; specific gravity 7.31; valence 2, 4. See Periodic Table. See Note at element.
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