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Spanish translation of “tin”

tin

noun /tin/
( chemistry ) (symbol Sn) an element, a silvery white metal
estaño, hojalata
Is that box made of tin or steel?
( also tin can) ( British ) a container, usually for food, made of tin-plate, thin sheets of iron covered with tin or other metal
lata
a tin of fruit a biscuit tin.
tinned adjective (of food) sealed in a tin for preservation etc
enlatado
tinned foods.
tinfoil noun tin or other metal in the form of very thin sheets, used for wrapping etc
papel de aluminio
I’m going to bake the ham in tinfoil.
tin opener noun ( British ) any of several types of tool or device for opening tins of food; can opener ( American)
abrelatas
(Definition of tin from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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