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tin

noun   /tɪn/
B1 UK ( US can) a metal container in which food is sold lata a tin of soup
a metal container with a lid that you keep food or other substances in caja, lata a biscuit tin
[no plural] a chemical element that is a silver-coloured metal, often combined with other metals or used to cover and protect other metals estaño 272141
(Definition of tin from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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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