tin noun (METAL)
- The country's most valuable commodities include tin and diamonds.
- Careful with that open tin - it's got a very sharp edge.
- In tin mining today, workers excavate tunnels horizontally from a vertical shaft.
- I've found a tin of beans. So far so good, but where is the opener?
- She put on some overalls and got out a tin of paint.
tin noun (CONTAINER)
a tin of beans
a biscuit tin
a tin of paint
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