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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc..

Usage examples (33)
  • Life is rather like a tin of sardines, we're all of us looking for the key.
  • (I love tins, as you can see, and the flour tin is my favorite.)
  • Line 12 muffin tin cups with paper cupcake liners.
  • All of the sudden we're hearing the phrase tin ear. for more
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