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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Thin sheet of steel or iron coated with metallic element.

Usage examples (36)
  • Cans for food, aerosol sprays and many other consumer goods are made from "tinplate," sheets of steel covered in a thin layer of tin.
  • Along with that have grown up a number of subsidiary industries, such as tinplate, wire and wire nails, and so on.
  • Offset Litho printing is used for paper, board and tinplate.
  • "We don't see much justification for the current tinplate prices." for more
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