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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The application of a protective layer of tin; The application of a thin layer of soft solder to the ends of wires before soldering them.

Usage examples (27)
  • Adjective : a set of tin values
  • The tinning or "silvering" process is next in order.
  • This method of tinning the ferrule will spoil the wiping solder.
  • 'I'm Columbus,' said the Honourable Paddy, tinning the ramrod spit. for more
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