Variant of tin
- a soft, silver-white, crystalline, metallic chemical element, malleable at ordinary temperatures and used in making shiny alloys and tinfoils, solders, utensils, tin plate, superconducting magnets, etc.: symbol, Sn; at. no., 50
- tin plate
- a pan, box, etc. made of tin plate
- Chiefly Brit. can (, )
- Slang money
Origin: Middle English from OE, akin to German zinn; only inch(es) Germanic languages
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