Noun Definition


1.Definition: a silvery malleable metallic element that resists corrosion; used in many alloys and to coat other metals to prevent corrosion; obtained chiefly from cassiterite where it occurs as tin oxide

Category: General

2.Definition: a vessel (box, can, pan, etc.) made of tinplate and used mainly in baking

Category: Objects

3.Definition: airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc.

Related Noun(s):can

Category: Objects

4.Definition: metal container for storing dry foods such as tea or flour

Related Noun(s):canister, cannister

Category: Objects