tin opener

noun

Definition of tin opener

British
:a device that is used in the kitchen to open tins of food :can opener

Word by Word Definitions

tin play
  1. : a soft faintly bluish-white lustrous low-melting crystalline metallic element that is malleable and ductile at ordinary temperatures and that is used especially in containers, as a protective coating, in tinfoil, and in soft solders and alloys — see Chemical Elements Table

  2. : a box, can, pan, vessel, or a sheet made of tinplate

  3. : a metal container and its contents

  1. : to cover or plate with tin or a tin alloy

  2. : to put up or pack in tins : can

opener play
  1. : one that opens : such as

  2. : cards of sufficient value for a player to open the betting in a poker game

  3. : the first item, contest, or event of a series


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