tinplate

noun
tin·plate | \ˈtin-ˈplāt \

Definition of tinplate 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: thin sheet iron or steel coated with tin

tin-plate

verb
\ˈtin-ˈplāt \
tin-plated; tin-plating; tin-plates

Definition of tin-plate (Entry 2 of 2)

transitive verb

: to plate or coat (something, such as a metal sheet) with tin

First Known Use of tinplate

Noun

1677, in the meaning defined above

Verb

1890, in the meaning defined above

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tinplate

noun
tin·plate | \ˈtin-ˈplāt \

Kids Definition of tinplate

: thin steel sheets covered with tin

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