tinplate

noun tin·plate \ ˈtin-ˈplāt \
Updated on: 28 Feb 2018

Definition of tinplate

: thin sheet iron or steel coated with tin

First Known Use of tinplate

1677

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tin-plate

verb \ ˈtin-ˈplāt \

Definition of tin-plate

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

First Known Use of tin-plate

1890

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tinplate

noun tin·plate \ ˈtin-ˈplāt \

Definition of tinplate for Students

: thin steel sheets covered with tin

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