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a tin of paint

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  • tin — [[t]tɪ̱n[/t]] tins 1) N UNCOUNT Tin is a soft silvery white metal. ...a factory that turns scrap metal into tin cans. ...a tin roofed hut. 2) N COUNT: oft N of n A tin is a metal container which is filled with food and sealed in order to preserve …   English dictionary

  • paint — I UK [peɪnt] / US verb Word forms paint : present tense I/you/we/they paint he/she/it paints present participle painting past tense painted past participle painted *** 1) [intransitive/transitive] to put paint onto something to change its colour… …   English dictionary

  • Tin — is a chemical element with the symbol Sn ( la. stannum) and atomic number 50. This silvery, malleable poor metal that is not easily oxidized in air and resists corrosion, is found in many alloys and is used to coat other metals to prevent… …   Wikipedia

  • Tin can wall — Tin cans, although not a common building source, have been used for creating structures. They can be laid in concrete, stacked vertically on top of each other, and crushed or cut and flattened to be used as shingles [http://www.eco… …   Wikipedia

  • Paint stripper — Paint stripper, or paint remover, is the generic name given to solvent mixtures designed to remove paint and other finishes and also to clean the underlying surface. The principal active ingredient is usually dichloromethane. Formulations with… …   Wikipedia

  • Tin-glazing — is the process of giving ceramic items a tin based glaze which is white, shiny and opaque, normally applied to red or buff earthenware.The earliest tin glazed pottery appears to have been made in Iraq/Mesopotamia in the 9th century, the oldest… …   Wikipedia

  • Tin Ceiling — A tin ceiling is an architectural element that was very popular in Victorian buildings in North America in the late 19th and early 20th century.HistoryHistorically, tin ceilings were introduced to North America as an affordable alternative to the …   Wikipedia

  • tin — tin1 S3 [tın] n [: Old English;] 1.) [U] a soft silver white metal that is often used to cover and protect iron and steel. It is a chemical ↑element : symbol Sn ▪ an old tin bath 2.) BrE also tin can a small metal container in which food or drink …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • paint — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ thick, thin ▪ fresh ▪ old ▪ Old paint was chipping off the outside walls. ▪ dry …   Collocations dictionary

  • tin can — noun 1. informal term for a destroyer • Hypernyms: ↑destroyer, ↑guided missile destroyer 2. airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc. • Syn: ↑can, ↑tin • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Oil paint — View of Delft in oil paint, by Johannes Vermeer. Oil paint is a type of slow drying paint that consists of particles of pigment suspended in a drying oil, commonly linseed oil. The viscosity of the paint may be modified by the addition of a… …   Wikipedia


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