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tin can

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tin cannoun

    informal term for a destroyer

  2. can, tin, tin cannoun

    airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc.

Wiktionary

  1. tin cannoun

    a container, usually cylindrical, made out of sheet metal coated with tin

  2. tin cannoun

    (as a misnomer) a container, usually cylindrical, made out of sheet metal coated with aluminum

  3. tin cannoun

    a destroyer

Wikipedia

  1. tin can

    A steel can, tin can, tin (especially in British English, Australian English, Canadian English and South African English), steel packaging, or can is a container for the distribution or storage of goods, made of thin metal. Many cans require opening by cutting the "end" open; others have removable covers. They can store a broad variety of contents: food, beverages, oil, chemicals, etc. Steel cans are made of tinplate (tin-coated steel) or of tin-free steel. In some dialects, even aluminium cans are called "tin cans".Steel cans are highly recyclable, unlike materials like plastic, with around 65% of steel cans being recycled.

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  1. tin can

    A tin can is a container, traditionally constructed from thin sheets of steel coated with tin, which is used for storing and preserving food or other perishable items. The can is usually sealed to prevent contamination and extend the shelf life of its contents.

Wikidata

  1. Tin can

    A tin can, tin, steel can, or a can, is a sealed container for the distribution or storage of goods, composed of thin metal. Many cans require opening by cutting the "end" open; others have removable covers. Cans hold diverse contents: foods, beverages, oil, chemicals, etc. "Tin" cans are made of tinplate. In some locations, cans made of aluminium are called "tin cans".

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Anagrams for tin can »

  1. incant

  2. tannic

  3. cannit

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tin can in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tin can in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of tin can in a Sentence

  1. Smithsonian Magazine:

    The Tin Can Tourists, named because they heated tin cans of food on gasoline stoves by the roadside, formed the first camping club in the United States, holding their inaugural rally in Florida in 1919 and growing to 150,000 members by the mid-1930s.

  2. Zhe Zhe:

    I used only one tin can and an alcohol lamp, which is safer, in [their video] we could clearly see that they used two cans and not a lamp.


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