Tin vs Tinlike - What's the difference?

tin | tinlike |


As a proper noun tin

is .

As an adjective tinlike is

resembling tin (the metal).

tin

English

(wikipedia tin)

Noun

  • (uncountable) A malleable, ductile, metallic element, resistant to corrosion, with atomic number 50 and symbol Sn.
  • (NZ, British, countable) An airtight container, made of tin or another metal, used to preserve food.
  • (countable) A metal pan used for baking, roasting, etc.
  • muffin tin
    roasting tin
  • (countable, squash) The bottom part of the front wall, which is "out" if a player strikes it with the ball.
  • (slang, dated, uncountable) money
  • (Beaconsfield)

    Synonyms

    * (airtight container) can (especially US), tin can

    Derived terms

    * alpha tin * beta tin * gray tin, grey tin * indium tin oxide * lead-tin * organotin * tetraethyl tin, tetraethyltin * tetraphenyl tin, tetraphenyltin * tin bath * tin can * tin chloride * tin cry * tin dichloride * tin dioxide * tin disease * tin foil * tin Lizzie * tin man * tin oxide * tin pentachloride * tin pest * tin protochloride * tin salt * tin snips * tin tabernacle * tin tetrachloride * tin tetraethyl * tin tetraphenyl * tin-plate * tin-plated * tin-white cobalt * tinnie * tinny * tributyl tin, tributyltin * trimethyl tin, trimethyltin * (do) what it says on the tin * white tin

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Made of tin.
  • Made of galvanised iron or built of corrugated iron.
  • * 1939 , George Orwell, "Coming up for Air", London: Victor Gollancz.
  • [&
  • 133;] in fact he was a big noise, literally, in the Baptist Chapel, known locally as the Tin Tab[ernacle] - whereas my family were 'church' and Uncle Ezekiel was an infidel at that.
  • Derived terms

    * tin tabernacle * tin bath

    Verb

    (tinn)
  • To place into a tin in order to preserve.
  • To cover with tin.
  • To coat with solder in preparation for soldering.
  • Derived terms

    * tinned dog

    See also

    * Babbitt metal * bronze * bell metal * cassiterite * die-casting alloy * pewter * phosphor bronze * soft solder * stann-, stanno- * stannane * stannary * stannate * stannic * stannide * stanniferous * stannified * stannine * stannite * stannolite * stannotype * stannous * stannum * white metal

    tinlike

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Resembling tin (the metal).