Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Covered, overlaid, or coated with tin : as, tinned dishes.
- Packed or preserved in hermetically sealed tins; canned: as, tinned milk; tinned meats.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of tin.
- adj. Coated, or plated with tin.
- adj. Packed in a tin can; canned.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Covered, or plated, with tin.
- adj. Packed in tin cases; canned.
- adj. sealed in a can or jar
“Basically, fizzy drinks are a slurry of sugar (actually, in tinned soda, it's usually high-fructose corn syrup, which is to sugar as plutonium is to oat muffins) with enough liquid to slide out of the can.”
“The soup which had been waiting was of the variety known as tinned, an old acquaintance which X. had hoped to have left in the jungle until his return.”
“I recently bought a copper frying pan and need to have it "tinned".”
“· Formula and other milks, such as tinned milk or the milk of animals, do not protect babies from disease.”
“Surfaces to be riveted together should be "tinned" before riveting, to ensure the solder getting a good hold afterwards.”
“A rod of quartz thus "tinned" can be soldered up to anything to which solder will stick, at once.”
“It was a very tedious time and as rations were none too plentiful, foraging parties used to go down to the beaches with the hope of collecting any odd dainties, such as tinned chicken or tinned fruit that might be found in the vicinity of the canteens that were being rapidly dismantled.”
“A new soldering iron or one that has been misused will have to be "tinned" before using.”
“He found some disagreeable remnants — a watery stew, cold and sodden; a basin half-full of some kind of tinned soup; a chill suet pudding put away on a shelf.”
“Of the side-lines, such as tinned fish, rice, prunes, oatmeal, etc., what there was of these did not go far to appease the appetites of men used to better fare and having now to undergo hard training.”
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