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- n. Alternative spelling of tin plate.
- v. Alternative spelling of tin plate.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To plate or coat with tin.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a thin sheet of metal (iron or steel) coated with tin to prevent rusting; used especially for cans, pots, and tins
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Cans for food, aerosol sprays and many other consumer goods are made from "tinplate," sheets of steel covered in a thin layer of tin.
Along with that have grown up a number of subsidiary industries, such as tinplate, wire and wire nails, and so on.
We expect higher raw material cost to continue in the near-term, driven by the lag effect of higher oil prices from earlier periods, as well as recent increases in other input cost such as tinplate and some other chemicals.
But the workers simply sat over their meals with empty tinplate eyes and hands smeared with oil.
These trains are still a going concern in the States, and their now unusual three-rail tinplate tracks are still in our loft.
Pub purists might quibble with the cafe-bar furniture and the tinplate paintings of Thai landscapes, but, in all other respects, the Vine Thai fulfils its brief.
Still, by the later years of the 19th century the workshops of Nuremberg were turning out thousands of tinplate warships for the British middle-classes.
From there, he moved onto Japanese-made toy robots and large scale cars (made of tinplate, battery-powered or wind-ups, the most popular brand being Modern Toys - the Masudaya label of toy makers, with origins spanning back to the 1700s).
Bonhams A tinplate blue limousine driven by a chauffeur estimate: £ 300- £ 500.
Among the tinplate items will be a stately little number in a blue limousine driven by a uniformed chauffeur estimate: £ 300- £ 500.