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noun as in can

noun as in ore

noun as in package

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Example Sentences

The line right before this is “With little tin horns and little toy drums.”

The raw materials— tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold—were dubbed “conflict minerals.”

One and all, they come shaking their tin cups at election time then run like the wind when a critical vote comes up.

The more than 50,000 who reside in West Point live mostly in shacks made of zinc with rusted tin roofs.

But his lumbering lurch toward the Ted Cruz tin-foil-hat convention should instead be an object lesson for Republicans to come.

And I will turn my hand to thee, and I will clean purge away thy dross, and I will take away all thy tin.

Otherwise, a child's box of tin soldiers sent by post would have been just the thing for the Dardanelles landing!

He watched the man put some bread and milk in a tin pan, and set it down on the floor of the basket.

All the bamboo clappers, cocoanut shells, tin pans, and red flags that could be found were seized and put into use.

Another manner of punishment consists in making them wear a tin mask, which is fastened with a lock behind.


On this page you'll find 35 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tin, such as: bottle, bucket, canister, jar, package, and aluminum.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.