Definition of "tinplate" [tinplate]

  • Alternative spelling of tin plate. (noun)
  • Alternative spelling of tin plate. (verb)

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Use "tinplate" in a sentence
  • "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."