Definition of electrotin in US English:

electrotin

noun

Manufacturing Technology
  • Tinplate that has been deposited electrolytically.

verb

Manufacturing Technology
  • with object To coat (an article, metal, etc.) with tin by electroplating.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in U.S. Patents. From electro- + tin, after electrotin<br>mid 19th century. From electro- + tin. Compare earlier electrotinning.

Pronunciation

electrotin

/ɪˈlɛktrəʊˌtɪn/