Definition of tinplate in English:

tinplate

(also tin plate)

noun

  • Sheet steel or iron coated with tin.

    • ‘Coal and coke transformed the industry and a specialization developed in coated steel plate, tinplate, and galvanized sheet.’
    • ‘The part of the sole in front of the rabbet mouth was neatly clad with tinplate.’
    • ‘The North Dock, built originally for the ships exporting millions of tons of tinplate, have been turned into Millennium Quays, home to a sail training and water sports centre.’
    • ‘By end 2003, we are eyeing a production of 1,25,000 tonne per annum of tinplates from the current production of 90,000 tonne.’
    • ‘Percentage reduction on tandem mill and final earing relationships of tinplates are researched.’
    • ‘New criteria for tinplates are described, including evaluation of earing on double reduced sheets.’
    • ‘On the other hand, the pine, ash, iron, tinplate, metal type, and tools with which we worked at Eastfield seemed very real indeed.’
    • ‘Around the edge of each mask, a strengthening strip of scrap tinplate was fixed by careful hammering.’
    • ‘Scotland, however, wasn't over-specialized - like South Wales, for example, which concentrated on tinplate and coal.’
    • ‘Nominal coating thickness for equally coated tinplate range from 0.38 to 1.54 m on each surface.’
    • ‘Cans for beer, soda, fruit drinks, and mineral water are made of tinplate, sometimes lined with plastic; their covers and tabs are aluminum.’
    • ‘Prime-matte tinplates, prime-bright tinplates and tinplates for general can lines are among the types that can be produced in this facility.’
    • ‘She was bound from Swansea for St John, New Brunswick, Canada, with a general cargo, including 1300 tons of tinplate and, oddly enough, Christmas puddings and bicycles.’
    • ‘While many attribute this to the lower cost of plastics as compared to tinplates, this is not necessarily true for all pack sizes.’
    • ‘We are using the electrolytic tinplate for our 3 piece cans; we have our own coating line but we export our tinplates from either Japan or Taiwan.’

verb

[WITH OBJECT]often as adjective tinplated" or "tin-plated
  • Coat (an object) with tin.

    • ‘Percentage reduction on tandem mill and final earing relationships of tinplates are researched.’
    • ‘The original flat sheet of tinplated steel can be coated with a protective lacquer on the inside.’
    • ‘Containers used for aerosols are typically made of either tinplated steel or aluminum because of their superior strength.’
    • ‘1810 - Peter Durand of England gets a patent using pottery, glass and tinplated iron to use in canning.’
    • ‘Then both surfaces are electrolytically tinplated using, for example, a Halogen-type process.’
    • ‘The Brass-Cell filter consists of a tinplated aluminum frame, tin-plated stainless steel gasket (Ultra Quick-Shield) and brass honeycomb panels.’
    • ‘We are interesting to find manufacturers of tin, tinplated & lacquered screw caps for food use with or without a hole cut.’
    • ‘By its design, the traditional failure mode in tinplated connections, fretting corrosion, is prevented.’

Pronunciation:

tinplate

/ˈtinplāt/