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English Dictionary: tinning by the DICT Development Group
3 results for tinning
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. the application of a thin layer of soft solder to the ends of wires before soldering them; "careful tinning of the ends of wires results in a better joint when you solder them"
  2. the application of a protective layer of tin
    Synonym(s): tinning, tin-plating
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Tin \Tin\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tinned}; p. pr. & vb. n.
      To cover with tin or tinned iron, or to overlay with tin

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Tinning \Tin"ning\, n.
      1. The act, art, or process of covering or coating anything
            with melted tin, or with tin foil, as kitchen utensils,
            locks, and the like.
      2. The covering or lining of tin thus put on.
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