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Yes. The word tin is a Scrabble US word. The word tin is worth 3 points in Scrabble:

T1I1N1

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T1I1N1

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3 letters words from 'tin'

NIT 3TIN 3

2 letters words from 'tin'

IN 2IT 2
TI 2 

All 3 letters words made out of tin

tin itn tni nti int nit

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Definitions and meaning of tin

tin

Etymology

From Middle English tin, from Old English tin, from Proto-Germanic *tiną.

Pronunciation

  • enPR: tĭn, IPA(key): /tɪn/, [tʰɪn]
  • Rhymes: -ɪn
  • Homophones: thin (with th-stopping), ten (with pin-pen merger)

Noun

tin (countable and uncountable, plural tins)

  1. (uncountable) A malleable, ductile, metallic element, resistant to corrosion, with atomic number 50 and symbol Sn.
  2. (New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, Ireland, Britain, countable) An airtight container, made of tin or another metal, used to preserve food.
  3. (countable) A metal pan used for baking, roasting, etc.
  4. (countable, squash (sport)) The bottom part of the front wall, which is "out" if a player strikes it with the ball.
  5. (slang, dated, uncountable) Money, especially silver money.
    • Template:RQ:Beaconsfield Tancred
      The father is a cotton lord , and they all have loads of tin, you know
  6. (slang, uncountable) Computer hardware.

Synonyms

  • (airtight container): can (especially US), tin can

Derived terms

Translations

Adjective

tin (not comparable)

  1. Made of tin.
  2. Made of galvanised iron or built of corrugated iron.
    • 1939, George Orwell, "Coming up for Air", London: Victor Gollancz.
      [I]n fact he was a big noise, literally, in the Baptist Chapel, known locally as the Tin Tab[ernacle] - whereas my family were 'church' and Uncle Ezekiel was an infidel at that.

Synonyms

  • tinnen (obsolete)

Derived terms

  • tin tabernacle
  • tin bath

Translations

Verb

tin (third-person singular simple present tins, present participle tinning, simple past and past participle tinned)

  1. (transitive) To place into a metal can (ie. a tin; be it tin, steel, aluminum) in order to preserve.
  2. (transitive) To cover with tin.
  3. (transitive) To coat with solder
    1. To coat with solder, in preparation for soldering, to ensure a good solder joint
    2. To coat with solder, in order to consolidate braided wire, so as to make contact with all strands and reduce fragility of the fraying wire

Derived terms

  • tinned dog

Coordinate terms

  • bronze
  • (to preserve): can, bottle
  • (to prepare for soldering): wet, flux

Translations

See also

References

  • (money): 1873, John Camden Hotten, The Slang Dictionary

Anagrams

  • INT, ITN, i'n't, in't, int, int., nit

Afrikaans

Noun

tin (uncountable)

  1. tin

Atong (India)

Etymology

Borrowed from English tin, from Old English tin, from Proto-Germanic *tiną.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tin/

Noun

tin (Bengali script তিন)

  1. corrugated iron

References

  • van Breugel, Seino. 2015. Atong-English dictionary, second edition. Available online: https://www.academia.edu/487044/Atong_English_Dictionary.

Azerbaijani

Noun

tin (definite accusative tini, plural tinlər)

  1. corner (the space in the angle between converging lines or walls which meet in a point)
  2. intersection
    Synonym: (South Azerbaijani) çaharrah

Declension


Danish

Noun

tin

  1. tin (Sn)

Dutch

Etymology

From Middle Dutch tin, ten, from Old Dutch *tin, from Proto-Germanic *tiną.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tɪn/
  • Hyphenation: tin
  • Rhymes: -ɪn

Noun

tin n (uncountable)

  1. tin (metal, metallic element)

Derived terms

  • soldeertin
  • tinnen

Descendants

  • Afrikaans: tin

Faroese

Etymology

From Old Norse tin, from Proto-Germanic *tiną.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tʰiːn/
  • Rhymes: -iːn

Noun

tin n (genitive singular tins, uncountable)

  1. tin (chemical element)

Declension


French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tɛ̃/

Etymology 1

From Middle French tin, tind.

Noun

tin m (plural tins)

  1. a wooden support, often used on watercraft

Etymology 2

Interjection

tin

  1. (Quebec, colloquial) (surprise, giving someone something) alternative form of tiens

Further reading

  • “tin” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Icelandic

Etymology

From Old Norse tin, from Proto-Germanic *tiną.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tʰɪːn/
  • Rhymes: -ɪːn

Noun

tin n (genitive singular tins, no plural)

  1. tin (chemical element)

Declension


Indonesian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈtɪn]
  • Hyphenation: tin

Etymology 1

From English tin, from Middle English tin, from Old English tin, from Proto-Germanic *tiną.

Noun

tin (first-person possessive tinku, second-person possessive tinmu, third-person possessive tinnya)

  1. tin, an airtight container, made of tin or another metal, used to preserve food.
    Synonyms: belek, kaleng

Alternative forms

  • tim

Etymology 2

From Arabic تِين(tīn, fig).

Noun

tin (first-person possessive tinku, second-person possessive tinmu, third-person possessive tinnya)

  1. fig, a fruit-bearing tree or shrub of the genus Ficus that is native mainly to the tropics.

Further reading

  • “tin” in Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia (KBBI) Daring, Jakarta: Badan Pengembangan dan Pembinaan Bahasa, Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan Republik Indonesia, 2016.

Latvian

Verb

tin

  1. 2nd person singular present indicative form of tīt
  2. 3rd person singular present indicative form of tīt
  3. 3rd person plural present indicative form of tīt
  4. 2nd person singular imperative form of tīt
  5. (with the particle lai) 3rd person singular imperative form of tīt
  6. (with the particle lai) 3rd person plural imperative form of tīt

Maltese

Etymology

From Arabic تِين(tīn).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈtiːn/

Noun

tin m (collective, singulative tina, plural tiniet)

  1. fig, figs: (several fruits; fig as a mass or taste)

Middle English

Etymology 1

Determiner

tin (subjective pronoun þou)

  1. (chiefly Northern and northern East Midland dialectal) Alternative form of þin (thy)

Pronoun

tin (subjective þou)

  1. (chiefly Northern and northern East Midland dialectal) Alternative form of þin (thine)

Etymology 2

From Old English tin, from Proto-Germanic *tiną.

Alternative forms

  • tyn, tynne, tyne

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tin/

Noun

tin (uncountable)

  1. tin (metal)
Descendants
  • English: tin
  • Scots: tn
References
  • “tin, n.(1).”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2018-07-18.

Navajo

Etymology

From the root -TIN (to freeze), from Proto-Athabaskan *tən (ice, frost).

Cognates:

  • Apachean: Western Apache tįh, Chiricahua tį’‎, Lipan kįh
  • Others: Hupa -tiŋ, Galice tʰɐn, Chilcotin tə̀n, Slavey tę̀, -téné’, Dogrib tǫ́, Dene Sųłiné tə̀n, Sarcee nistiní, Chipewyan tvn, Beaver istv́ni, Carrier tvn, Sekani tə̀n, Hän tán, Ahtna ten, Dena’ina tən.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [txɪ̀n]

Noun

tin

  1. ice, frost

Noone

Numeral

tin

  1. five

References

  • R. Blench, Beboid Comparative

North Frisian

Etymology

From Old Frisian tiān. Compare West Frisian tsien, Sylt North Frisian tiin.

Numeral

tin

  1. (Föhr-Amrum) ten

Norwegian Nynorsk

Noun

tìn n (definite singular tìnet)

  1. form removed with the spelling reform of 1938; superseded by tinn

Old English

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *tiną.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tin/

Noun

tin n

  1. tin

Declension

Derived terms

  • tinen

Descendants

  • Middle English: tin
    • English: tin

Old Norse

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *tiną.

Noun

tin n

  1. tin

Descendants

References

  • tin in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Papiamentu

Etymology

From Portuguese ter and Spanish tener and Kabuverdianu têm.

Verb

tin

  1. to have
  2. to possess
  3. there are

Picard

Pronoun

tin m

  1. your

Rohingya

Alternative forms

  • 𐴃𐴞𐴕(tin) - Hanifi Rohingya script

Etymology

From Sanskrit त्रि (tri, three)

Numeral

tin (Hanifi spelling 𐴃𐴞𐴕)

  1. three

Sranan Tongo

Etymology

Borrowed from Dutch tien.

Numeral

tin

  1. ten

Swedish

Etymology

Syncopic form of tiden.

Noun

tin

  1. (colloquial) Pronunciation spelling of tiden, definite singular of tid.

Usage notes

”Tiden” is only pronounced this way in the expression ”hela tiden”.

Anagrams

  • int, nit

Vietnamese

Etymology

Non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese (SV: tín).

Pronunciation

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): [tin˧˧]
  • (Huế) IPA(key): [tin˧˧]
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): [tɨn˧˧]

Verb

tin • (𪝮, 𠒷)

  1. to believe or to trust

Noun

tin • (𪝮, 𠒷)

  1. news
    Synonym: tin tức

Welsh

Etymology

From Proto-Celtic *tuknā, from Proto-Indo-European *tewk-, see also English thigh, Scottish Gaelic tòin.

Noun

tin f (plural tinau)

  1. (vulgar, offensive) arse
    Synonym: pen-ôl

Mutation

Further reading

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present) , “tin”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (Latin) the space between an arch and the lintel of a portal.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)