tin
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tin(
tihn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (chemistry)
a. el estaño
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (tinplate)
a. la hojalata
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
3. (can) (United Kingdom)
a. la lata
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
b. el bote
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
4. (small container made of tin)
a. la lata
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
b. la caja de hojalata
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
5. (culinary)
a. el molde
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
7. (to can) (United Kingdom)
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tin
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (metal)
a. el estaño
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
tin minemina de estaño
tin platehojalata f
tin soldiersoldadito de plomo
tin whistleflautín m
2. (mold)
a. el molde
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
cake tinmolde m
3. (can)
a. la lata
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
b. el tarro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
tin openerabrelatas m inv
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tin [tɪn]
noun
1 (ore) estaño (m); (metal) hojalata (f)
2 (Britain) (container) lata (f); bote (m)
meat in tins carne (f) en lata or enlatada
transitive verb
1 (Britain) [+food] enlatar
2 (coat with tin) estañar
modifier
[+roof, tray, trunk] de hojalata
tin can (n) lata (f); bote (m)
tin ear (n) (Mús)
he has a tin ear tiene mal oído
tin god (n) héroe (m) de cartón
tin hat (n) casco (m) de acero
tin lizzie (n) (Aut) genoveva (f); viejo trasto (m)
tin mine (n) mina (f) de estaño
tin miner (n) mineroaminera (m) (f) de estaño;a minera
tin opener (n) (Britain) abrelatas (m)
Tin Pan Alley (n) (Mús) industria (f) de la música pop
tin plate (n) hojalata (f)
tin soldier (n) soldadito (m) de plomo
tin tack (n) (Britain) tachuela (f)
tin whistle (n) (Mús) pito (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "tin"
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tin can
la lata
muffin tin
el molde para magdalenas
loaf tin
el molde para pan
tin opener
el abrelatas
tin cup
vaso de hojalata
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