how to pronounce tin


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the above transcription of tin is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

tin is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of tin in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

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meanings of tin


  1. The bottom part of the front wall, which is "out" if a player strikes it with the ball.
  2. Money, especially silver money.
  3. A metal pan used for baking, roasting, etc.
  4. A malleable, ductile, metallic element, resistant to corrosion, with atomic number 50 and symbol Sn.
  5. Computer hardware.
  6. Initialism of taxpayer identification number.
  7. An airtight container, made of tin or another metal, used to preserve food.


  1. To coat with solder, in preparation for soldering, to ensure a good solder joint.
  2. To place into a metal can (ie. a tin; be it tin, steel, aluminum) in order to preserve.
  3. (transitive) To coat with solder.
  4. 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.
  5. To cover with tin.


  1. Made of tin.
  2. Made of galvanised iron or built of corrugated iron.

tin frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word tin occurs in english on average 19 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics tin can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that tin can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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