electrotin

[ ih-lek-troh-tin ]
/ ɪˈlɛk troʊˌtɪn /

verb (used with object), e·lec·tro·tinned, e·lec·tro·tin·ning.

to plate or coat (a base metal) with tin by electrolysis.

Origin of electrotin

First recorded in 1885–90; electro- + tin
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