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.

Nearby words

  1. electrotherapeutics,
  2. electrotherapist,
  3. electrotherapy,
  4. electrothermal,
  5. electrothermal printer,
  6. electrotint,
  7. electrotonus,
  8. electrotropism,
  9. electrotype,
  10. electrotypy

Origin of electrotin

First recorded in 1885–90; electro- + tin

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