verb (used with object), tin-plat·ed, tin-plat·ing.
Origin of tin-plate
Related formstin-plat·er, noun
Definition for tin-plate (2 of 2)
Origin of tin plate
Examples from the Web for tin-plate
The only alloy of iron interesting to the arts, is that with tin, in the formation of tin-plate, or white-iron.
It has a school of lace-making, foundries, and manufactures of machinery, tin-plate and cotton goods.
The addition of a little iron, in the form of tin-plate, to bronze, is reckoned to be advantageous.
A tin-plate cover which fits easily over the whole lamp serves as an extinguisher.A Handbook of Laboratory Glass-Blowing|Bernard D. Bolas
Colour printing for tin-plate decoration will be fully discussed in a subsequent chapter.Practical Lithography|Alfred Seymour