tinning

[ tin-ing ]
/ ˈtɪn ɪŋ /

noun

the act or technique of coating with tin.
the act or technique of coating with soft solder.
Chiefly British. the process, technique, or business of preserving or packing foodstuffs in tins; canning.

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Origin of tinning

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at tin, -ing1
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