Definition for tinning (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), tinned, tin·ning.
- to cover or coat with tin.
- to coat with soft solder.
Origin of tin
Related formstin·like, adjectivere·tin, verb (used with object), re·tinned, re·tin·ning.
Examples from the Web for tinning
The Bituriges worked in iron, and were acquainted with the art of tinning.History of Julius Caesar Vol. 2 of 2|Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873.
This method of tinning the ferrule will spoil the wiping solder.
The tinning of copper-saucepans should be kept perfect, clean, and dry: in which case they may be used with safety.Mrs. Hale's Receipts for the Million|Sarah Josepha Hale
The use of muriatic acid in tinning the iron is not recommended.
My eldest brother went to learn the tinning business of the Major's workmen.History of the Prophet Joseph by His Mother|Lucy Smith