Main meanings of electrotin in English

: electrotin1electrotin2

electrotin1

Pronunciation /ɪˈlɛktrəʊˌtɪn/

noun

technical
  • Tinplate that has been deposited electrolytically.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in U.S. Patents. From electro- + tin, after electrotin.

Main meanings of electrotin in English

: electrotin1electrotin2

electrotin2

Pronunciation /ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈtɪn/

verb

technical
  • To coat (an article, metal, etc.) with tin by electroplating.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From electro- + tin.