Main definitions of electrotin in English

: electrotin1electrotin2

electrotin1

noun

technical
  • Tinplate that has been deposited electrolytically.

Origin

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

Pronunciation

electrotin

/ɪˈlɛktrəʊˌtɪn/

Main definitions of electrotin in English

: electrotin1electrotin2

electrotin2

verb

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

Origin

Mid 19th century. From electro- + tin.

Pronunciation

electrotin

/ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈtɪn/