* * *nouna silvery malleable metallic element that resists corrosion; used in many alloys and to coat other metals to prevent corrosion; obtained chiefly from cassiterite where it occurs as tin oxide
* * *abbreviation2. [Latin sine] without
* * *Secretary of the Navy.
* * *abbrevSenegal (IVR)
* * *s.n.,without name (Latin, sine nomine).Sn (no period),tin (chemical element).Sn.,Sanitary.
* * *symbol the chemical element tinOrigin:from late Latin stannum ‘tin’
Useful english dictionary. 2012.