1 [attributive] Covered or coated in tin or a tin alloy.
- For the beaded shade, all you need are a couple spools of 20-gauge wire (we used tinned copper) and a bag of cool 5mm beads.
- All the cables are sleeved with a tinned copper braid, which act to shield the rest of the PC from EMI.
- The jidda, made of tinned copper, came in a variety of sizes, large sizes being required for festival meals.
2chiefly British (Of food) preserved in a tin can: tinned fruit
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- They collect and deliver donations of canned and packet food such as tinned meat, sausages, spaghetti, beans and fruit.
- On that wonderful apocalyptic note, I shall leave you all to begin building your supervolcano shelters and raiding your local supermarket for tinned foods and preservatives.
- Even then, admits one of the organisers, all the food is tinned because buying fresh fruit and vegetables would overshoot the budget of around £6 per parcel.
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