a heavy ductile magnetic metallic element; is silver-white in pure form but readily rusts; used in construction and tools and armament; plays a role in the transport of oxygen by the blood
extremely robust; "an iron constitution"
press and smooth with a heated iron; "press your shirts"; "she stood there ironing"
home appliance consisting of a flat metal base that is heated and used to smooth cloth
a golf club that has a relatively narrow metal head
implement used to brand live stock
a vessel (box, can, pan, etc.) made of tinplate and used mainly in baking
a 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
prepare (a metal) for soldering or brazing by applying a thin layer of solder to the surface
preserve in a can or tin; "tinned foods are not very tasty"
plate with tin
airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc.
metal container for storing dry foods such as tea or flour
coat or cover with zinc
a bluish-white lustrous metallic element; brittle at ordinary temperatures but malleable when heated; used in a wide variety of alloys and in galvanizing iron; it occurs naturally as zinc sulphide in zinc blende