Thin sheet iron or steel coated with tin to prevent rusting; used especially for cans and pots.
Milled steel coated with tin, the metal used for most “tin” cans. The steel provides the strength, and the tin provides the corrosion resistance, ensuring that the food inside is not contaminated. Tinplate may be made by electroplating or by dipping in a bath of molten tin.
Lim, bleh (nem.)