Black tin

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Black tin (Mining) tin ore (cassiterite), when dressed, stamped and washed, ready for smelting. It is in the form of a black powder, like fine sand.
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Usage

In literature:

Two cases (yellow and black band) five ten-pound tins plaster of Paris for making casts of animals.
"In Africa" by John T. McCutcheon
By and by, however, the General of the Tin Soldiers trotted up on his handsome black charger, and reined in before her.
"Adventures in Toyland" by Edith King Hall
Vale's black boy, however, brought them in some tea, damper, and a tin of preserved meat, and they made a hurried meal.
"Tom Gerrard 1904" by Louis Becke
Live practice was carried out entirely with improvised bombs, old jam tins and black powder.
"Q.6.a and Other places" by Francis Buckley
The protosulfuret of tin is black.
"Tin Foil and Its Combinations for Filling Teeth" by Henry L. Ambler
It was a dog of tin, painted white and speckled with black spots.
"When Winter Comes to Main Street" by Grant Martin Overton
The black sand is dried, and a small quantity of it is placed in a "blower," a shallow tin dish open at one end.
"Hittel on Gold Mines and Mining" by John S. Hittell
In the rain and the black night, the three-cornered fight raged like firecrackers under a tin bucket.
"The Missourian" by Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
Spread three cups black walnut meats thickly on well buttered tin and pour candy over same.
"Stevenson Memorial Cook Book" by Various
A tin mug full of brandy-and-water being served out to my black companions, they became very talkative.
"Sporting Scenes amongst the Kaffirs of South Africa" by Alfred W. Drayson
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In poetry:

Come close to me, dear Annie, while I bind a lover's knot.
A tale of burning love between a kettle and a pot.
The pot was stalwart iron and the kettle trusty tin,
And though their sides were black with smoke they bubbled love within.
"Pot And Kettle" by Robert Graves

In news:

Learn how to fry a filet of black grouper with the help of chef Beau Perry at Pincher's Crab Shack at Tin City in Naples.
) Grigore notes that the balm set is packed in a "sexy black tin," which makes it perfect for the "stylish vegan" in someone's life -- or anyone looking to use more natural skincare.
Wilson/ naturespicsonline Found in wooded areas, the red-breasted nuthatch (with a black eye line and rust-colored underparts) announces its presence with nasal "ank, ank, ank" calls sounding like a toy tin horn.
The 40-seat space has wood paneling, a black-and-white tile floor, red leather banquettes, and a tin ceiling, evoking the look of Harry's New York Bar in Paris.
Motown, 1995 Indisputably the greatest black vocal group of the modern era, this quintetcreated masterpiece after masterpiece of chugging, gospel-tin.
Her shiny wet nose to the ground, Madison, a black labrador retriever, sniffs her way from one tin can to another.
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In science:

In the case of HE 0110-5630, i vs Tin , each of the regions enclosed by a solid black line represents a parameter space where χ2 is within 1σ of the minimum.
Constraints on the Lifetimes of Disks Resulting from Tidally Destroyed Rocky Planetary Bodies
MS model: Make a vacuum cavity in a large black body of equilibrium temperature Tout and put an another smaller black body of temperature Tin (6= Tout ) in the cavity.
The generalised second law and the black hole evaporation in an empty space as a nonequilibrium process
For the case Tin > Tout , the radiation field (photon gas) emitted by the two black bodies causes an energy flow from the inner black body to the outer one.
The generalised second law and the black hole evaporation in an empty space as a nonequilibrium process
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