Wood tin


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Wood tin (Min) See Cassiterite.
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In literature:

To-night we will stop at the pal-ace of the Tin Wood-man, and to-mor-row night we will ar-rive at the Em-er-ald Ci-ty.
"The Road to Oz" by L. Frank Baum
The toy carts are made of tin, wood and clay.
"The Chinese Boy and Girl" by Isaac Taylor Headland
He took his tin dipper, and went up at once into the woods.
"Lost in the Fog" by James De Mille
At a turn in the wood, he met a negro boy with a tin bucket on his head.
"What Might Have Been Expected" by Frank R. Stockton
He gave her one third; the rest was placed in a tin box and hidden under a rock in the woods beyond the Branch.
"A Son of the Hills" by Harriet T. Comstock
Rest of you kids pick up the tin cans and wood and things while we're gone.
"A Son of the City" by Herman Gastrell Seely
Tacks are useful only in fastening to wood thin material, such as veneers, textiles, leather, matting, tin, etc.
"Handwork in Wood" by William Noyes
I should say that the chances of Gid Ward's ever get-tin' out o' the woods alive in this storm wa'n't worth that!
"The Rainy Day Railroad War" by Holman Day
He observed the lieutenant once visit the hut with a tin of food, and, on leaving it, he placed a log of wood across the door.
"Adrift in a Boat" by W.H.G. Kingston
Why should tin drop-spouts be used instead of wood or lead?
"A Journey to America in 1834" by Robert Heywood

In poetry:

They eat beans mostly, this old yellow pair,
Dinner is a casual affair.
Plain chipware on a plain and creaking wood,
Tin flatware.
"The Bean Eaters" by Gwendolyn Elizabeth Brooks
The little hamlet, nestling below
Great hills white with lingering snow,
With its tin-roofed chapel stood
Half hid in the dwarf spruce wood;
"The Bay Of Seven Islands" by John Greenleaf Whittier

In news:

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 late afternoon sun cast an orange glow over the old brown wood of the bar and the pressed tin tiles on the ceiling.
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.
It occupies a tin and barn wood building visitors can't miss at 925 W McGregor Drive.

In science:

Using the Wood & Mao (2005) distribution as a prior, we compute and plot (Fig. 4, bottom panel) the corresponding distribution P( sin , sout ) by assuming (tout − tin ) = 20 days, d = 1.1, and q = 0.1 (the same intermediate configuration as Fig. 2).
Bayesian analysis of caustic-crossing microlensing events