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Answer for the clue "Rustproofing agent", 3 letters:
tin

Alternative clues for the word tin

Star material, maybe

British container

Bolivian export

Malleable metal

_____ lizzie

Container metal

Tenth anniversary gift

Element #50

Malaysian export

Type of type

10th anniversary gift

Solder material

Kind of foil

Can material

Can's composition

Shanty material

Food holder

Faience glaze ingredient

An Oscar is mostly this

Like some ears

Food container

Some plating

Old can material

Soldier material?

With 12-Down, source of metal for cans

Word before ear or horn

Pewter component

Cake container

Sold(i)er material

Indonesian export

Foil material

Stannary stock

Plating metal

___ Lizzie (Model T)

Plating choice

Part of the alloy britannia

Pewter ingredient

10th-anniversary metal

Material for a whitesmith

Can metal

Canterbury can

Some smiths work in it

Cookie holder

Pewter, in part

Sn, chemically speaking

The ___ Man ("The Wizard of Oz" character)

Oscar statuette, mostly

Plating material

Composition of some cups

Bronze metal

___ foil

Anniversary gift for the year after pottery

Cigarette holder

___ soldier

Common alloy component

"One ___ Soldier" (antiwar song)

Component of bronze

Altoids holder

Major Indonesian export

Ingredient in Delftware glazing

Its symbol is Sn

Shack roof material

Continuous series

Cookie store

___ plate

Plate material

Spice holder

Contents of a stannary mine

Kind of soldier

Cheap roofing material

Part of bronze

Composition of Jack Haley's Oz character

Corrosion-resistant plating

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Biscuit holder

Like some plates

Tobacco holder

Element with the shortest name

Badge material

Composition of some stars

When repeated, hero of children's lit

Beggar's receptacle

It might take the cake

See 61-Down

Pet food container

Its atomic symbol is Sn

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Altoids container

With 63-Down, title boy in a 2011 Spielberg film

Tuna container

Part of the alloy britannium

Sn, to a chemist

Word with Man or can

Fancy food container

Whitesmith's medium

Material in many camping utensils

Makeup for a "Wizard of Oz" character?

Pewter, mostly

Bit of bronze

Big Australian export

Oscar composition, mostly

Big natural resource in Malaysia

Can

Gift on a 10th anniversary

Container whose letters appear in "container"

About 92% of britannium

Pie pan material

Metal container for storing dry foods such as tea or flour

Airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc.

"Sn, in chemistry"

Muffin holder

Material for a toy soldier

Kind of smith or soldier

Worthless

The ___ Man

"___ Men," 1987 film

Kind of can or man

Part of pewter

Grass's "The ___ Drum"

Kind of ear

Stannum

Can, to a Londoner

Foil ingredient

Spurious

Kind of horn

Container

Can, in Cornwall

Atomic number 50

Kind of can or ear

Can or horn preceder

Sn is its symbol

Candy holder

Cassiterite product

Majolica glaze

Soldier's leader

Kind of type or horn

Material in T. Williams's roof

Lizzie's antecedent

Ear type

Word with ear or can

Roofing material

Word with horn or whistle

Product of Bolivia

Pie plate

Do soldering

Important import

Gift for a 10th wedding anniversary

Kind of ear or horn

Horn leader

Metal for cans

Pewter metal

Lizzie's predecessor

Kind of can or pan

Can, in 2 Down

Word with type or horn

U.S. import

Kind of god

Haley's metal in " . . . Oz"

Bolivian shipment

Pewter's base

Ear or horn

___ god

Kind of cup or ear

British can

Basis for some soldiers

Metallic element

Word definitions for tin in dictionaries

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
I. noun COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES a cake tin British English , a cake pan American English (= that you bake a cake in ) ▪ Use a 20 cm cake tin. a can/tin/pot of paint ▪ He had spilt a can of paint on the floor. cake tin tin opener tin whistle COLLOCATIONS...

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Tin \Tin\, n. [As. tin; akin to D. tin, G. zinn, OHG. zin, Icel. & Dan. tin, Sw. tenn; of unknown origin.] (Chem.) An elementary substance found as an oxide in the mineral cassiterite, and reduced as a soft silvery-white crystalline metal, with a tinge...

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
1 Made of tin. 2 Made of galvanised iron or built of corrugated iron. n. 1 (context uncountable English) A malleable, ductile, metallic element, resistant to corrosion, with atomic number 50 and symbol Sn. 2 (context NZ British countable English) An airtight...

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Old English tin, from Proto-Germanic *tinom (cognates: Middle Dutch and Dutch tin , Old High German zin , German Zinn , Old Norse tin ), of unknown origin, not found outside Germanic.\n \nOther Indo-European languages often have separate words for "tin"...

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
n. 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 [syn: Sn , atomic number 50 ] metal container for storing dry...

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
TIN may refer to: Tax identification number , used for tax purposes in the United States Titanium nitride (TiN), a ceramic material Triangulated irregular network , a geometric data structure Tubulo-interstitial nephritis , a medical condition affecting...

Usage examples of tin.

Even the steadily increasing snow did not cut into the glare of the lights very much, or change the illusion that the whole works, from the crappy siding to the pair of tin woodstove stacks sticking acrooked out of the roof to the single rusty gas-pump out front, was simply set-dressing.

In the alameda a few small tin foldingtables had been set out and young girls were stringing paper ribbon overhead.

Almost choking, Ben wrenched himself free, and as he staggered back against the partition on which the tin stuff was stacked Alee flung up the counter flap and was on him again.

She refused to lose any more children to tins bloodthirsty war of Arcadian against Katagaria.

He sipped from a tin mug of arrack while Sharpe negotiated the muslin screen and then stood to attention beneath the ridge pole.

The prisoner, as she herself states, this time procured a tin of arsenical weed-killer, of the same brand that was mentioned in the Kidwelly poisoning case.

It is essentially an arsenide of iron, carrying a considerable quantity of tin.

And did I get that tin out in a hurry - and I felt awful, Asey, sneaking about with it!

The black tin weighed by the vanner is supposed to correspond in quality with the black tin returned from the floors of the mine for which he is assaying, but this differs materially in different mines with the nature of the gangue.

It is certainly the most ready and expeditious mode of determining the commercial value of a parcel of tin ore, which, after all, is the main object of all assaying operations.

I found an assegai, cleaned it in the ground which it needed, and opening one of the tins, lay down in a tuft of grass by a dead man, or rather between him and some Zulus whom he had killed, and devoured its contents.

The constantly increasing accumulation of pieces of machinery, big brass castings, block tin, casks, crates, and packages of innumerable articles, by their demands for space, necessitated the sacrifice of most of the slighter partitions of the house, and the beams and flooring of the upper chambers were also mercilessly sawn away by the tireless scientist in such a way as to convert them into mere shelves and corner brackets of the atrial space between cellars and rafters.

He also had carmine, vermilion, a useful tin yellow and two blues, azurite and what he claimed to be lapis which he sold us at an extortionate price.

Cookie tins at the bakeware store in the mall, a store I adored, would be way too expensive.

As they proceeded, he marked roughly on the side of his tin baler, with the point of a pin borrowed from Helen, the form of the coast line.