"tines" in the noun sense
prong on a fork or pitchfork or antler
"tines" in the verb sense
plate with tin
2. can, tin, put up
preserve in a can or tin
"tinned foods are not very tasty"
prepare (a metal) for soldering or brazing by applying a thin layer of solder to the surface
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