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tinplate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtinplatetin‧plate /ˈtɪnpleɪt/ noun [uncountable]  HCMvery thin sheets of iron or steel covered with tin
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tinplateThis comprised quite a large industrial site and in later years became an important iron and tinplate rolling works.Which steel mills are linked with each tinplate works?Now even more tinplate is made, but from just three giant works.Coal was used to smelt the steel for the tinplate and petrol to transport all the parts and goods.Why do you think the tinplate works at Ebbw Vale exists in this isolated position?
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