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tr.v. tin-plat·ed, tin-plat·ing, tin-plates
To coat with tin, either by dipping or electroplating.

tin′-plat′er n.
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Noun1.tin-plating - the application of a protective layer of tin
application, coating, covering - the work of applying something; "the doctor prescribed a topical application of iodine"; "a complete bleach requires several applications"; "the surface was ready for a coating of paint";
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The organic metal predip now separates the whisker suppression ingredient from the main tin-plating bath, improving control and replenishment for a more predictable whisker resistant coating.
Agere evaluated packages from multiple sources using various tin-plating processes.