She accepted the coffee and scowled into the tin cup.
It was a green tin, with a red spot on it.
Tin has been manufactured since 1892.
Another place for a tin can lid.
But Ozma soon conquered her, with the help of Glinda the Good, and after that I went to live with Nick Chopper, the Tin Woodman.
He accepted the tin of flapjacks she offered and jerked his head toward her wagon.
But unlike the floating package that danced among the rocks, the tin had not floated away.
"Want to see what a Lucky Strike Green Flat Fifty tin looks like?" he asked.
It is usually found in association with tin and other minerals.
The Lucky Strike tin is a common one, but some containers sell for a whole lot more than that.
It roared on the tin roof and plunged off the eves, where the wind caught it and drove it across the yard in horizontal sheets.
Deposits of copper, tin, iron and tungsten have been discovered, and a variety of other mineral products (graphite, mica, spodumene, coal, petroleum, &c.).
Tin was known to exist in Australia from the first years of colonization.
The most important tin-mines in Queensland are in the Herberton district, south-west of Cairns; at Cooktown, on the Annan and Bloomfield rivers; and at Stanthorpe, on the border of New South Wales.
In New South Wales lode tin occurs principally in the granite and stream tin under the basaltic country in the extreme north of the state, at Tenterfield, Emmaville, Tingha, and in other districts of New England.
The yield of tin in Victoria is very small, and until lately no fields of importance have been discovered; but towards the latter end of 1890 extensive deposits were reported to exist in the Gippsland district - at Omeo and Tarwin.
In South Australia tin-mining is unimportant.
In Western Australia the production from the tin-fields at Greenbushes and elsewhere was valued at £87,000.
Tasmania during the last few years has attained the foremost position in the production of tin, the annual output now being about £363,000.
The total value of tin produced in Australia is nearly a million sterling per annum, and the total production to the end of 1905 was £22,500,000, of which Tasmania produced about 40%, New South Wales one-third, Queensland a little more than a fourth.
Iridosmine occurs commonly with gold or tin in alluvial drifts.
Molybdenum, in the form of molybdenite (sulphide of molybdenum), is found in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria, associated in the parent state with tin and bismuth in quartz reefs.
Other precious stones, including the sapphire, emerald, oriental emerald, ruby, opal, amethyst, garnet, chrysolite, topaz, cairngorm, onyx, zircon, etc., have been found in the gold and tin bearing drifts and river gravels in numerous localities throughout the states.
The principal items of export are wool, skins, tallow, frozen mutton, chilled beef, preserved meats, butter and other articles of pastoral produce, timber, wheat, flour and fruits, gold, silver, lead, copper, tin and other metals.
The descent from the summits of the range into the plain is somewhat less abrupt on the western than it is on the eastern side, and between the foot of the mountains and the Strait of Malacca the largest known alluvial deposits of tin are situated.
1 The minerals produced are tin, gold, iron, galena and others, in insignificant quantities.
The tin occurs in the form of cassiterite, and is found chiefly in or near the crystalline rocks, especially the granite.
As stream tin it occurs abundantly in some of the alluvial deposits derived from the crystalline area, especially on the west coast.
Only two tin lodes are worked, however, and both are situated on the east coast, the one at Kuantan in Pahang, the other at Bandi in Trengganu territory.
Since 1890 the tin produced from these alluvial beds has supplied between 50% and 75% of the tin of the world.
13; in this arrangement the needle strikes against small tubes formed of tin-plate.
A good example may be made with two cylindrical tin cups; the bottoms form the membranes and the cups the mouthpieces.
Quicksilver and tin are found (the latter in small quantities) in Tuscany.
On the x9th of dis~)tember the Garibaldians began their attack on this, position Ita h their usual impetuous valour; but they were repulsed der tin and again, and it was not tifi the 2nd of October, after vol wo days pitched battle, that they succeeded in carrying the the, ition.
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Later writers, Posidonius, Diodorus, Strabo and others, call them smallish islands off (Strabo says, some way off) the north-west coast of Spain, which contained tin mines, or, as Strabo says, tin and lead mines - though a passage in Diodorus derives the name rather from their nearness to the tin districts of north-west Spain.
While geographical knowledge of the west was still scanty and the secrets of the tin-trade were still successfully guarded by the seamen of Gades and others who dealt in the metal, the Greeks knew only that tin came to them by sea from the far west, and the idea of tin-producing islands easily arose.
Later, when the west was better explored, it was found that tin actually came from two regions, north-west Spain and Cornwall.
Instead, they became a third, ill-understood source of tin, conceived of as distinct from Spain or Britain.
Neither the Spanish islands nor the Scillies contain tin, at least in serious quantities.
Pytheas, a navigator of the Phocean colony of Massilia (Marseilles), determined the latitude of that port with considerable precision by the somewhat clumsy method of ascertaining the length of the longest day, and when, about 330 B.C., he set out on exploration to the northward in search of the lands whence came gold, tin and amber, he followed this system of ascertaining his position from time to time.
The mining industry, for which the town was formerly also famous and which embraced tin, silver and cobalt, has now ceased.
Cairns is the natural outlet for the gold-fields, tin-mines and silver-fields of the district and for the rich copper district of Chillagoe.
Silks, wood-carvings, silver and jade ornaments, tin and copper wares, fruits and tobacco are the chief articles of the local trade.
One of the neighbouring mines, the Proprietary, is the richest in the world; gold is associated with the silver; large quantities of lead, good copper lodes, zinc and tin are also found.
And now the Tin Woodman arrived, his body most beautifully nickle-plated, so that it shone splendidly in the brilliant light of the room.
The Tin Woodman loved Dorothy most tenderly, and welcomed with joy the return of the little old Wizard.
I was afraid it would get moldy in that tin body of yours.
The brilliantly polished Tin Woodman marched next, at the head of the Royal Army of Oz which consisted of twenty-eight officers, from Generals down to Captains.
Sending for the Tin Woodman the Wizard took him into a corner and whispered:
Then the Tin Woodman arose and said:
"I'm trying to defend you," remonstrated the Tin Woodman.
"Don't be foolish," advised the Tin Woodman, "or you may be sorry for it."
There was no way to get the creature out without breaking the vase, so the Tin Woodman smashed it with his axe and set the little prisoner free.
She took the tin from his hand and opened its hinged lid.
She closed the tin and handed it back to him.
His grandfather, who was his godfather, trembling and afraid of dropping him, carried the infant round the battered tin font and handed him over to the godmother, Princess Mary.
As if in answer to her question, he dug a tin from his shirt pocket and handed it to her.
It reminded Dean of the cigarette tin Martha had described.
A picture of the tin came up on the screen.
Her old man beats her like a tin drum and he's gonna kill her if he finds where she is.
You got yourself a little tin badge.
In Norwood and Rogers's process a thin coating of tin is applied to the iron before it is dipped in the zinc, by putting the plates between layers of granulated tin in a wooden tank containing a dilute solution of stannous chloride, when tin is deposited on them by galvanic action.
The mother gave each a tin plate and a wooden spoon, and then helped them all to boiled beans.
Malt, tinware, flour and grist-mill products, boilers, stoves and ranges, optical supplies, wall-paper, cereals, canned goods, cutlery, tin cans and wagons are manufactured, and there are also extensive nurseries.
Not on your tin whistle!