Stannaries



noun, plural stannaries. British.
1.
a tin-mining region or district.
2.
a place where tin is mined or smelted.
noun
1.
the Stannaries, a tin-mining district of Devon and Cornwall, formerly under the jurisdiction of special courts
noun (pl) -ries
1.
a place or region where tin is mined or worked

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  • Stannary

    noun, plural stannaries. British. 1. a tin-mining region or district. 2. a place where tin is mined or smelted. noun (pl) -ries 1. a place or region where tin is mined or worked

  • Stannate

    noun, Chemistry. 1. a salt of a stannic acid.



  • Stannic

    adjective, Chemistry. 1. of or containing tin, especially in the tetravalent state. adjective 1. of or containing tin, esp in the tetravalent state stannic stan·nic (stān’ĭk) adj. Of, relating to, or containing tin, especially with valence 4. stannic (stān’ĭk) Containing tin, especially tin with a valence of 4. Compare stannous.

  • Stannic-acid

    noun, Chemistry. 1. any of the series of acids usually occurring as amorphous powders and varying in composition from H 2 SnO 3 (alpha-stannic acid) to H 4 SnO 4 .



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