a colorless fuming and caustic liquid, SnCl 4 , soluble in water and alcohol, that converts with water to a crystalline solid: used for electrically conductive and electroluminescent coatings and in ceramics.
noun, Chemistry. 1. a white, amorphous, water-insoluble powder, SnO 2 , used chiefly in the manufacture of ceramic glazes and glass, and of polishing powders for metal, glass, and marble.
noun, Chemistry. 1. a yellowish or brownish, water-insoluble powder, SnS 2 , usually used suspended in lacquer or varnish for gilding and bronzing metals, wood, paper, etc.; mosaic gold.
- Stannic sulphide
noun 1. an insoluble solid compound of tin usually existing as golden crystals or as a yellowish-brown powder: used as a pigment. Formula: SnS2 See also mosaic gold
/stəˈnɪfərəs/ adjective 1. containing tin; tin-bearing
noun 1. a mineral, iron-black to steel-gray in color, with a metallic luster, copper iron tin sulfide, Cu 2 FeSnS 4 : an ore of tin. noun 1. a grey metallic mineral that consists of a sulphide of tin, copper, and iron and is a source of tin. Formula: Cu2FeSnS4