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Spice holder (3 letter answer)

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The answer TIN is seen frequently, appearing about once every 70 puzzles.

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TIN as a noun:

1. (tin, Sn, atomic number 50) = a silvery malleable metallic element that resists corrosion; used in many alloys and to coat other metals to prevent corrosion; obtained chiefly from cassiterite where it occurs as tin oxide
2. (canister, cannister, tin) = metal container for storing dry foods such as tea or flour
3. (can, tin, tin can) = airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc.

TIN as a verb:

1. plate with tin
2. (can, tin, put up) = preserve in a can or tin; "tinned foods are not very tasty"
3. prepare (a metal) for soldering or brazing by applying a thin layer of solder to the surface