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can2

 
pronunciation:
kaen
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a metal container for food or other products, made in the shape of a cylinder.
 
definition 2: the amount such a container holds.
Jesse drank two cans of soda at the picnic.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: cans, canning, canned
definition: to put in a sealed jar to keep fresh for future use.
We can tomatoes from our garden every summer.
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  • can opener:
    a small machine that you use to open cans.
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