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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English canner; equivalent to can +‎ -er.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ænə(r)

NounEdit

canner (plural canners)

  1. Someone or something which cans.
    • 1937, Technology Review (volume 40, page 100)
      One machine in which Mr. Taylor takes special pride is a salmon canner, which engulfs a whole salmon, decapitates and decaudates it, skins it, blows out its viscera, cuts it into pieces, deposits them in the can, sterilizes them []
  2. A large pot used for processing jars when preserving food, either in a boiling water bath or by capturing steam to elevate the pressure and temperature.
  3. (US, slang) Someone who lives off container deposit refunds from recycling.

QuotationsEdit

One who lives off container deposits

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FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

canner

  1. (Quebec, informal) to can
  2. (France, slang) to die

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Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From canne +‎ -er.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

canner

  1. (rare) A manufacturer of cans.
  2. (rare, Late Middle English) A machine that removes impurities from wine.

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