canner

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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.

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One who lives off container deposits

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canner

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

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