canning


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Can \Can\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Canned; p. pr. & vb. n.
   Canning.]
   To preserve by putting in sealed cans [U. S.] "Canned meats"
   --W. D. Howells.
   [1913 Webster]

   Canned goods, a general name for fruit, vegetables, meat,
      or fish, preserved in hermetically sealed cans.
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