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can opener

noun

Simple Definition of can opener

  • : a device that is used in the kitchen to open cans of food

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of can opener

chiefly US

  1. :  a device that is used in the kitchen to open cans of food

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  know, understand

    :  to be able to do, make, or accomplish

    :  to have knowledge or skill

  1. :  a usually cylindrical receptacle:

    :  a vessel for holding liquids

    :  a drinking vessel

  1. :  to put in a can :  preserve by sealing in airtight cans or jars

    :  to hit (a golf shot) into the cup

    :  to hit (a shot) in basketball

  1. : canceled; cancellation

    : cannon

    : canto

openerplay
  1. :  one that opens : as

    :  cards of sufficient value for a player to open the betting in a poker game

    :  the first item, contest, or event of a series


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