can opener


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

Examples of can opener in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Strawberries stored in a walk-in cooler had mold growth and there was buildup on the tooth of a tabletop-mounted can opener, according to the report. Jacqueline Pinedo, Sacramento Bee, 8 Mar. 2024 This fish won major points for its texture and intuitive packaging, which doesn’t require a can opener. Grace McCarty, SELF, 13 Mar. 2024 The cult-favorite kitchenware brand's new streamlined, stainless steal pieces includes a can opener, pizza cutter, garlic press, ice cream scoop and vegetable peeler, which can all be stored in the accompanying birch wood organizer for easy access. Hannah Chubb, Peoplemag, 1 Mar. 2024 For rust and gunk, soak the handheld can opener or the removable cutting wheel of an electric can opener in vinegar for a few minutes. Kaitlyn Yarborough, Southern Living, 27 Feb. 2024 The slicer and can opener were removed to be cleaned. Michael Braga, The Arizona Republic, 15 Dec. 2023 Observed can opener with old food debris on blade Corrective Actions: Ensure a sanitizer solution is set up before any food prep takes place. Harriet Ramos, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 27 Jan. 2024 Oxo Good Grips Smooth Edge Can Opener This is not your basic can opener. Wendy Vazquez, Better Homes & Gardens, 16 Dec. 2023 Meet Peyton Canning, a limited-edition talking can opener inspired by one of football’s greatest players. Abigail Wilt, Southern Living, 4 Dec. 2023

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“Can opener.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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