from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Preserved and sealed in a can or jar.
- adj. Informal Recorded or taped for repeated use on television or radio: canned laughter.
- adj. Informal Used repeatedly with little or no change: a canned speech.
- adj. Informal Totally unoriginal; devoid of individuality: "Most [soundtrack albums] contain homogenized dance tracks that provide little more than canned excitement” ( Boston Globe).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Preserved in cans.
- adj. Drunk.
- adj. Previously prepared; not fresh or new; standardized, mass produced, or lacking originality or customization.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of can.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Recorded; in contrast with
live; -- used of sound or video broadcasts.
- adj. Sealed in a can or jar.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Packed in cans or tin boxes.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. sealed in a can or jar
- adj. recorded for broadcast
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