Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who cans fish, meat, fruit, or other things for preservation.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Someone or something which cans.
  • noun 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.
  • noun US, slang Someone who lives off container deposit refunds from recycling.

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Examples

  • Dissolving salt: Finely ground salt such as canner's salt or table salt dissolves much taster than coarsely ground salt (rock salt).

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  • They aren't responsible for the 30 year old mare that I am giving palliative care to (because I can't sell her to a 'canner').

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  • From a practical standpoint, it is probably my water-bath canner.

    Maria Rodale: A Visit to My Kitchen: Jennifer Patterson Lorenzetti

  • I mentioned several weeks ago that I had bought a pressure canner and was putting up meats to use at the ranch, where I have no refrigeration.

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  • From a practical standpoint, it is probably my water-bath canner.

    Maria Rodale: A Visit to My Kitchen: Jennifer Patterson Lorenzetti

  • I mentioned several weeks ago that I had bought a pressure canner and was putting up meats to use at the ranch, where I have no refrigeration.

    Alb�ndigas Soup

  • I mentioned several weeks ago that I had bought a pressure canner and was putting up meats to use at the ranch, where I have no refrigeration.

    Alb�ndigas Soup

  • I mentioned several weeks ago that I had bought a pressure canner and was putting up meats to use at the ranch, where I have no refrigeration.

    Alb�ndigas Soup

  • I mentioned several weeks ago that I had bought a pressure canner and was putting up meats to use at the ranch, where I have no refrigeration.

    Alb�ndigas Soup

  • I mentioned several weeks ago that I had bought a pressure canner and was putting up meats to use at the ranch, where I have no refrigeration.

    Alb�ndigas Soup

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