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can opener

noun
1.
a manual device or small electric appliance for opening cans.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70
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Examples from the web for can opener
  • Yes please spend more and more money looking for a glorified can opener that has outlived its use.
  • Field makes good fun of the electric can opener and the electric carving knife.
  • The can opener did not come along until many years after the invention of the can.
  • Store canned food and be sure to have a hand can opener.
  • Include a manual can opener, serving spoon and tongs in your packing list, in addition to silverware.
  • Canned and package foods, enough for several days, and mechanical can opener.
  • He has helped a local family get their can opener fixed.
  • Remove the two ends of the large juice can with the can opener.
  • Kitchen accessories and cooking utensils, including a can opener.
  • Stock up on drinking water, canned goods, a manual can opener and other non-perishable foods.

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