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canning

[kan-ing] /ˈkæn ɪŋ/
noun
1.
the act, process, or business of preserving cooked food by sealing in cans or jars.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75, Americanism; can2 + -ing1
Related forms
precanning, noun, adjective
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canning

/ˈkænɪŋ/
noun
1.
the process or business of sealing food in cans or tins to preserve it

Canning

/ˈkænɪŋ/
noun
1.
Charles John, 1st Earl Canning. 1812–62, British statesman; governor general of India (1856–58) and first viceroy (1858–62)
2.
his father, George. 1770–1827, British Tory statesman; foreign secretary (1822–27) and prime minister (1827)
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