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can

1. a shallow cylindrical metal container of varying size used for storing and handling film
2. in the can (of a film, piece of music, etc.) having been recorded, processed, edited, etc.

can

[kan]
(design engineering)
A cylindrical metal vessel or container, usually with an open top or a removable cover.
(nucleonics)

canvas

A closely woven cloth of cotton, hemp, or flax; sometimes adhered to a wall or deck to serve as a substrate for paint; used to cover roof decks that are walking surfaces or sun decks.

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One advance addressing both environmental and health concerns is the elimination of Bisphenol A (BPA), an organic synthetic compound, from can liners.
Dampness can cause the lids to corrode, resulting in a broken seal and spoiled food.
Suggested items include but are not limited to: cans of vegetables, tomato sauce, beans, tomatoes, fruits, proteins, peppers, corn, mixed vegetables, peanut butter, jelly, and soups of all kinds.
Although the day may have passed, tomorrow Cans for Kids and Microsoft -- with a little help from KISS FM -- will celebrate Earth Day by getting people involved in the process of recycling cans and also having a nice cup of coffee.
Ward believes using canned vegetables--especially vegetables that are timely to prepare, such as artichokes--can simplify cooking, noting, "I probably wouldn't eat artichokes if they weren't cleaned and cut up in a can.
The brewery also purchased a can depalletizer for the line from SKA Fabricating in Durango, CO, a subsidiary of SKA Brewing Company.
Welz also suspects that cans, with a "double-crimped" seal, are better than bottles at preventing air from getting in-air being one of the main enemies of a delicious brew.
They can handle glucose well, but they absorb carbohydrates slower than dogs in general, yet they are assimilated into the body fine.
When we go to parties, we tell our friends, EoACAyafter you drink all these soft drinks you can collect the cans and put them in a bag.
The sheets were cut into pieces--rectangles for the body of the can and round ends--then the pieces were bent around a cylindrical mold and the seams and ends were soldered in place.
Bottle factories, paper factories - they are all using these materials and can then export the produce," Al Marashi says.
He then swaps them for money with Coventry-based recycling company Billy Can Recycling, Waveley Road, Spon End.