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cans

Slang for headphones or capacitors. See headphones and capacitor.
References in classic literature ?
As soon as I can after I come back, I will come and see you."
If you go away, you can learn to paint pictures yourself like those at Tredowen.
Poyser's attention was here diverted by the appearance of Molly, carrying a large jug, two small mugs, and four drinking- cans, all full of ale or small beer--an interesting example of the prehensile power possessed by the human hand.
"Good-bye, mother, I can't stay," said Adam, putting on his hat and going out.
She wears a white shirtwaist, which represents, perhaps, half a week's labor painting cans. She holds her skirt with her hand as she dances, with stately precision, after the manner of the grandes dames.
You can feel them in the air round about him, capering frenetically; with their invisible feet they set the pace, and the hair of the leader of the orchestra rises on end, and his eyeballs start from their sockets, as he toils to keep up with them.
How can one like and have an aversion to a person at the same time?
"I'll keep my word, but when a body gets to figuring and sees all that can be built with that same money, it seems mighty foolish to put it into something that you don't really need."
And thus, though Tess kept repeating to herself, "I can never be his wife," the words were vain.
"She says we can do nothing to oppose our enemies," announced the Tin Woodman.
If you know the strange white man who saved our lives so many times, and brought us food, and if you can converse with him, thank him, also, for his kindness.
For before your head has time to spoil you can have it canned, and in that way it may be preserved indefinitely."