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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.


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


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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He explains that in the "Misery," Herbert puts an end to the thought of one thinking they have any privacy at all (Schoenfeldt 136): "No man shall beat into his head, / that thou within his curtains drawn canst see" (99; 15-16).
And it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man.
And when the eagle's boldest fest, Thou canst perform with skill, Then, think to stop proud freedom's march, And hold the bondman still.
Hast thou by drawing her beauty brought to pass that thou canst scarce draw thine own breath?
Think, while thou sunnest thyself in Joy's estate, Mayhap though canst not ripen without frost
This above all: to thine ownself be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man.
To him of whom thou canst not rid thyself by the Quran and tradition the best reply is if thou dost not reply anything.
art sound, /Ne canst her ayde, ne canst her foe dismay" (III.
and canst thou think and bear To let thy music drop here unaware In folds of golden fullness at my door?
Canst thou bind the sweet influences of Pleiades, or loose the bands of Orion?
A garden statue, to quote Keats, is a "Sylvan historian, who canst thus express a flowery tale more sweetly than our rhyme," and thus, a garden becomes a sanctuary.
Begin betimes, Occasion's bald behind; Slip not thine opportunity, for fear too late Thou seek'st for much, but canst not compass it.