can can  /ˈkæn/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc.
  2. (n) the quantity contained in a can
  3. (n) a buoy with a round bottom and conical top
  4. (n) the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
  5. (n) a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
  6. (n) a room or building equipped with one or more toilets
  7. (v) preserve in a can or tin
  8. (v) terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. If you eat well and work out, it may not matter if you can't fit into your jeans.
  2. A small California drug company hopes to extract the next cancer cure from Chinese herbs.
  3. In the meantime, we can look forward to more.

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Quotes

  1. "We've shown that in the big moments we can grow even more," Villa said. "We should have scored more goals, but one from Puyol has put us in the final."
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: David Villa Source: The Associated Press

  2. "I am sure the Spanish can win any game," Germany coach Joachim Loew said, "because they are dominant and it's hard to contain their attack."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Joachim Loew Source: The Associated Press

  3. Byrd, in response, said that "the Constitution does not prohibit humble servants from delivering whatever they can to their constituents."
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Robert Byrd Source: CNN International

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