canning canning  /ˈkæ nɪŋ/


  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

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  1. The old-fashioned practices of at-home canning, pickling and preserving are all the rage these days, with famous foodies and young urban hipsters.
  2. California produces about 80% of the nation's canning peaches and every year has a surplus problem.
  3. Many food technologists believe that after the war quick freezing will supplant canning and dehydration as the chief method of food preservation.


  1. Canning classes planned for June, July

    Sessions will include discussion of the steps for safe food preservation, as well as actual in the kitchen, hands-on canning. All food canned in class goes home with participants. Participants also receive the Ball Blue Book.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Anderson Independent-Mail

  2. Home food canning is a dying art form

    The Pearl River County Extension Office of Mississippi State University offered a free home food canning and preservation course Thursday evening at the Crosby Memorial Library.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: The Picayune Item

  3. Indian Hill senior Christine Canning finishes as Division II state runner-up in high jump

    COLUMBUS – Indian Hill senior Christine Canning was the Division II state runner-up in the girls’ high jump Friday morning. Canning was tied and competed in a jump-off with Celina junior Michaela Wenning. Canning said it was the first time in her career she competed in a jump-off. Canning’s highest jump was 5 feet 4 which ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer

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  1. "Great players with great demand create great rumors," Boras said in a telephone interview with The Associated Press. "While I would enjoy having lunch with Mark Cuban and Canning, at this point of the year that conversation would not include...
    on Sep 23, 2007 By: Scott Boras Source:

  2. "I'm just thinking of canning the curveball. Other than that, nothing major," Zito joked Friday, when his $126 million, seven-year contract with the San Francisco Giants became official.
    on Dec 29, 2006 By: Barry Zito Source:

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