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Definition(s):

  • (n) English engineer who developed a method of preserving food by sterilizing it with heat and sealing it inside a steel container--the first tin can (1768-1855)

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  • "This act provides certainty to workers, Nova Scotians, Xstrata Donkin Coal Development Alliance, and our federal colleagues that we are committed to operating a safe and efficient mine," said Labour Minister Mark Parent. "It provides clarity...
    on Mar 29, 2007 By: Mark Parent Source: Cape Breton Post

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