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Definition of "canner" []

  • Someone or something which cans. (noun)
  • A large pot used for processing jars when preserving food, either in a boiling water bath or by capturing steam to elevate the pressure and temperature. (noun)
  • Someone who lives off container deposit refunds from recycling. (noun)

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Use "canner" in a sentence
  • "Dissolving salt: Finely ground salt such as canner's salt or table salt dissolves much taster than coarsely ground salt (rock salt)."
  • "They aren't responsible for the 30 year old mare that I am giving palliative care to (because I can't sell her to a 'canner')."
  • "I mentioned several weeks ago that I had bought a pressure canner and was putting up meats to use at the ranch, where I have no refrigeration."