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1. can; tinFrom Dutch; Flemish “kan”, From English “can”
2. canned foodAbbreviation, See also 缶詰
Wikipedia definition
3. Tin canA tin can, tin, steel can, or a can, is a sealed container for the distribution or storage of goods, composed of thin metal. Many cans require opening by cutting the "end" open; others have removable covers. Cans hold diverse contents: foods, beverages, oil, chemicals, etc. "Tin" cans are made of tinplate (tin-coated steel). In some locations, cans made of aluminium are called "tin cans".
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Other forms
罐 【かん】鑵 【かん】カン
缶: Ateji (phonetic) reading. 罐: Ateji (phonetic) reading, Out-dated kanji or kanji usage. 鑵: Ateji (phonetic) reading, Out-dated kanji or kanji usage.


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