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Can (IPA: /ˈkæn/, /kən/)


Can ()

an obs. form of began, imp. & p. p. of Begin, sometimes used in old poetry. [See Gan.]

Can (n.)

A drinking cup; a vessel for holding liquids.

Can (n.)

A vessel or case of tinned iron or of sheet metal, of various forms, but usually cylindrical; as, a can of tomatoes; an oil can; a milk can.

Can (v. t.)

To preserve by putting in sealed cans

Can (v. t. & i.)

To know; to understand.

Can (v. t. & i.)

To be able to do; to have power or influence.

Can (v. t. & i.)

To be able; -- followed by an infinitive without to; as, I can go, but do not wish to.

Can ()

See under Buoy, n.

Can ()

A device consisting of a short rope with flat hooks at each end, for hoisting casks or barrels by the ends of the staves.

Can

Genetic element in the species Mus musculus

Can

Protein-coding gene in the species Drosophila melanogaster

Can

German experimental rock band

Can

Name (given name + surname)

Can

Studio album by Can

Example Sentence (Quote)

" " nothing can supply the place of strong, undeviating principle. There is but one wrong, and one right ;" - Ethel Churchill (or The Two Brides)

Example Sentence (Quote)

" " when people charge us with harshness we wonder how they can forget the rudiments of Marxism." - Vladimir Lenin

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "one enemy can do more hurt, than ten friends can do good." - Jonathan Swift

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "” How can a man be brave when he's afraid ? It is the only time a man can be brave." - Bravery

Example Sentence (Quote)

""A few seconds will make all the difference ." That's what the Titans meant" I can see it" they're going to die." - Infinite Crisis


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