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can opener

n.
1. Any of various devices used to open sealed metal cans, as of food.
2. A jump into the water in which one holds one knee close to the chest while extending the other leg and leaning back slightly in order to cause a large splash on entry.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.can opener - a device for cutting cans opencan opener - a device for cutting cans open  
church key - can opener that has a triangular pointed end that pierces the tops of cans
opener - a hand tool used for opening sealed containers (bottles or cans)
Translations
otvírač konzervotvírák na konzervy
dåseåbner
purkinavaaja
otvarač konzerviotvarač limenki
缶切り
깡통따개
otwieracz do konserwotwieracz do puszek
burköppnare
ที่เปิดกระป๋อง
đồ khuidụng cụ mở đồ hộp

can opener

napriscatole m inv

can opener

فَتَّاحَة, فَتَّاحَةُ العُلَب otvírač konzerv, otvírák na konzervy dåseåbner Dosenöffner ανοιχτήρι για κονσέρβες abrelatas purkinavaaja ouvre-boîte, ouvre-boîtes otvarač konzervi, otvarač limenki apriscatole 缶切り 깡통따개 blikopener boksåpner otwieracz do konserw abre-latas, abridor de lata, abridor de latas консервный нож burköppnare ที่เปิดกระป๋อง kutu açacağı đồ khui, dụng cụ mở đồ hộp 开罐器
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