cannery

(redirected from canneries)
Also found in: Thesaurus.
Related to canneries: canned

cannery

a place where food is canned: The cannery produced several thousand cans of food a day.
Not to be confused with:
canary – a yellow songbird native to the Canary Islands; a stool pigeon, informer: The traitor sang like a canary.
Abused, Confused, & Misused Words by Mary Embree Copyright © 2007, 2013 by Mary Embree

can·ner·y

 (kăn′ə-rē)
n. pl. can·ner·ies
A factory where fish, vegetables, or other foods are canned.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

cannery

(ˈkænərɪ)
n, pl -neries
a place where foods are canned
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

can•ner•y

(ˈkæn ə ri)

n., pl. -ner•ies.
a factory where foodstuffs, as meat, fish, or fruit, are canned.
[1865–70, Amer.]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cannery - a factory where food is cannedcannery - a factory where food is canned  
factory, manufactory, manufacturing plant, mill - a plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Translations
مَصْنَع تَعْليب
konzervárna
konservesfabrik
konzervgyár
niîursuîuverksmiîja
konzerváreň
konserve fabrikası

cannery

[ˈkænərɪ] Nfábrica f de conservas
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

cannery

n (US) → Konservenfabrik f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

cannery

[ˈkænərɪ] nconservificio
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

can2

(kӕn) noun
a metal container for liquids and many types of food. oil-can; beer-can; six cans of beer.
verbpast tense, past participle canned
to put (especially food) into cans, usually to preserve it. a factory for canning raspberries.
canned adjective
put in cans. canned peas.
ˈcanneryplural ˈcanneries noun
a factory where goods are canned.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
References in classic literature ?
There's never anybody to be had but those stupid, half-grown little French boys; and as soon as you do get one broke into your ways and taught something he's up and off to the lobster canneries or the States.
And this law, with only an occasional violation, had been obediently observed by the Greek fishermen who caught salmon for the canneries and the market.
"There are sardine canneries on the Spanish coast which - "
According to latest gures from the FAO, skipjack tuna prices reached $1,000/tonne in Bangkok in July - the lowest level since 2015, while prices in Spanish canneries hit [euro]1,100/ tonne in the same month.
"We have had this valuable piece of property on the Egegik River in Alaska of some years now, and it's time to move on." Reluctantly, Rudy De La Garza CEO of FD Financial continues, "This was once one of the biggest salmon canneries in Alaska.
ENVIRONMENTAL group Greenpeace on Wednesday named five tuna canneries in Southeast Asia as overall green performers based on their policies on sustainability, transparency and equitability.
Astoria, which once proudly called itself the 'Salmon Canning Capital of the World,' fell on hard times in the late 20th century as fishing runs dried up, consumer habits changed and canneries closed.
By doing so, they limited the ability of the canneries to integrate downward into the extractive level of the industry, and thus the fishermen preserved their independent producer status.
The ephemeral motions of the crashing ocean waves to the way fog moves across the water somehow represent our timeless and changing human state to me, says Seftel while sitting in his studio/workshop at the American Tin Cannery, a former commercial outlet center and one of the few surviving original sardine canneries at the edge of Cannery Row.
The court deliberations stated that jobs at the canneries wee of two general types: 'cannery jobs' on the cannery line, which were unskilled positions; and 'non-cannery jobs,' which fell into a variety of classifications.
Representatives of Russian food safety authority Rosselkhoznadzor are planning visits to Latvian fish canneries to inspect the quality of their products and decide on lifting the current import ban, Ilze Meistere, a spokeswoman for the Latvian Food and Veterinary Service, said.
That's a benefit for canneries in sometimes drought-stricken California, the state that produces the majority of the nation's processing tomatoes.