cannery


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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.
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can·ner·y

 (kăn′ə-rē)
n. pl. can·ner·ies
A factory where fish, vegetables, or other foods are canned.
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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.]
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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
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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.
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References in classic literature ?
I was barely turned fifteen, and working long hours in a cannery. Month in and month out, the shortest day I ever worked was ten hours.
And I knew that on the morrow I would not go back to my machine at the cannery. To-morrow I would be an oyster pirate, as free a freebooter as the century and the waters of San Francisco Bay would permit.
He saved himself, however, after the sane and conservative manner of his kind, by labelling his generalizations as "tentative." One of his first experiences was in the great Wilmax Cannery, where he was put on piece-work making small packing cases.
The ordinary labourers in the cannery got a dollar and a half per day.
And that night, coming out of the cannery, he was interviewed by his fellow workmen, who were very angry and incoherently slangy.
A little later, in another department of the Wilmax Cannery, lumping as a fruit-distributor among the women, he essayed to carry two boxes of fruit at a time, and was promptly reproached by the other fruit-lumpers.
She had worked in the cannery the preceding summer, and her slim, pretty hands were all scarred with the tomato-knives.
With one member trimming beef in a cannery, and another working in a sausage factory, the family had a first-hand knowledge of the great majority of Packingtown swindles.
He worked as a night watchman, hawked potatoes on the street, pasted labels in a cannery warehouse, was utility man in a paper-box factory, and water-carrier for a street railway construction gang, and even joined the Dishwashers' Union just before it fell to pieces.
And she was pleased, as well as angered, when she chanced to overhear two of the strapping young cannery girls.
This promotion is valid at Aliante, The Orleans, Gold Coast, Suncoast, Sam's Town, California, Fremont and Cannery, beginning on Sunday, Sept.
In the village of Belovodsk of Chui Oblast, private entrepreneur Albert Akmataliev opened a large cannery.