There is one relatively new innovation to the canned food market, a bit of brilliance called the Batter Blaster.
canned food, frozen food, and then 10 years later you get the “I hate to cook” book.
Pursed-lipped shows of affection or canned admiration get you labeled insincere.
And when the pig-brain machine made workers sick, they got canned.
He had met with the two actors and completed several script drafts, but then the studio went belly-up, and the project was canned.
When fresh tomatoes are out of season, their equivalent in canned may be used.
“There was a heap of canned truck come from the Crossing, Seth,” she said.
He said that the cherries were canned, and not very good ones at that.
Next, attention should be given to the food that is to be canned.
He had stopped at his post and purchased some canned goods and oatmeal.
1859, "put up in a can," past participle adjective from can (v.2). Figuratively, of music, from 1904, originally a contemptuous term (associated with John Philip Sousa) for music played by automatic instruments.
Old English 1st & 3rd person singular present indicative of cunnan "know, have power to, be able," (also "to have carnal knowledge"), from Proto-Germanic *kunnan "to be mentally able, to have learned" (cf. Old Norse kenna "to know, make known," Old Frisian kanna "to recognize, admit," German kennen "to know," Gothic kannjan "to make known"), from PIE root *gno- (see know).
Absorbing the third sense of "to know," that of "to know how to do something" (in addition to "to know as a fact" and "to be acquainted with" something or someone). An Old English preterite-present verb, its original past participle, couth, survived only in its negation (see uncouth), but cf. could. The present participle has spun off as cunning.
Old English canne "a cup, container," from Proto-Germanic *kanna (cf. Old Saxon, Old Norse, Swedish kanna, Middle Dutch kanne, Dutch kan, Old High German channa, German Kanne). Probably an early borrowing from Late Latin canna "container, vessel," from Latin canna "reed," also "reed pipe, small boat;" but the sense evolution is difficult.
Modern "air-tight vessel of tinned iron" is from 1867 (can-opener is from 1877). Slang meaning "toilet" is c.1900, said to be a shortening of piss-can. Meaning "buttocks" is from c.1910.