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can (someone)

To summarily dismiss or oust someone from employment; to fire someone. Management promptly canned the new accountant after his miscalculation cost the company hundreds of thousands of dollars. They'll can me if they ever find out I came into work drunk yesterday.
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can

1. n. the head. Jerry landed one on Frank’s can. Frank crumpled.
2. n. toilet. Restroom? Hell, I ain’t tired! Where’s the can?
3. n. the buttocks. (see also bucket.) The guy slipped on the ice and fell on his can.
4. n. jail. (Usually with the.) I had to spend the night in the can, but it wasn’t too bad.
5. tv. to dismiss someone from employment. The jerk canned everybody who played a part in the gag.
6. n. a car. That’s a good-looking can he’s driving.
7.  Go to cans.
8. n. a breast. (Usually objectionable. Usually plural.) Man, look at the cans on that dame!
9. n. a measurement of marijuana. (Drugs.) How much do you want for a can?

can

/could do without
To prefer not to experience or deal with: I could do without their complaints.
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It's true that things can go wrong, and given the high pressure and temperature in the canner during processing, it's possible to sustain burns or other injuries.
The three hundred or so canners who are part of Sure We Can bring in about 500,000 pieces a month.
Process pints 40 minutes at 10 pounds pressure in pressure canner.
On being named a Young Global Leader, Canner said: "This is formative moment in history, a time when leaders need to reach across the boundaries that divide fields of knowledge, political positions, and national boundaries.
Yet another issue is the intense heat reflecting back from the canner onto the cooktop surface, which may damage the top.
Many pressure canners manufactured recently have a number of safety features, one of which is that it won't open if there's still pressure, to prevent just that type of accident.
Mr Canner, from Derby, said: 'It was quite strange to discover I was related to her, but the more I found out about her case the more interested I became.
The pressurized steam inside the canner allows the temperature to exceed the boiling point (212 degrees F.
South Atlantic Canners is the largest Coca-Cola production facility in South Carolina.
Compared to water bath canning or steam canning, which processes jars at 212[degrees]F, a pressure canner processes at 240[degrees]F, the necessary temperature for destroying food spoilage organisms in foods with a pH greater than 4.
Last year, I used a steam canner for preserving produce.
A pressure canner is a wonderful tool that enables us to safely preserve low-acid foods at home.
Lift jars from canner and set on folded towels to cool.
Using a jar lifter, place the jar in the canner for processing.
I received a pressure canner for Christmas, and it has turned out to be the best present ever