2 the quantity contained in a can [syn: canful]
3 a buoy with a round bottom and conical top [syn: can buoy]
4 the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on; "he deserves a good kick in the butt"; "are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?" [syn: buttocks, nates, arse, butt, backside, bum, buns, fundament, hindquarters, hind end, keister, posterior, prat, rear, rear end, rump, stern, seat, tail, tail end, tooshie, tush, bottom, behind, derriere, fanny, ass]
5 a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination [syn: toilet, commode, crapper, pot, potty, stool, throne]
2 terminate the employment of; "The boss fired his secretary today"; "The company terminated 25% of its workers" [syn: fire, give notice, dismiss, give the axe, send away, sack, force out, give the sack, terminate] [ant: hire] [also: canning, canned]
- a stressed
- , /kæn/, /k
Can may refer to many things:
- Content Addressable Network (CAN), a distributed hash table protocol
- Controller area network, a serial communication interface
- A type of sea mark
- Cans (rapper), an underground rapper from Poughkeepsie, New York.
- Can (band), an
experimental music group from the 1970s
- Can (album), by Can
- Cans, the side project of HammerFall vocalist Joacim Cans
- Can-can, a dance
- Cans (theatre), colloquial term referring to the intercom system used by the crew of a theatre production.
- Slang for buttocks, breasts, headphones, toilet, prison
- A common Turkish name or surname, meaning "life". Correct pronunciation in Turkish is the same as the English name John (jŏn).
- For acronym uses, refer to CAN.
can in German: Can
can in Spanish: Can (desambiguación)
can in Simple English: Can
can in Russian: Can
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