how to pronounce can /kæn/
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can is pronounced in one syllable
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An example use of can in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… kind of as close as we can get to a full …”
meanings of can noun: A chimney pot. Buttocks. Headphones. An E-meter used in Scientology auditing. An ounce (or sometimes, two ounces) of marijuana. Acronym of community action network. A drinking cup. A cube-shaped buoy or marker used to denote a port-side lateral mark. Abbreviation of controller area network. A container used to carry and dispense water for plants (a watering can). Jail or prison. A more or less cylindrical vessel for liquids, usually of steel or aluminium, but sometimes of plastic, and with a carrying handle over the top. Acronym of court attendance notice. Ceric ammonium nitrate. Initialism of consistent and asymptotically normal, a statistic estimator Tn(X1, X2, ..., Xn) is CAN (consistent and asymptotically normal) if .... A protective cover for the fuel element in a nuclear reactor. Initialism of campus area network. A tin-plate canister, often cylindrical, for preserved foods such as fruit, meat, or fish. A chamber pot, now a toilet or lavatory. verb: May; to be permitted or enabled to. To have the potential to; be possible. To preserve by heating and sealing in a jar or can. To shut up. To hole the ball. To discard, scrap or terminate (an idea, project, etc.). To seal in a can. To fire or dismiss an employee. To cover (the fuel element in a nuclear reactor) with a protective cover. To know how to; to be able to. To know. Used with verbs of perception. name: Abbreviation of Controller Area Network., ISO standards 11898, 11898-1, 11898-2, and its predecessor standards. The Andean Community of Nations. Alternative spelling of Can. words with pronunciation similar to can words that rhyme with can Did this page help you?