What does canned mean?

canned meaning in General Dictionary

Recorded in comparison with live utilized of noise or video clip broadcasts

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  • recorded for broadcast
  • sealed in a can or container
  • of may

canned meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1859, "put up in a can," past participle adjective from can (v.2). Figuratively, of music, from 1904, originally a contemptuous term (related to John Philip Sousa) for music played by automatic tools.

Sentence Examples with the word canned

By the Meat and Canned Foods Act of 1907 of the Dominion parliament and regulations thereunder, the trade is carried on under the strictest government supervision, and no canned articles of food may be exported unless passed as absolutely wholesome and officially marked as such by government inspectors.

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