tin opener Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “tin opener” in the English Dictionary

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tin openernoun [C]

uk   us   UK (US also UK can opener)
a ​device for ​openingtins of ​food
(Definition of tin opener from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tin opener”
in Arabic فَتّاحَة عُلَب…
in Korean 깡통 따개…
in Portuguese abridor de latas…
in Catalan obrellaunes…
in Japanese 缶切り…
in Chinese (Simplified) 开罐器,罐头刀…
in Turkish konserve açacağı…
in Russian консервный нож…
in Chinese (Traditional) 開罐器,罐頭刀…
in Italian apriscatole…
in Polish otwieracz do puszek…
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