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English definition of “tin opener”

tin opener

noun [C]   UK (UK/US can opener)
a piece of kitchen equipment for opening metal food containers Kitchen utensils
(Definition of tin opener noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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