- preserved in airtight cans or jars
- Slang recorded for reproduction as on radio or TV: said of music, laughter, sound effects, etc.
- Preserved and sealed in a can or jar.
- Informal Recorded or taped for repeated use, as on television or radio: canned laughter.
- Informal a. Used repeatedly with little or no change: a canned speech.b. Totally unoriginal; devoid of individuality: “Most [soundtrack albums] contain homogenized dance tracks that provide little more than canned excitement” ( Boston Globe )
- simple past tense and past participle of can
- They had some canned peaches left.
- Not that canned fruits and vegetables weren't good, but they had all that sugar and salt added.
- Among the manufactures are cotton goods, canned oysters, lumber and fertilizer.
- Among the manufactures are woollen goods, towels, canned fruit and vegetables, dairy products, beer, and circus wagons (the city is the headquarters of the Ringling and the Gollmar circuses).
- More than 3,000,000 salmon have been canned here in one season.