The Meaning of can

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Cancellated

a.
Open or spongy, as some porous bones.

Cancellation

n.
The act, process, or result of canceling; as, the cansellation of certain words in a contract, or of the contract itself.

Cancellation

n.
The operation of striking out common factors, in both the dividend and divisor.

Cancelli

v. t.
An interwoven or latticed wall or inclosure; latticework, rails, or crossbars, as around the bar of a court of justice, between the chancel and the nave of a church, or in a window.

Cancelli

v. t.
The interlacing osseous plates constituting the elastic porous tissue of certain parts of the bones, esp. in their articular extremities.

Cancellous

a.
Having a spongy or porous structure; made up of cancelli; cancellated; as, the cancellous texture of parts of many bones.

Cancer

n.
A genus of decapod Crustacea, including some of the most common shore crabs of Europe and North America, as the rock crab, Jonah crab, etc. See Crab.

Cancer

n.
The fourth of the twelve signs of the zodiac. The first point is the northern limit of the sun's course in summer; hence, the sign of the summer solstice. See Tropic.

Cancer

n.
A northern constellation between Gemini and Leo.

Cancer

n.
Formerly, any malignant growth, esp. one attended with great pain and ulceration, with cachexia and progressive emaciation. It was so called, perhaps, from the great veins which surround it, compared by the ancients to the claws of a crab. The term is now restricted to such a growth made up of aggregations of epithelial cells, either without support or embedded in the meshes of a trabecular framework.

Cancerated

imp. & p. p.
of Cancerate

Cancerate

v. i.
To grow into a canser; to become cancerous.

Canceration

n.
The act or state of becoming cancerous or growing into a cancer.

Cancerite

n.
Like a cancer; having the qualities or virulence of a cancer; affected with cancer.

Cancriform

a.
Having the form of, or resembling, a crab; crab-shaped.

Cancriform

a.
Like a cancer; cancerous.

Cancrine

a.
Having the qualities of a crab; crablike.

Cancrinite

n.
A mineral occurring in hexagonal crystals, also massive, generally of a yellow color, containing silica, alumina, lime, soda, and carbon dioxide.

Cancroid

a.
Resembling a crab; pertaining to the Cancroidea, one of the families of crabs, including the genus Cancer.

Cancroid

a.
Like a cancer; as, a cancroid tumor.
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