English engineer who developed a method of preserving food by sterilizing it with heat and sealing it inside a steel container—the first tin can (1768-1855)
Syn: ↑Bryan Donkin
Instance Hypernyms: ↑engineer, ↑applied scientist, ↑technologist

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