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  • the first rotating-wheel can opener was invented by William Lyman in 1870?
  • the first can opener (original drawing and a modern version pictured) was patented in 1855, more than 80 years after the introduction of canned food?

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Up to date as of February 02, 2010

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A can opener is an implement created on Earth and countless other planets for the purposes of opening metal cans which contained food. The only known race not to develop the can opener were the Vulcans, who did not invent cans to store food.

In 2376, Kieran Duffy used the can opener as a metaphor to describe the Principles of Parallel Technologies to Sonya Gomez aboard the USS da Vinci. (SCE eBook: Enigma Ship).

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