canister

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkænɪstər/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈkænəstɚ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kanə stər)

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canister

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [gas, nitrogen, vacuum, vapor, propane] canister
  2. a [food, tin, storage, tea, coffee, cookie, deodorant] canister
  3. stored in [large, metal] canisters
  4. canisters of [nitrogen, tear, butane] gas
  5. (The police) [launched, hurled, threw] tear-gas canisters.
  6. Shake the canister (well) before use.
  7. Do not expose the canister to extreme [heat, cold].
  8. Do not point the canister toward [yourself, your face].
  9. [Hold, Point] the canister away from [yourself, others].
  10. [Hold, Shake, Spray] the canister upright.
  11. The canister [exploded, burst].
  12. a canister with a [lid, pump, handle]
  13. a canister with [inflammable, explosive, hazardous] materials
  14. This canister contains [inflammable] liquids.
  15. a film canister
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