canister


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Synonyms for canister

a metallic cylinder packed with shot and used as ammunition in a firearm

metal container for storing dry foods such as tea or flour

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NOS, or nitrous oxide, is commonly referred to as laughing gas and most commonly found in pressurised metal canisters.
The owner of the oxygen canister facility had contributed to funeral costs by way of compensation, he added.
Each missile will aim for a random spot within a 9-meter radius from where the canister comes to rest.
However, with unregulated selling, some canisters are being refilled while some have been seen as a cause of fire in residential areas.
Shim pins are used in a new canister design by Holtec.
Lenox has had stoneware and porcelain canisters in its lineup for a while.
I thought that it was casing filled with concrete and might have been discarded by a farmer who used the canister as a gate post.
Head of Hosan village council Hasan Hamamreh told WAFA that Israeli troops cordoned off as-Seddiq school in the village, and fired teargas canisters towards the school.
Head of Hosan village council, Hasan Hamamreh, told WAFA that Israeli troops cordoned off as-Seddiq school in the village, and fired teargas canisters towards the school.
The Biomet Safety Station eliminates red-bag waste associated with traditional disposable suction canister systems while protecting employees from fluid exposure risks common with current disposal practices.
Such simplicity makes canister feeding machinery inherently efficient to set up and load, and about twice as fast to operate as packet-feeding machinery.
Hormel Foods, manufacturer of the Skippy brand, has rolled out Skippy Singles--single-serve cups of Skippy peanut butter that are packaged in a re-sealable canister. Each canister contains six 1.5-ounce individually packaged and sealed cups of peanut butter.
The lid of each copper canister is stamped with a number, but labels with the names of the dead are mostly missing or damaged and illegible.
FILM CANISTER ROCKET Whether they are breaking the atmosphere into space or soaring through the sky here on Earth, all rockets are launched into the air by the generation of thrust.