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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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On average, our canisters contain 50% recycled materials, 35% of which is post-consumer.
Prior examination of the tools revealed a small amount of soil (one-half of a film canister) from one of th hovels suitable for comparison.
A SEVEN-YEAR-OLD was hit in the face by a laughing gas canister at Liverpool's game against Southampton on Saturday.
A man was decapitated on Saturday when an oxygen canister he was unloading from a lorry exploded at a hospital in Preah Sihanouk province's Tomnup Roloak commune in Stung Hav district.
"Fortnite" players will now be able to call down devastating air strikes by throwing a canister that looks like a grenade.
Butane canisters are cheap alternatives to LPGs and are much more portable.
Cusi on Friday warned the public about the emergence of illegally LPG-refilled butane canisters, following the buy-bust operation conducted by the Philippine National Police (PNP)-Cebu City Police Office Station 1 in Barangay T.
The Department of Energy (DOE) is warning the public against butane canisters illegally refilled with liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) that are being sold in provincial markets.
An update revealed 24,000 canisters with defective valves were contained within trailer, exploding sporadically.
Summary: A large fire broke out Wednesday at a commercial center in Nabatieh's Kfar Tibnit and spread to a neighboring gas canister storage depot, causing 50 canisters to explode, the state-run National News Agency reported.
Some opponents of a proposed interim storage facility for spent nuclear fuel in southeast New Mexico say they believe the canisters that would hold the radioactive rods could be unreliable.
POLICE are appealing for help following the theft of a large number of gas canisters from a business in West Yorkshire.
Canisters as wet wipe protectors have ruled retail shelves for decades, particularly in surface wiping applications.