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When they searched my car, they said that they found a gasoline canister and I think duct tape. Who wouldn't have a gasoline canister on them when driving 3,000 miles across country?
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Meaning of "canister" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CANISTER

From Latin canistrum basket woven from reeds, from Greek kanastron, from kanna reed, cane1.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CANISTER

canister  [ˈkænɪstə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CANISTER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Canister is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CANISTER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Canister

Canister may refer to: ▪ Any container that is roughly cylindrical in shape ▪ A container for 35mm film for use in cameras ▪ Pods used for parachute supply drops ▪ Gas containers used for riot control ▪ A perforated metal box which is part of a gas mask ▪ The carbon dioxide scrubber of a rebreather ▪ The filter which absorbs gasoline vapour in a car tank ▪ A cylindrical bell worn by sheep, that was traditionally used in Sussex, England, especially on the South Downs ▪ Canister shot, a type of artillery rounds used in warfare as anti-personnel ammunition...

Definition of canister in the English dictionary

The first definition of canister in the dictionary is a container, usually made of metal, in which dry food, such as tea or coffee, is stored. Other definition of canister is a type of shrapnel shell for firing from a cannon. Canister is also Also called: canister shot, case shot. the shot or shrapnel packed inside this.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CANISTER


administer
ədˈmɪnɪstə
banister
ˈbænɪstə
Bannister
ˈbænɪstə
ganister
ˈɡænɪstə
gannister
ˈɡænɪstə
genista
dʒɪˈnɪstə
lister
ˈlɪstə
maladminister
ˌmælədˈmɪnɪstə
manchester
ˈmæntʃɪstə
minister
ˈmɪnɪstə
mister
ˈmɪstə
Mr
ˈmɪstə
register
ˈrɛdʒɪstə
Rochester
ˈrɒtʃɪstə
sinister
ˈsɪnɪstə
sister
ˈsɪstə
subminister
səbˈmɪnɪstə
superminister
ˈsuːpərˌmɪnɪstə
vista
ˈvɪstə
winchester
ˈwɪntʃɪstə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CANISTER

canicular
canid
canikin
canine
canine corps
canine distemper
canine parvovirus
caning
caninity
Canis Major
Canis Majoris
Canis Minor
Canis Minoris
canistel
canister shot
canisterisation
canisterise
canisterization
canities
canker

WORDS THAT END LIKE CANISTER

assister
at-risk register
barrister
blister
cash register
demister
deputy minister
faster
finance minister
foreign minister
glister
half-sister
health minister
kapellmeister
kid sister
klister
magister
prime minister
real-estate register
stepsister
twister

Synonyms and antonyms of canister in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «canister» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CANISTER

Find out the translation of canister to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of canister from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «canister» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

滤毒罐
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

bote
570 millions of speakers

English

canister
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कनस्तर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

عُلْبَةٌ مَعْدِنِيَّة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

канистра
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

lata
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

টিন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

bidon
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kanister
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Behälter
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

キャニスター
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

작은 깡통
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Canister
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hộp kim loại đựng đồ khô
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

குப்பி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

डब्याचे झाड
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

teneke kutu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

barattolo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kanister
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

каністра
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

canistră
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μεταλλικό κουτί
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

blik
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kanister
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

metallboks
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of canister

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CANISTER»

The term «canister» is quite widely used and occupies the 26.648 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CANISTER» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about canister

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QUOTES WITH «CANISTER»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word canister.
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Sherman Austin
When they searched my car, they said that they found a gasoline canister and I think duct tape. Who wouldn't have a gasoline canister on them when driving 3,000 miles across country?

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CANISTER»

Discover the use of canister in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to canister and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Canister of Evil
Canister Of Evil.
Joseph "Champagne Joe" Militello, 2011
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Double canister at ten yards: the federal artillery and the ...
Fast-paced narrative details how Henry Hunt, chief of artillery, orchestrated the movements of Union batteries on Cemetery Ridge to repulse the Rebel charge in the most legendary confrontation in American military history.
Dave Shultz, 1995
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Canister On! Fire!: Australian Tank Operations in Vietnam
Based on twelve years of research, including personal letters and diaries, extensive searches of official records and numerous interviews, this book brings to life a previously little-known aspect of the conflict. It is the story of a .
Bruce Cameron, 2012
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Grape and Canister: The Story of the Field Artillery of the ...
Out of the grape shot and canister shells that proved so effective for Northern troops during the Civil War evolved the fighting artillery of World War I and World War II"--Dust jacket.
Louis VanLoan Naisawald, 1999
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Bioterrorism: Prevention, Preparedness and Protection
The respirator consists of face mask and filtering device (it could be either canister or cartridge). The only difference between canister and cartridge is the amount of adsorbent they contain. When canister/cartridge is used with a face piece, the ...
J. V. Borrelli, 2007
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House Documents
8,659 pounds Eli-pounder gun canister shot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 181 pounds 6-pounder gun canister ... 2,414 pounds 1'2-pounder howitzer canister shot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 1,500 pounds 12- pounder ...
USA House of Representatives, 1868
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Congressional series of United States public documents
G59 pounds 24-pounder guu canister shot lei pound* 6-pounder gun canister shot 3,030 pounds 24-pounder howitzer canister shot. 2.414 pounds 12-pouuder howitzer canister shot 1.500 pounds 12- pounder howitzer canister shot.
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Code of Federal Regulations
(j)(1) of this section. If a vehicle is designed to actively control evaporative or refueling emissions without a canister, the manufacturer shall devise an appropriate preconditioning procedure, subject to the approval of the Administrator.
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The Code of Federal Regulations of the United States of America
For vehicles with multiple canisters, each canister shall be preconditioned separately. (l)(i) Prepare the evaporative emission canister for the canister purging and loading operation. The canister shall not be removed from the vehicle, unless ...
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Implementing the IBM Storwize V7000 Unified
Lower canister port 2 Lower canister port 1 Expansion 1 Expansion 3 3 Expansions Upper canister port 2 Upper canister port 1 Lower canister port 2 Lower canister port 1 Expansion 2 Expansion 4 4 Expansions Upper canister port 2 Upper ...
Jon Tate, Andreas Baer, Nitzan Iron, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CANISTER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term canister is used in the context of the following news items.
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Inside the vicious jailhouse beating of Carlos Larmond: Terror twin …
Then, as Larmond was on the ground, according to the accounts, one of the inmates grabbed a big bulk tea canister from the lunch cart and ... «Ottawa Citizen, Jul 15»
2
Fire at West Vancouver mansion deemed suspicious
A gas canister was also found near the scene. Anyone who may have seen something unusual in the area, or witnessed someone purchasing ... «CTV News, Jul 15»
3
Islamic State's tactics are really similar to Nazi Germany's
"Snipers, mobile shooter teams, and thick improvised minefields made of crude canister IEDs and explosive-filled houses are more than ... «The Week Magazine, Jul 15»
4
Yazoo Sue Ice Cream
Remove the frozen canister from the freezer, assemble your ice cream machine, and turn it on. Pour the ice cream base into the canister and spin until thick and ... «Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jul 15»
5
Son Still in Intensive Care After Stabbing That Killed Father in Eagle …
One of two men, identified as local transients, allegedly hit the other two men with a canister. The other two men, both identified as Kenneth ... «NBC Southern California, Jul 15»
6
Pair busted with meth in Belgrade hotel
A small metal canister that contained two baggies, one with a small amount of marijuana and the other with meth, was found on Betten. A purse in the room also ... «KBZK Bozeman News, Jul 15»
7
Sodastream Earnings Potential Not Reflected By Consensus, Stock …
Sodastream's future top-line growth is expected to be driven by wider gas canister availability. The company also plans to launch a hot/cold ... «Benzinga, Jul 15»
8
CPJ says Turkish journalists face threat over anti-defamation law
... death of Berkin Elvan, a teenager who was killed by a police tear gas canister during anti-government demonstrations in the summer of 2013. «Today's Zaman, Jul 15»
9
A Salute to Egg Rolls and Forever Friendships
I then watched it travel out my G-tube (a tube that had been inserted in my abdomen) and spill into a collecting canister. As soon as Shana ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
10
Turkey's View of Terror
He was hit in the head by a tear gas canister fired by anti-riot police. In Erdogan's thinking, the boy was a terrorist because he was hit during ... «Gatestone Institute, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Canister [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/canister>. Jan 2020 ».
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