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1. canister

noun. ['ˈkænəstɝ, ˈkænɪstɝ'] metal container for storing dry foods such as tea or flour.

Synonyms

  • container
  • cannister

Etymology

  • canistrum (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Canister

  • cannister
  • bannister
  • banister

How do you pronounce canister?

Pronounce canister as ˈkænɪstər.

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Example sentences of the word canister


1. Noun, singular or mass
Use the pipe wrench to remove the tank nut on the top of the canister.

2. canister

noun. ['ˈkænəstɝ, ˈkænɪstɝ'] a metallic cylinder packed with shot and used as ammunition in a firearm.

Synonyms

  • case shot
  • ammo
  • canister shot
  • pellet
  • ammunition

Etymology

  • canistrum (Latin)
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