Definition of 'canister'
Example sentences containing 'canister'
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He was left unconscious when a tear gas canister hit him. Times, Sunday Times (2013)During the gun battle police shot tear gas canisters into the cabin. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It contains a canister that releases small quantities of nicotine. Times, Sunday Times (2012)One man standing in the middle of the park was hit on the head by a gas canister. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Our mystery men soon establish the fact that their amnesia has resulted from inhaling the leaked contents of a punctured gas canister. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He fires a tear gas canister into the crowd, but to no avail. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Looking down, he sees a small metal canister. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The Jeep was also packed with gas canisters and fuel but failed to explode. The Sun (2008)It is offered in metal canisters on the streets and at music festivals for 3 a hit. The Sun (2014)This time, smoke canisters will be used. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He handed me a plastic container the size of a film canister, with a little spatula attached. Times, Sunday Times (2008)During the night, a group of them discovered a canister containing a selection of drugs in an unlocked cupboard. Times, Sunday Times (2013)A smoke canister or two were let off, red smoke drifting over us. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The police attempted to clear a path for their colleagues to leave the square, launching canisters of tear gas to try to disperse the crowd. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Cops found burnt clothes, a fuel canister, a rucksack and notes in the car park. The Sun (2012)French police fired dozens of tear gas canisters in an effort to push the migrants back into the Jungle, the makeshift camp that is their home. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Two deaths have been attributed to the violence, including that of a 51-year-old woman who suffered a heart attack when a police tear gas canister exploded nearby. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'canister'
British English: canister /ˈkænɪstə/ NOUN
A canister is a metal container.
...canisters of commercial fuel.
- American English: canister
- Arabic: عُلْبَةٌ مَعْدِنِيَّة
- Brazilian Portuguese: lata
- Chinese: 滤毒罐
- Croatian: kanistar
- Czech: plechovka
- Danish: tromle
- Dutch: trommel bliktrommel
- European Spanish: bote lata
- Finnish: kanisteri
- French: bidon
- German: Behälter
- Greek: μεταλλικό κουτί
- Italian: barattolo
- Japanese: キャニスター
- Korean: 작은 깡통
- Norwegian: metallboks
- Polish: kanister
- European Portuguese: lata
- Romanian: canistră
- Russian: канистра
- Spanish: bote lata
- Swedish: kanister
- Thai: กระป๋องสเปรย์
- Turkish: teneke kutu
- Ukrainian: каністра
- Vietnamese: hộp kim loại đựng đồ khô
Definition of canister from the Collins English Dictionary
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