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Noun1.cannister - metal container for storing dry foods such as tea or flourcannister - metal container for storing dry foods such as tea or flour
container - any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)
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October 9, 1915: Cpl J A Cooper from Bandeville in Honley suffered gas in the eyes when a shell damaged a gas cannister his team from the chemical section of the Royal Engineers was unleashing on the Germans.
Tenders are invited for Procurement Of Soda Lime Cannister
But after a careful four-hour investigation officers identified the mystery device as a GAS CANNISTER.
A MAN was lucky to escape with minor injuries after an aerosol cannister exploded while he was burning rubbish.
He had already pleaded guilty to attempted robbery and possessing a CS cannister.
It is understood a gas cannister may have exploded and that the owners of the damaged property are away on holiday.
Another 14 people, including two children, were wounded when a gas cannister taken from a shop was set on fire, causing an explosion, the spokesman for the Kandahar provincial governor said.
Mr Harris said he thought the van either ran on LPG fuel or had a camping gas cannister in the back as soon after the fire took hold the van exploded.
National News Agency delegate reported today that a strange body resembling a huge gas cannister was discovered before the Byblos Port this evening.
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Basem Abu Rahmeh, 30, died after being hit at close range with a tear gas cannister.
The cash was put in a cannister and parachuted on to the tanker.