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jerrycan

(ˈdʒɛrɪˌkæn)
n
(Units) a flat-sided can with a capacity of between 4.5 and 5 gallons used for storing or transporting liquids, esp motor fuel: originally a German design adopted by the British Army during World War II
[C20: from Jerry]
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Chepkulul water project chairman Kiptoo Korir said before the machines were introduced in 2016, the community had set aside an area near the borehole, where people would physically use pipes to fill the jerricans.
We have supplied a kitty of soap, tarpaulins,water jerricans and blankets," he said.
AS the scarcity of petrol heightens, the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) in Gombe State, on Monday, seized 300 litres of the product in 10 jerricans, at Manullahi Global Resource filling station, Hina, and dispensed it to motorists and other users free of charge and thereafter dispensed fuel at the approved pump price of N145.
It was also loaded with jerricans, sleeping mats, tarps, blankets, and kitchen sets from the humanitarian aid items stocked in the warehouses of UNHCR at the International Humanitarian City.
Tenders are invited for Provision Of Hdpe Jerricans (30 Ltrs) (2500 Nos)
En revanche, les orangs-outans imitent l'epluchage d'oranges, devissent les bouchons des jerricans de lait, et multiplient les usages des feuilles en vue de boire ou de s'essuyer, manipulent des flacons delaisses dans l'arboretum, ou des coques des noix de coco mangees les jours precedents.
html) Agence France-Presse on Monday the terrorists were paying massive amounts of money for jerricans filled with fuel.
This applies to drums and pails, jerricans, intermediate bulk containers (IBCs), and tanks.
Le produit destine au Maroc etait conditionne dans 124 jerricans en plastique.
Il est a noter que le site libyen [beaucoup moins que]libya al Aan[beaucoup plus grand que] avait publie deux photos en affirmant qu'elles avaient ete prises dans la zone frontaliere cote tunisien oo l'on voyait des contrebandiers faire commerce d'essence de contrebande dont sont remplis des jerricans et des futs charges sur des camions.
En longeant cet itineraire menant a TanTan, des bidons, des bouteilles et des jerricans sont exhibes sur la chaussee a qui voudrait s'alimenter en carburant detourne.
FATHER TUYISHIME: I can fill the jerricans myself, Sister.