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Synonyms for canister
ˈkæn ə stərcan·is·ter

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. case shot, canister, canister shotnoun

    a metallic cylinder packed with shot and used as ammunition in a firearm

    Synonyms:
    canister shot, tin, cannister, case shot

  2. canister, cannister, tinnoun

    metal container for storing dry foods such as tea or flour

    Synonyms:
    cannister, tin can, can, tin, atomic number 50, case shot, canister shot

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  1. List of paraphrases for "canister":

    cartridge, capsule, absorber, thimble

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How to use canister in a sentence?

  1. Mohamed Ali:

    One house in al-Bakr neighborhood exploded (on Monday), killing its owner, the man returned after explosives had been removed from his house and he started clearing the rubble. While he was moving the cooking gas canister, a bomb stashed under it exploded.

  2. Edward Crawford:

    Before the photo was taken, the canister ... was shot and it landed a couple of feet away from me and some children standing on the sidewalk, i was not throwing the canister at the police; I was merely getting the canister away from me and the kids.

  3. Miranda Schreurs:

    If you opened up a canister with those fuel rods in it, you would more or less instantly die.

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