Meaning of “canister” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “canister” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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canisternoun [ C ]

us /ˈkæn·ə·stər/

a container with a cover, used for storing foods or objects:

I bought brightly colored canisters to hold sugar and flour.

(Definition of “canister” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)