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canister

noun [C] uk   /ˈkæn.ɪ.stər/  us   /-stɚ/
a metal container, usually cylinder-shaped, for gases or dry things: The police fired tear gas canisters into the crowd.
Translations of “canister”
in Vietnamese hộp nhỏ…
in Spanish bote, lata…
in Thai กระป๋อง…
in Malaysian bekas…
in French boîte (en métal)…
in German der Kanister…
in Chinese (Traditional) 霰彈筒, 金屬罐…
in Indonesian kotak…
in Russian канистра…
in Turkish teneke kutu, bidon…
in Chinese (Simplified) 霰弹筒, 金属罐…
in Polish pojemnik…
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