March 24, 2017
Learner's Word of the Day
canister /ˈkænəstɚ/ noun
canister
/ˈkænəstɚ/
noun

plural canisters

Canisters for tea, coffee, and flour
Canisters for tea, coffee, and flour
Learner's definition of CANISTER

[count]

1 : a container with a lid that is used for keeping dry products

  • a flour/sugar/tea canister

2 : a plastic or metal container that is used for keeping a roll of film

  • a film canister

3 : a metal case that contains gas or chemical substances and that bursts when it is fired from a gun

  • tear gas canisters

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