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See definition of canister on Dictionary.com
  • as inpot
  • as inbin
  • as inpail
  • as inbucket
  • as incan
  • as incase
  • as incontainer

synonyms for canister

  • basin
  • bowl
  • bucket
  • can
  • cup
  • jar
  • jug
  • kettle
  • mug
  • pan
  • saucepan
  • urn
  • vessel
  • crock
  • crucible
  • pitcher
  • receptacle
  • tankard
  • bucket
  • jar
  • bottle
  • package
  • vessel
  • receptacle
  • cannikin
  • aluminum
  • tin
  • gunboat
  • gutbucket
  • pop top
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How to use canister in a sentence

As law enforcement moved protesters off the Capitol steps with flash bangs and canisters that released irritants, several demonstrators charged the officers.
WOMAN DIES AFTER SHOOTING IN U.S. CAPITOL; D.C. NATIONAL GUARD ACTIVATED AFTER MOB BREACHES BUILDINGWASHINGTON POST STAFFJANUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Amazon’s latest Echo looks markedly different—like an oversize shot put rather than the canister design of its predecessor.
HERE’S WHAT AMAZON’S NEW ECHO SPEAKERS ARE LIKEJONATHANVANIAN2015OCTOBER 22, 2020FORTUNE
In January 2019, Deep Isolation proved that canisters could not only be sent underground but also retrieved, should the DOE manage to create a permanent repository elsewhere at some later point and want to transfer material there.
FINDING HOMES FOR THE WASTE THAT WILL (PROBABLY) OUTLIVE HUMANITYKATIE MCLEANOCTOBER 21, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Lindsay Krall, a geochemist who researches nuclear waste burial at Stanford University, worries that the company’s canisters wouldn’t be buried deep enough to prevent waste from leaking into the biosphere.
FINDING HOMES FOR THE WASTE THAT WILL (PROBABLY) OUTLIVE HUMANITYKATIE MCLEANOCTOBER 21, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The waste would be stored in canisters, which would make it easy to retrieve and move once a permanent repository is finally decided upon.
FINDING HOMES FOR THE WASTE THAT WILL (PROBABLY) OUTLIVE HUMANITYKATIE MCLEANOCTOBER 21, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The reveillée of the sleeping Mexicans was the discharge of our two field-pieces loaded with canister.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
This time they were not met by the cavalrymen alone, but the cannon belched forth its deadly charge of canister in their faces.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Quick as thought, the two cannon were run forward and a storm of canister swept the bushes.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
The gunners at the batteries were quick to respond, and sent grape and canister across the stream.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
Birney wheeled his batteries into position, and opened with canister, and the Rebels fled to the shelter of the woods.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
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WORDS RELATED TO CANISTER

  • basket
  • box
  • canister
  • carton
  • case
  • crate
  • receptacle
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