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Noun cannister has 1 sense
  1. canister, cannister, tin - metal container for storing dry foods such as tea or flour
    --1 is a kind of container

Definitions from the Web



1. A cylindrical container, often made of metal, used for storing and transporting various substances.

Example sentence: Please store the coffee beans in an airtight cannister to preserve their flavor.

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2. A small decorative container, often made of glass or ceramic, used for holding spices, condiments, or other small items.

Example sentence: The kitchen counter was adorned with beautiful ceramic cannisters filled with different colored spices.

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1. To pack or store something in a cannister.

Example sentence: The soldiers cannistered their supplies carefully before heading out for their mission.


1. Popular; well-liked by a large number of people.

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1. Commonly known or used in a specific area or community.

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