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can•is•ter



Pronunciation: (kan'u-stur), [key]
n.
1. a small box or jar, often one of a kitchen set, for holding tea, coffee, flour, and sugar.
2. Also called can'ister shot". See case shot.
3. the part of a gas mask containing the neutralizing substances through which poisoned air is filtered.

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