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can·is·ter

(kan'is-ter),
A box or container; in anesthesiology, the container for carbon dioxide absorbent.
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The Atrix Canister Vacuum has a three stage, high efficiency HEPA filtration system which enables it to capture and contain fine particles such as dust and pet dander.
He said: "We were relocating our hazardous materials cupboard to the other side of the workshop when we found the canister behind it.
Paul Malekin, defending, told the court how Smart's family were given the canister to protect their daughter from being terrorised by a gang of bullies.
Promotional activities, still being developed, will include an infomercial (primarily on both coasts, stronger canister markets) and Web site information.
The truck, with the four other canisters, was found parked in East Los Angeles on Friday.
If organic compounds from Earth found their way into a storage canister, they could confound analysis of the samples.
Three children will be chosen to be on the 90-count canister labels, and countless others will be honored for their achievements on the Boogie Wipes web site.
For added value, Multisorb's StabilOx System combines the protection of its StabilOx Canisters with the reliability of its APA-9000 StabilOx Canister Dispenser, offering an unparalleled system for reliability and ease.
The new Coffee Vault storage canister features the patented Friis Freshness Valve that automatically releases CO2 gases generated by the coffee roasting process.
The 26-year-old who has not been named, pierced the canister, but the heat from the cooking appears to have caused the canister to explode.
Consequently, the authors of this paper were interested in determining if pulling an oxygen canister on a small, wheeled cart would be more advantageous than carrying the oxygen canister over the shoulder in patients with COPD who are on long-term oxygen therapy use.
CANISTER VACUUMS, WHICH HAVE been a somewhat stagnant floor care category, are again sucking up sales, driven by an injection of new technology, new players in this older ballpark and a higher-end consumer push.