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A box or container; in anesthesiology, the container for carbon dioxide absorbent.
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Wherever there was a possibility of guns being laid for them unseen, a fresh canister of the black vapour was discharged, and where the guns were openly displayed the Heat-Ray was brought to bear.
He emptied his plate of meat and her plate into the frying pan, likewise the roll of butter and the slice on the table, and on top he poured the contents of the coffee canister. All this he carried into the back yard and dumped in the garbage can.
Finally, he made a start at the teapot, gustily rattled a quantity of tea into it from a canister, and set off for the common kitchen to fill it with hot water.
Major O'Dowd packing her own and her Major's wardrobe, and how his best epaulets had been stowed into a tea canister, whilst her own famous yellow turban, with the bird of paradise wrapped in brown paper, was locked up in the Major's tin cocked-hat case, and wondered what effect it would have at the French king's court at Ghent, or the great military balls at Brussels.
Autry: Composite canisters are a prime example of packaging utilizing source reduction and recycled content strategies.
(Differences in soil composition and texture generally manifest themselves through changes in soil color.) Investigators packaged these soil samples in labeled 35 millimeter (mm) film canisters, Additionally, they drafted a dimensional crime scene sketch that depicted rave locations and relevant landmarks.
NOS, or nitrous oxide, is commonly referred to as laughing gas and most commonly found in pressurised metal canisters.
'I spoke to a specialist regarding the case, who said there had been no instances of such canisters exploding before and they were not considered dangerous.
Players who want to call Air Strikes down on their enemies can find canisters from Floor Loot, Chests, Supply Drops, Vending Machines, and Llamas.
DAVAO CITY -- The City Government here has set its sight on the illegal sale of refillable butane canisters that are regulated items under Department of Energy (DOE) regulations, the city's information office said.