jerrycan


jerrycan
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  • jerrycan — ou jerricane [ (d)ʒerikan ] n. m. VAR. jerrican • 1949; jerrican, 1944 ; mot angl., de Jerry, surnom donné aux Allemands, et can « récipient » ♦ Anglic. Bidon quadrangulaire à poignée, d environ 20 litres, utilisé pour la manutention et la… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • jerrycan — [jer′ē kan΄] n. 〚< jerry, short for jeroboam + CAN2〛 a large, flat can for holding liquids, esp. gasoline: also jerry can or jerrican * * * …   Universalium

  • jerrycan — (also jerrican) ► NOUN ▪ a large flat sided metal container for storing or transporting liquids. ORIGIN from JERRY(Cf. ↑Jerry) + CAN(Cf. ↑canner), because such containers were first used in Germany …   English terms dictionary

  • jerrycan — [jer′ē kan΄] n. [< jerry, short for jeroboam + CAN2] a large, flat can for holding liquids, esp. gasoline: also jerry can or jerrican …   English World dictionary

  • Jerrycan — Jerrycans A jerrycan is a robust fuel container originally made from pressed steel. It was designed in Germany in the 1930s for military use to hold 20 litres of fuel. The development of the Jerrycan was a huge improvement on earlier designs,… …   Wikipedia

  • jerrycan — UK [ˈdʒerɪˌkæn] / US noun [countable] Word forms jerrycan : singular jerrycan plural jerrycans a metal container with flat sides and a handle, used especially for carrying petrol …   English dictionary

  • jerrycan — n. (also jerrican) a kind of (orig. German) petrol or water can. Etymology: JERRY + CAN(2) * * * jerrycan see jerrican …   Useful english dictionary

  • jerrycan — noun a robust fuel container made from pressed steel …   Wiktionary

  • jerrycan — jer|ry|can [ dʒeri,kæn ] noun count a metal container with flat sides and a handle, used especially for carrying gas …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • jerrycan — n. large container for holding liquids …   English contemporary dictionary

  • jerrycan — (also jerrican) noun a large flat sided metal container for storing or transporting liquids. Origin Second World War: from Jerry + can2, because such containers were first used in Germany …   English new terms dictionary


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