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jerry can

a flat-sided can with a capacity of between 4.5 and 5 gallons used for storing or transporting liquids, esp motor fuel: originally a German design adopted by the British Army during World War II

jerry can

[′jer·ē ‚kan]
(ordnance)
A 5-gallon (19-liter), flat-sided, narrow can adapted from a German-made can, easily stacked and transported, and adapted by special openings for discharging fuel.
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The man started a second round of drinking, but the jerrican was empty.
Limited Tenders are invited for Supply Of Picket Angle Iron,CGI Sheet, Fiber plain Sheet, Jerrican HDPE 20 Ltrs, Angle iron picket, GI Elbow reducer, Stop Cock Brass, GI Elbow, GI Tee, Socket, Bib Cock Brass,Electronic/Chlorine dosing pump, GI Pipe.
beaucoup moins que]Un jerrican de 30 l de carburant est vendu aux frontieres a 750 da.
Limited Tenders are invited for Supply Of 240 Hdpe Jerricans Of 30-35 Ltrs Make- Sintex/Unitex/Poycon
D'autre part, au cours d'une patrouille pedestre, les gardes-frontieres d'Abdallah (Tlemcen) ont recupere dix jerricans dans lesquels etait dissimulee une quantite de 139 kg de kif traite, abandonnee par des narcotrafiquants, pres du trace frontalier dans la circonscription communale de Beni Boussaid.
En longeant cet itineraire menant a TanTan, des bidons, des bouteilles et des jerricans sont exhibes sur la chaussee a qui voudrait s'alimenter en carburant detourne.
Many share informal tented settlements with Syrian refugees or are hosted by relatives in Hermel, in north-eastern Lebanon, where the ICRC has provided them with mattresses, blankets, hygiene items, tarpaulins, kitchen sets, jerricans and one-month rations of food, the statement said.
The package for the victims include 200 blankets, 150 mats, 200 tents and 50 Jerricans for drinking water.
Current relief package of three trucks includes 200 tents, 200 blankets, 150 mats and 50 Jerricans for drinking water.
Drinking water gallons, folding chairs, and lubricant jerricans, etc.
The company's products were as important in the making of jerricans, tanks, mine detectors, naval gun parts, pontoon bridges, steel lifeboats and Sten guns.
The main types of containers used by both producers and traders to handle milk were plastic jerricans (recycled cooking oil containers, of capacity 3 to 20 litres).