Adjective "Jerrycan" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Jerrycan


    Definition:

    1. Also called blitz can. Military. a narrow, flat-sided, 5-gallon (19-liter) container for fluids, as fuel.

    2. British. a can with a capacity of 4½ imperial gallons (

    5.4 U.S. gallons or 20.4 liters).

    Origin:
    jerry can

    Examples:

    "gasolines can be jerrycan."