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Canteen

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Noun

1. canteen

a flask for carrying water; used by soldiers or travelers

2. canteen

sells food and personal items to personnel at an institution or school or camp etc.

3. canteen, mobile canteen

a restaurant outside; often for soldiers or policemen

4. canteen

a recreation room in an institution

5. canteen

restaurant in a factory; where workers can eat

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Canteen

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noun
1. 
a restaurant attached to a factory, school, etc, providing meals for large numbers of people
2. 
a. 
a small shop that provides a limited range of items, such as toilet requisites, to a military unit
b. 
a recreation centre for military personnel
3. 
a soldier's eating and drinking utensils
4. 
a temporary or mobile stand at which food is provided
5. 
a. 
a box in which a set of cutlery is laid out
b. 
the cutlery itself
6. 
a flask or canister for carrying water or other liquids, as used by soldiers or travellers

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Canteen

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noun
1. 
Post Exchange
2. 
a place outside a military camp where refreshments and entertainment are provided for members of the armed forces
3. 
a. 
a place where refreshments can be obtained, as by employees or visitors
b. 
such a place serving as a social center, as for teenagers
4. 
a place where cooked food is dispensed to people in distress, as in a disaster area
5. 
a small metal or plastic flask, usually encased in canvas, for carrying drinking water
6. 
a military kit formerly used to carry cooking equipment

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Canteen

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n.
1.
a. A snack bar or small cafeteria, as on a military installation.
b. A recreational facility, bar, or small general store formerly established for the patronage of soldiers.
2. A recreation hall or social club where refreshments are available.
3. A temporary or mobile eating place, especially one set up in an emergency.
4. A usually metal container for carrying drinking water, as on a hike.
5.
a. A box with compartments for carrying cooking gear and eating utensils.
b. A soldier's mess kit.
6. Chiefly British A box used to store silverware.

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