canned heat

fuel packaged to be used in small cans for heating, as with chafing dishes or in portable stoves.

1915–20, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Only gas stoves, charcoal or canned heat may be used for cooking.
Only gas stoves, charcoal, or canned heat may be used for cooking.
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