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canned heat

noun
1.
fuel packaged to be used in small cans for heating, as with chafing dishes or in portable stoves.
Origin of canned heat
1915-1920
1915-20, Americanism
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  • canned heat is alcohol combined with other substances into a cake about the consistency of hard soap.

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