Definition of Container

1. Noun. Any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another).




Definition of Container

1. n. One who, or that which, contains.

Definition of Container

1. Noun. An item in which objects, materials or data can be stored or transported. ¹

2. Noun. A very large, typically metal, box used for transporting goods (also cargo container). ¹

3. Noun. (By extension) someone who holds people in their seats or in a (reasonably) calm state. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Container

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Container

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contagious disease
contagious distribution
contagious ecthyma
contagious ecthyma virus of sheep
contagious pustular dermatitis
contagious pustular stomatitis virus
contagiously
contagiousness
contagium
contain
containable
containant
containants
contained
container (current term)
container-deposit
container ship
container ships
container vessel
containerboard
containerboards
containerful
containerfuls
containerisation
containerise
containerised
containerises
containerising
containerizable

Literary usage of Container

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Pay-As-You-Throw: Lessons Learned about Unit Pricing of Municipal Solid Waste by Janice L. Canterbury (1996)
"container Options Communities that decide to design a volume-based unit pricing ... In some cases, container type will dictate the rate structure and ..."

2. Biosafety in the Laboratory: Prudent Practices for the Handling and Disposal by National Research Council (U. S.) (1989)
"Material shall be placed in a securely closed, watertight container (primary container ... which shall be enclosed in a second, durable watertight container ..."

3. Proceedings by Natural Gas Association of America, Modern Language Association of America (1917)
"A rubber gasket on the bottom edge and one under the wing nut will make this an ideal container for gauge charts for use in regulator pits or other places ..."

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