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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)
a large metallic box designed to hold many smaller boxes or packages, and used for convenience in loading and unloading large quantities of freight, such as on ships, trains, or airplanes.
An item in which objects, materials or data can be stored or transported.
A very large, typically metal, box used for transporting goods (also cargo container).
(By extension) someone who holds people in their seats or in a (reasonably) calm state.
A container is any receptacle or enclosure for holding a product used in storage, packaging, and shipping. Things kept inside of a container are protected by being inside of its structure. The term is most frequently applied to devices made from materials that are durable and are usually at least partly rigid. A container can also be considered as a basic tool, consisting of any device creating a partially or fully enclosed space that can be used to contain, store, and transport objects or materials.
one who, or that which, contains
In computer science, a container is a class, a data structure, or an abstract data type whose instances are collections of other objects. In other words; they are used for storing objects in an organized way following specific access rules. The size of the container depends on the number of the objects it contains.The underlying implementation of various types of containers may vary in space and time complexity allowing for flexibility in choosing the right implementation for a given scenario.
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An article of transport equipment that meets American National Standards Institute/International Organization for Standardization standards that is designed to be transported by various modes of transportation. These containers are also designed to facilitate and optimize the carriage of goods by one or more modes of transportation
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Rank popularity for the word 'container' in Nouns Frequency: #2212
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The numerical value of container in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of container in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Examples of container in a Sentence
We have the same advice we had then, this is not the time to fill up every car you have and every container you have, we hate to see shortages and outages caused by drivers panicking and topping off their tanks.
In one container alone, we have found 762 pieces of ivory and 423 kilograms of pangolin scales, we are still investigating to find more culprits.
Taking into consideration that Lenise Martin III on Saturday eventually purchased the same container is one thing, however Lenise Martin III on Saturday puts it on Facebook to gain this notoriety and at the end of the day, it gives other people ideas that are not the best interest of public health.
Given the situation at the ports and the container shortages, sending product overseas isn't really an option.
You just take it back to the grocery store and stuff it into a container and it gets recycled.
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- контейнер, съдBulgarian
- contenidorCatalan, Valencian
- Gefäß, Behälter, Container, BehältnisGerman
- δοχείο, εμπορευματοκιβώτιοGreek
- recipiente, contenedorSpanish
- konteiner, mahutiEstonian
- kontti, säiliö, astiaFinnish
- récipient, container, conteneur, contenantFrench
- tartály, konténerHungarian
- recipiente, contenitoreItalian
- 容器, コンテナJapanese
- 그릇, 콘테이너, 용기, 容器Korean
- konteiner, containerNorwegian
- container, konteinarNorwegian Nynorsk
- pojemnik, kontenerPolish
- recipiente, contêinerPortuguese
- cutie, container, recipient, butelieRomanian
- вместилище, сосуд, ёмкость, тара, контейнерRussian
- kontejner, контејнерSerbo-Croatian
- kontejner, vsebnikSlovene
- kärl, behållare, containerSwedish
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