What does container mean?

Definitions for container
kənˈteɪ nərcon·tain·er

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word container.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. container(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)

GCIDE

  1. Container(n.)

    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.

Wiktionary

  1. container(Noun)

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

  2. container(Noun)

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

  3. container(Noun)

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

Wikipedia

  1. Container

    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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Container(noun)

    one who, or that which, contains

Freebase

  1. Container

    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.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. container

    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

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'container' in Nouns Frequency: #2212

How to pronounce container?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say container in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of container in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of container in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of container in a Sentence

  1. Thomas Reiter:

    During the week we picked out the things from the food container that each person liked the most for a Friday or Saturday evening and then had a bit better food.

  2. Ana Suda:

    He looked at me, and he asked me where I was born, so, I look at him, and I say, 'Are you serious?' He's like, 'I am very serious.'/* global CNN, Modernizr */'use strict';CNN.INJECTOR.executeFeature('video').then(function () {CNN.VideoPlayer.handleUnmutePlayer = function handleUnmutePlayer(containerId, dataObj) {'use strict';var playerInstance,playerPropertyObj,rememberTime,unmuteCTA,unmuteIdSelector = 'unmute_' + containerId,isPlayerMute;dataObj = dataObj || {};if (CNN.VideoPlayer.getLibraryName(containerId) === 'fave') {playerInstance = FAVE.player.getInstance(containerId) || null;} else {playerInstance = containerId }isPlayerMute = (typeof dataObj.muted === 'boolean') ? dataObj.muted : false;if (CNN.VideoPlayer.playerProperties }if (playerPropertyObj.mute playerInstance.unmute();if (unmuteCTA.length > 0) {unmuteCTA.removeClass('video__unmute--active').addClass('video__unmute--inactive');unmuteCTA.off('click');rememberTime = 0;if (rememberTime 0) {$vidEndSlate.find('.l-container').html('');$vidEndSlate.removeClass('video__end-slate--inactive').addClass('video__end-slate--active');}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: 'none',video: 'us/2018/05/22/border-patrol-speaking-spanish-panel-lemon-ctn-sot.cnn',width: '100%',height: '100%',section: 'domestic',profile: 'expansion',network: 'cnn',markupId: 'body-text_29',theoplayer: {allowNativeFullscreen: true},adsection: 'const-article-inpage',frameWidth: '100%',frameHeight: '100%',posterImageOverride: {.

  3. Commerce Department:

    The lack of objections would indicate the product is not available from U.S. sources. The DS Container requests received no objections and thus were granted.

  4. Roger Bradshaw:

    Simply to have an EU container market would not work, but we have done some work on appropriate benchmarks for broader container markets, we have discussed the platform with interested exchanges. We are still awaiting their agreement to progress to the next level to commercialise this, given the very positive support from producers, growers, end users, refiners and trade houses.

  5. Yasmin Hurd:

    A lot of CBD that is available to the public[has] inaccurate information as to what is actually in the container, and may even be contaminated with toxins.

Images & Illustrations of container

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