American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A receptacle, such as a carton, can, or jar, in which material is held or carried.
- n. A large reusable receptacle that can accommodate smaller cartons or cases in a single shipment, designed for efficient handling of cargo.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which contains.
- n. An item in which objects, materials or data can be stored or transported.
- n. A very large, typically metal, box used for transporting goods (also cargo container).
- n. By extension someone who holds people in their seats or in a (reasonably) calm state.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One who, or that which, contains; particularly, an artifactual object that is designed to contain some fluid or solid material, object or objects, especially for convenience in transporting the contained objects.
- 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.
- n. 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)
- to contain + -er (Wiktionary)
“Humidity within the container is the only "negative" ...... couches and mattress material might get a bit of mildew.”
“Not mine though, half the container is already gone.”
“If they get the real award, then the container is absolute separate from the content.”
“As you may know, the container is the key to the vast new technology of freight transportation.”
“Image depicts Le Whif Chocolate, but the container is similar to the coffee version”
“Yes, the container is in public view, but so is the glovebox on a convertible.”
“I wonder if someone who has taken antibotics perscribed for their wife, or transfers perscription drugs from the non-original container, is disqualified?”
“That container is then modified based on the company and product (Think of it as how some bottled waters are in very similar containers and only the label is different.)”
“The container is clearly labeled "sugar" and Grace believes that it is sugar.”
“One container is sliced to open the space, providing room for glass walls that let in natural light.”
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For nonporous surfaces.
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