container definition

  • noun:
    • A receptacle, particularly a carton, can, or container, in which product is held or carried.
    • a big reusable receptacle that may accommodate smaller cartons or instances in one single delivery, created for efficient management of cargo.
    • something in which objects, materials or information may be saved or transported.
    • a rather big, typically material, package employed for transporting items (also cargo container).
    • an individual who keeps individuals in their chairs or perhaps in a (reasonably) relaxed condition.
    • One who, or what, contains; specifically, an artifactual object that is built to contain some substance or solid material, item or things, particularly for convenience in transporting the contained objects.
    • a large metallic package built to hold numerous smaller bins or bundles, and employed for convenience in running and unloading large volumes of freight, including on ships, trains, or airplanes.
    • One who or that which contains.
    • any item that can be used to keep things (especially a big material boxlike item of standard dimensions that may be packed in one kind of transport to some other)

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