Associations to the word «Container»


CONTAINER, noun. An item in which objects, materials or data can be stored or transported.
CONTAINER, noun. A very large, typically metal, box used for transporting goods (also cargo container).
CONTAINER, noun. (by extension) someone who holds people in their seats or in a (reasonably) calm state.
CONTAINER, noun. (computing) A file format that can hold various types of data.
CONTAINER, noun. (computing) (GUI) Any user interface component that can hold further (child) components.
CONTAINER CRANE, noun. A kind of dockside gantry crane found at container terminals for loading and unloading intermodal containers from container ships.
CONTAINER SHIP, noun. (nautical) A cargo vessel designed to carry cargo prepacked into containers
CONTAINER SHIPS, noun. Plural of container ship

Dictionary definition

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).

Wise words

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Friedrich Nietzsche