Meaning of CONTAINER in English

CONTAINER

transcription, транскрипция: [ kənteɪnə(r) ]

( containers)

1.

A container is something such as a box or bottle that is used to hold or store things in.

...the plastic containers in which fish are stored and sold.

N-COUNT : usu supp N

2.

A container is a very large metal or wooden box used for transporting goods so that they can be loaded easily onto ships and lorries.

N-COUNT : usu N of n

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