Meaning of CONTAINER in English

CONTAINER

(~s)

1.

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

...the plastic ~s in which fish are stored and sold.

N-COUNT: usu supp N

2.

A ~ 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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