Meaning of CONTAINER in English

CONTAINER

noun

1 box, bottle, etc.

ADJECTIVE

▪ airtight , closed , sealed , waterproof ( esp. AmE ), watertight ( esp. BrE )

▪ insulated

▪ empty

▪ full

▪ shallow

▪ disposable , reusable

▪ childproof

▪ suitable

Tubes are the ideal ~ for paint as air is excluded.

▪ special

▪ shipping

▪ storage

▪ aluminium/aluminum , cardboard , glass , metal , plastic , steel , Tupperware™ , wooden

▪ food , milk , water

VERB + CONTAINER

▪ fill

Fill the ~ with water.

▪ store sth in

CONTAINER + VERB

▪ contain sth , hold sth

a ~ holding five gallons

CONTAINER + NOUN

▪ garden , plant (both AmE )

PREPOSITION

▪ in a/the ~

Keep the seeds in an airtight ~.

▪ ~ for

childproof ~s for dangerous substances

▪ ~ of

a ~ of milk

2 large metal box for transporting goods

ADJECTIVE

▪ empty

▪ full

▪ bulk , cargo , freight , shipping

CONTAINER + VERB

▪ contain sth , hold sth

~s holding shipments of bananas

CONTAINER + NOUN

▪ lorry ( BrE ), ship

▪ port

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