Meaning of CONTAINER in English


kənˈtānə(r) noun

( -s )

: one that contains: as

a. : a receptacle (as a box or jar) or a formed or flexible covering for the packing or shipment of articles, goods, or commodities

b. : a portable usually metal compartment in which freight is placed for convenience of movement especially on railroad container cars

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