Adjective "container" definition and examples

(Container may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/kənˈteɪnə/

Definitions and examples

noun

An object for holding or transporting something.
  1. 'Mix fresh cream and transfer the mixture in an airtight container and place in freezer.'
  2. 'It is packed in an airtight container such as a foil pouch to prevent it from absorbing moisture.'
  3. 'Let cool and serve or store in small airtight containers for up to one month.'
  4. 'There are a few important considerations when gardening in pots and containers.'
  5. 'Yogurt pots and cream containers with drainage holes punched in their undersides make perfect plant pots.'
  6. 'How we're going to transport all these pots and containers to give us a good start.'
  7. 'In addition I collect all the plastic bottles and containers and take them to the community recycling centre.'
  8. 'One by one she poured the water back into the bowl from the glass containers.'
  9. 'The jewelry she owned was displayed in a glass container in the corner of her closet.'
  10. 'These can even be stored in an airtight container and served later as a teatime snack.'
  11. as modifier 'a container lorry'
  12. 'The container can be designed to avoid sinking through the partial melt so that its location remains fixed and known.'
  13. 'Changes would include lowering tracks so new larger containers could get under bridges and flyovers.'
  14. 'Smaller items are packed into shipping containers for the trip back to Australia.'
  15. 'Trucks loaded with boxes and containers drove out of an army base on the outskirts of town.'
  16. 'The cranes attach to the top of the containers and pick them up like a magnet lifting paper clips.'
  17. 'Opening titles intercut with images of huge metal containers piled high at a dock.'
  18. 'The change over from box cars to containers was now complete, there is not one piece of track at the new shed!'
  19. 'A container lorry which had been at the front of the line of traffic also left the scene without stopping.'
  20. 'He said the machine will reduce the risks that go with carrying oil and greases in drums and containers.'
  21. 'It would take him about 10 minutes to walk round the vessel and check the containers.'

More definitions

1. anything that contains or can contain something, as a carton, box, crate, or can.

2. a large, vanlike, reuseable box for consolidating smaller crates or cartons into a single shipment, designed for easy and fast loading and unloading of freight.

More examples(as adjective)

"berths can be container."

"companies can be container."

"vessels can be container."

"ships can be container."

"fees can be container."

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