Container meaning

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A receptacle, such as a carton, can, or jar, in which material is held or carried.
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A large reusable receptacle that can accommodate smaller cartons or cases in a single shipment, designed for efficient handling of cargo.
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A thing that contains or can contain something; box, crate, can, jar, etc.
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A huge, standardized metal container for use in containerization.
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(1) Any data structure that holds one or more different types of data. See metafile and OLE.
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An item in which objects, materials or data can be stored or transported.
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A very large, typically metal, box used for transporting goods (also cargo container).
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(computing, graphical user interface) Any user interface component that can hold further (child) components.
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(by extension) Someone who holds people in their seats or in a (reasonably) calm state.
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(computing) A file format that can hold various types of data.
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