Examples from the Web for container
After walking block after block holding that container, he had suddenly discarded it and was now clutching a gun.
They should be brought out one at a time and used immediately, rather than possibly leaving a container open.Kids Eat the Darndest Things: Laundry Pods, Teething Necklaces, and More Of The Weirdest Stuff Sending Kids to the E.R.|Russell Saunders|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We fill every container, bucket and bathtub in the house and it lasts us until the next time.
As a test, Sun shipped over a container stuffed with apparel made in his home province.
Why is it that Greek Gods honey-flavored Greek yogurt seems wholesome, even though each 24-ounce container has 99 grams of sugar?
Tentatively he pulled at the container cover, it was as firm as if it had been welded on.Warning from the Stars|Ron Cocking
I suggest that as soon as we have dug a deep hole in the desert the hood and container be buried and forgotten about.The Ethical Engineer|Henry Maxwell Dempsey
Again he filled the container and rode back to his friend, who was delighted.Captured by the Arabs|James H. Foster
Soak overnight, and next morning put the beans in the container, cover, and leave them in a warm place.Let's Use Soybeans|Anonymous
After they are in place the container may be filled with denatured alcohol, and the burners lighted and placed under the boiler.Boys' Book of Model Boats|Raymond Francis Yates
British Dictionary definitions for container
- a large cargo-carrying standard-sized container that can be loaded from one mode of transport to another
- (as modifier)a container port; a container ship
Word Origin and History for container
mid-15c., agent noun from contain.