[ kuh n-tey-nuh-rahyz ]
/ kənˈteɪ nəˌraɪz /

verb (used with object), con·tain·er·ized, con·tain·er·iz·ing.

to package (freight) in uniform, sealed containers for shipment.
to perform (a materials-handling operation) with the help of containerization.
to make suitable for a containerization system.

verb (used without object), con·tain·er·ized, con·tain·er·iz·ing.

to adopt containerization.
Also especially British, con·tain·er·ise.

Origin of containerize

Related forms

non·con·tain·er·ized, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for containerize



/ (kənˈteɪnəˌraɪz) /

verb (tr)

to convey (cargo) in standard-sized containers
to adapt (a port or transportation system) to the use of standard-sized containers

Derived Forms

containerization or containerisation, noun
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