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[kuh n-tey-nuh-rahyz]
verb (used with object), con·tain·er·ized, con·tain·er·iz·ing.
  1. to package (freight) in uniform, sealed containers for shipment.
  2. to perform (a materials-handling operation) with the help of containerization.
  3. to make suitable for a containerization system.
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verb (used without object), con·tain·er·ized, con·tain·er·iz·ing.
  1. to adopt containerization.
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Also especially British, con·tain·er·ise.

Origin of containerize

Related formsnon·con·tain·er·ized, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for non-containerized



verb (tr)
  1. to convey (cargo) in standard-sized containers
  2. to adapt (a port or transportation system) to the use of standard-sized containers
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Derived Formscontainerization or containerisation, noun
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