container container  /kən ˈteɪ nər/


  • (n) any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)

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  1. GPS game container mistaken for bomb

    A geocaching container was mistaken for a pipe bomb at Talking Water Gardens on Thursday afternoon, and an Oregon State Police bomb squad responded to detonate the device.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Albany Democrat-Herald

  2. Potter Logistics Implements CALIDUS WMS Container Management Module

    The Container Management Module for CALIDUS WMS interfaces with the warehouse management software to manage ISO containers that arrive daily by rail and road at the company’s 62-acre distribution centre and rail freight terminal in Selby, Yorkshire.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Logistics

  3. Intermodal Shipping Container is lightweight and collapsible.

    With polymer, plastic, or composite construction, Ferrini container helps conserve fuel, labor, and container yard rents; 3 collapsed containers can to be placed within footprint of one standard container. Product fully integrates into supply chain, offers several access points, and disassembles completely into 6 components: 2 doors, roof, floor, and 2 side panels. Offered in 20, 40, 45, 48, and ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: ThomasNet


  1. "They managed to take one of the tankers over the river. The second got stuck so they told villagers to come and take the diesel," Daud said. "Villagers rushed to the fuel tanker with any available container that they had, including water...
    on Sep 3, 2009 By: Mohammad Daoud Khan Source: AFP

  2. "Why waste a container when you can refill it? And why buy more of something than you can use? We behaved as she did in the Second World War, we reused everything, we refilled everything and we recycled all we could," Roddick wrote.
    on Sep 10, 2007 By: Anita Roddick Source: Forbes

  3. MIT President Paul Martin said, "We could not have a better partner than Maher to establish the Maher Melford Terminal as a strategic gateway for cargo moving between Asia and North America. Maher's most recent experience in container terminal...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Paul Martin Source: CNW Group (press release)

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