HyperDic: container

English > 1 sense of the word container:
NOUNartifactcontainerany 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)
container > pronunciation
RhymesAfrikaner ... yawner: 180 rhymes with ner...
English > container: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAny 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).
NarrowerDumpsterA container designed to receive and transport and dump waste
bagA flexible container with a single opening
bag, handbag, pocketbook, purseA container used for carrying money and small personal items or accessories (especially by women)
basket, handbasketA container that is usually woven and has handles
binA container
bowl, pipe bowlA small round container that is open at the top for holding tobacco
boxA (usually rectangular) container
bread-bin, breadboxA container used to keep bread or cake in
bunkerA large container for storing fuel
can, tin, tin canairtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc.
canister, cannister, tinmetal container for storing dry foods such as tea or flour
capsuleA small container
cargo containerA large container for freight
caseA portable container for carrying several objects
case, display case, showcase, vitrineA glass container used to store and display items in a shop or museum or home
cassetteA container that holds a magnetic tape used for recording or playing sound or video
cupA small open container usually used for drinking
cylinderA cylindrical container for oxygen or compressed air
dice cup, dice boxA small container (open at one end) in which dice are shaken by hand and from which they are thrown
dishA piece of dishware normally used as a container for holding or serving food
dispenserA container so designed that the contents can be used in prescribed amounts
drawerA boxlike container in a piece of furniture
emptyA container that has been emptied
envelopeA flat (usually rectangular) container for a letter, thin package, etc.
glass, drinking glassA container for holding liquids / liquids while drinking
grab bagA container from which a person draws a wrapped item at random without knowing the contents
magnetic bottlecontainer consisting of any configuration of magnetic fields used to contain a plasma during controlled thermonuclear reactions
mailerA container for something to be mailed
manger, troughA container (usually in a barn or stable) from which cattle or horses feed
measureA container of some standard capacity that is used to obtain fixed amounts of a substance
mold, mould, castcontainer into which liquid / liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens
package, parcelA wrapped container
panshallow container made of metal
pod, fuel podA detachable container of fuel on an airplane
pot, flowerpotA container in which plants are cultivated
powder horn, powder flaskcontainer for carrying gunpowder
receptacleA container that is used to put or keep things in
reliquaryA container where religious relics are stored or displayed (especially relics of saints)
saltcellarA small container for holding salt at the dining table
savings bank, coin bank, money box, bankA container (usually with a slot in the top) for keeping money at home
scuttle, coal scuttlecontainer for coal
shakerA container in which something can be shaken
spoonA piece of cutlery with a shallow bowl-shaped container and a handle
storage ringcontainer consisting of a set of magnets set in a doughnut-shaped ring around which charged particles from an accelerator can be kept circulating until they are used
thimbleA small metal cap to protect the finger while sewing / sewing
time capsulecontainer for preserving historical records to be discovered at some future time
vesselAn object used as a container (especially for liquids / liquids)
wastepaper basket, waste-paper basket, wastebasket, waste basket, circular fileA container with an open top
watering can, watering potA container with a handle and a spout with a perforated nozzle
wheeled vehicleA vehicle that moves on wheels and usually has a container for transporting things or people
workbasket, workbox, workbagcontainer for holding implements and materials for work (especially for sewing)
Broaderinstrumentality, instrumentationAn artifact (or system of artifacts) that is instrumental in accomplishing some end
Spanishcontenedor, envase, recipiente
Catalancontenidor, envàs, recipient
Verbscontaincontain or hold
containerize, containerisepackage in a container

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