Examples of container in a Sentence
The tea leaves come in a small metal container.
bowls, boxes, jars, and other containers
The shipment of tools arrived at the dock in cargo containers yesterday.
Recent Examples of container from the Web
The restriction would not apply to packages with multiple containers, like six-packs or cases.
The incident occurred around 8:30 p.m. Sunday when someone entered the store in the 11700 block of Beltsville Drive in Beltsville with a container filled with liquid and lit it on fire, a statement from the fire department said.
A freight container impedes a gas station entrance.
In the photo, Prince is in her shoe room, surrounded by hundreds of clear plastic containers, each showcasing a pair.
The chef, who goes by Negishsan, can be heard frying the tempura, and a few moments later Watanabe has managed to fit it all, even the long green beans, inside a Styrofoam container secured with a rubber band.
Since its founding in 2013, AFM has traveled to Africa for 16 missions, collected and shipped containers filled with bunker gear and training materials for fire stations in Africa and taken volunteers to Africa to provide training.
Backpacks for students are stuffed with glue sticks, crayons, pens and pencils, notebooks, composition books, pencil sharpeners and a container for supplies.
Visitors with open containers of alcohol can go anywhere within the fairgrounds fence, according to Alice Archer, the secretary-treasurer of the fair board.
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CONTAINER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of container for English Language Learners
: an object (such as a box or can) that can hold something
: a large box that goods are placed in so that they can be moved from one place to another on a ship, airplane, train, or truck
CONTAINER Defined for Kids
Definition of container for Students
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