Definition of containerization
: a shipping method in which a large amount of material (such as merchandise) is packaged into large standardized containers
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Many in the shipping industry regarded containerization as a concept with little potential; McLean was, after all, an outsider unfamiliar with the industry’s storied traditions.
Ceiling was eventually replaced by containerization, and Mr. Browne closed the business in the 1960s.
OpenShift Container Platform, now at version 3.5, is Red Hat's containerization-as-a-service offering.
All this began to change with containerization, as goods were no longer shipped loose but packed into containers that stacked efficiently, and transferred easily between ships and trucks and trains.
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