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
Make displaying them easy by dropping a simple plastic container into a hip Appetite Bucket ($16–$36 at appetiteshop.com), made of fabric screen-printed by hand in Portland and finished with leather handles.
Aerial surveillance showed floodwaters never reached the containers, EPA’s Coleman said, but further assessment is needed.
Please do not bring weapons of any kind, outside food or drinks, glass containers, fireworks or explosives.
The police have forbidden all weapons, backpacks, containers, liquids, torches, lanterns and other items.
Regular trash is put into garbage containers, recyclable materials are put into recycle bins, and anything of value is given to the Hammond Port Authority office.
Mix 1 oz coarsely ground beans with 8 oz cold water in an airtight container (like a mason jar) and refrigerate for 12 to 24 hours, says Sam Lewontin, co-owner of New York City's Everyman Espresso.
Standardized shipping containers, for instance, have made international commerce far more efficient.
On the city’s north side, away from the Expo’s exhibits, a series of diesel trains, each pulling dozens of containers, roll through the old railway station.
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