What is container?

  • (noun): 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).

Some articles on container:

Shipping Portal - See Also
... Container terminal Containerization Intermodal container List of busiest container ports List of ship companies Merchant vessel ...
SECU (container)
... SECU, Stora Enso Cargo Unit, is a type of intermodal container (shipping container) built to transport bulk cargo like paper on railway and ship ... A SECU looks like a standard 40-foot ISO Container but is bigger, measuring 13.8×3.6×3.6 m (45×12×12 ft) and which can carry 80 tonnes (79 long tons 88 short tons ... ft) size and 26.5-tonne (26.1-long-ton 29.2-short-ton) capacity of an ISO Container ...
Liquid - Introduction
... A liquid can flow, assume the shape of a container, and, if placed in a sealed container, will distribute applied pressure evenly to every surface in the ... another liquid, will not always fill every space in the container, forming its own surface, and will not compress significantly, except under extremely high pressures ...
Spill Pallet - UK Legislation
... In the UK, you cannot store a container of oil or fuel outside unless it is bunded in a secondary containment item (Oil Storage Regulations 2001) ... This means that if the container of oil leaks, it will be contained within the bund ... The secondary containment item must be able to hold 110% of the largest container above.For further information on Legislation and Regulations Although there ...
Container - Computing
... Container format (digital), a special class of computer file used for audio/video data Container (data structure), an abstract data type in computer programming Container (Type ...

Famous quotes containing the word container:

    A book is simply the container of an idea—like a bottle; what is inside the book is what matters.
    Angela Carter (1940–1992)

    Now here this, now here this. Reveille. I repeat, reveille. Attention all hands. Because another cigarette butt has been found in the container of the Captain’s palm tree, there will be no movies again tonight. That is all.
    Frank S. Nugent (1908–1965)