Container

What is Container ?

Container is (noun) 1. an object such as a box or bottle which holds something else We need a container for all this rubbish. The gas is shipped in strong metal containers. 2. a special very large case for easy loading onto a large vehicle or ship The crane was loading the containers onto the ship. We had our furniture shipped out to Singapore in a container.

 

source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level