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con·tai·ner

(kŏn-tā'nĕr)
A receptacle in which anything is confined.
[L. contineo, to hold together]

container

(kŏn-tā′nĕr)
A receptacle for storing a medical specimen or supplies. Use of sterile disposable containers for collecting specimens is recommended, since contamination of the container may alter the results of the specimen analysis and therefore interfere with the diagnosis.
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As part of its loss-prevention activity; Zurich will monitor the condition of containers, and it sometimes requests below-deck stowage.
In addition, some of these robots have inverted mounts so that they can reach directly into the bottom of the container without the need for an extension arm.
Encased in a standard shipping container, the 8 x 8 x 20 foot shelter is essentially a new operating room in a box for a combat support hospital that can be ready for patients in as little as a half hour, said Steve Reichard, program manager for the shelter at the U.
Reduce the motor speed of the stirrer as the container is drawn down.
Debunking the image of convenience stores as havens for excessive packaging and waste, Stewart's sells all its own brand of beverages in refillable, returnable containers.
One of the strangest examples they encountered involves a cylindrical container with a bulge encircling its waist (see diagram).
CommerceGuard is the first global supply chain system that deters and detects theft, smuggling and international terrorism by integrating container security devices (CSDs) within a global information network.
OVERVIEW 41 Demand by Region 41 Demand by Product 45 Bags & Pouches 47 Paperboard Containers 50 Plastic Containers 53 Metal Containers 56 Glass Containers 59 Demand by Market 62 Grain Mill Products 64 Dairy Products 66 Fruits & Vegetables 68 Baked Goods 71 Meat & Related Products 73 Other Foods 74 IV.
Alexander's Machine Shop, Fort Worth, Texas, makes containers to meet customer orders, but CEO Ronnie Alexander says his customers do have their favorite specifications.
New 140-ton clamp force, electric unit for wide-mouth PET containers has up to 14 cavities and runs a dry cycle time of 3 sec.
The location will determine what types of containers and plants will thrive and look appropriate, experts say.
Available in two sizes, each with a flat top and side-entry door, the Slim: Jims can be placed tinder desks and tables, between, pieces of office equipment, and in smaller rooms where bigger storage containers will not fit.