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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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manufacturing applications, which included fiber for carpet and apparel, strapping, sheet, film, food and non-food containers.
However, it is generally not desirable to pinch below the handle on the container sidewall.
Sea-going container facilities have been built in Saskatchewan, including the opening of Moose Jaw's MCS Agri-Terminals in 2003.
The Podocarpus family has a botanical kinship with that group of classic container plants known as cycads.
In a hostile environment, container management is sometimes a lower priority than other critical mission items," he said.
Customs and Border Protection's largest and most powerful scanning inspection unit, the "Eagle" Mobile Sea Container X-Ray System, tan penetrate more than a foot of steel.
The container is so easy to rig that no training for soldiers is required.
To prevent water seeping into a container, make sure all its gaskets, seals and bolts are in place.
The battle for container cargo is part of a bigger competition to build the most efficient South Florida intermodal system for the transfer of cargo between ships, trucks, trains, warehouses and airplanes.
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.
The goal here is to push for simpler, more forgiving container types.
And lastly, with regard to the above-mentioned restructuring of the Oji Group's corrugated container business, a total investment of JPY 20 billion ($US 163 million) will be required, with the restructuring expected to result in an annual profit improvement of JPY 5 billion.