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container

See also: Container

EnglishEdit

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A container (sense 2)

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contain +‎ -er

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container (plural containers)

  1. An item in which objects, materials or data can be stored or transported.
  2. A very large, typically metal, box used for transporting goods (also cargo container).
  3. (by extension) someone who holds people in their seats or in a (reasonably) calm state.
  4. (computing) A file format that can hold various types of data.
    • 2011, Cory Altheide, Harlan Carvey, Digital Forensics with Open Source Tools (page 187)
      As the MP4 container can store audio, video, or both, the M4A naming and file extension is used to hint that this MP4 container holds solely audio information.
  5. (computing, graphical user interface) Any user interface component that can hold further (child) components.

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FrenchEdit

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From English container (during the 1920s).

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container f (plural containers)

  1. container

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

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Wikipedia no

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From English container

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container m (definite singular containeren, indefinite plural containere, definite plural containerne)

  1. a container (large metal box for transporting goods)

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From English container

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container m (definite singular containeren, indefinite plural containerar, definite plural containerane)

  1. a container (as above)

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From English container.

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container c

  1. container

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