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Container
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English

A container (sense 3)

Etymology

From Middle English conteyner, equivalent to contain +‎ -er.

Pronunciation

Noun

container (plural containers)

  1. Someone who contains; something that contains.
  2. An item in which objects, materials or data can be stored or transported.
  3. (transport) A very large, typically metal, box used for transporting goods.
    Synonym: cargo container
  4. (by extension) Someone who holds people in their seats or in a (reasonably) calm state.
  5. (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.
  6. (object-oriented programming) An abstract data type whose instances are collections of other objects.
  7. (computing, graphical user interface) Any user interface component that can hold further (child) components.

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Dutch

Etymology

Borrowed from English container.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /?k?n'te:.n?r/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: con?tai?ner
  • Rhymes: -e:n?r

Noun

container m (plural containers, diminutive containertje n)

  1. cargo container
    Synonym: vrachtcontainer
  2. dumpster or domestic recycling bin, large waste container
    Synonyms: afvalcontainer, vuilcontainer

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French

Etymology

From English container (during the 1920s).

Pronunciation

Noun

container f (plural containers)

  1. container
    Synonym: conteneur

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Italian

Etymology

From English container.

Noun

container m (invariable)

  1. (cargo) container (a very large, typically metal, box used for transporting goods)

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Further reading

  • container in Treccani.it - Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Norwegian Bokmål

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Alternative forms

Etymology

From English container.

Noun

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

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

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Norwegian Nynorsk

Alternative forms

Etymology

From English container.

Noun

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

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

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Portuguese

Noun

container m (plural containers)

  1. Alternative spelling of contêiner

Spanish

Etymology

From English container.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kon'teine?/, [kõn?'t?ei?ne?]

Noun

container m (plural containers)

  1. container
    Synonym: contenedor

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Swedish

Etymology

From English container.

Pronunciation

Noun

container c

  1. container

Declension

Declension of container 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative container containern containrar containrarna
Genitive containers containerns containrars containrarnas

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