Translation of container in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /kənˈteɪnər; kənˈteɪnə(r)/


  • 1.1 (receptacle) recipiente (masculine); (as packaging) envase (masculine)
    More example sentences
    • It is packed in an airtight container such as a foil pouch to prevent it from absorbing moisture.
    • One by one she poured the water back into the bowl from the glass containers.
    • The tube did not make any contact with the glass container or with the pan of the balance.
    1.2 [Transport/Transporte] contenedor (masculine), contáiner (masculine) container terminal terminal (feminine) de portacontenedores container train tren (masculine) de contenedores container transport transporte (masculine) en contenedores container truck camión (masculine) portacontenedores

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