Translation of container in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /kənˈteɪnər; kənˈteɪnə(r)/


  • 1.1 (receptacle) recipiente (m); (as packaging) envase (m)
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    • 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 [Transp] contenedor (m), contáiner (m) (before n) container ship buque (m) portacontenedores, portacontenedores (m) container terminal terminal (f) de portacontenedores container train tren (m) de contenedores container transport transporte (m) en contenedores container truck camión (m) portacontenedores

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