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Definitions

General English

General Science

  • noun a box, case or bottle that holds something else
  • noun a large case, with internationally agreed measurements, that can be transported by truck and then easily loaded on a ship

Aviation

  • noun a box, bottle, etc., which holds something else

Commerce

  • noun a box, bottle, can, etc. which can hold goods
  • noun a very large metal case of a standard size for loading and transporting goods on trucks, trains, and ships

Computing

  • noun something that can be set to a value

Military

  • noun anything which is used to contain something
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