container
container(
kuhn
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tey
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nuhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (receptacle)
a. el recipiente
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We bought many small containers for storing various salad toppings.Compramos muchos recipientes pequeños para guardar varios ingredientes de ensalada.
b. el envase
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
This milk container is empty. Can you throw it to the recycling bin?Este envase de leche está vacío. ¿Lo puedes tirar al bote de reciclaje?
2. (transport)
a. el contenedor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The containers will be transported today by sea.Los contenedores serán transportados hoy mismo por vía marítima.
b. el contáiner
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The container will be loaded and sealed in Los Angeles before being shipped to Managua.El contáiner se cargará y se cerrará en Los Ángeles antes de ser enviado a Managua.
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container
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (for storage)
a. el recipiente
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (for transport)
a. el contenedor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
container lorrycamión de transporte de contenedores
container shipbuque de transporte de contenedores
container terminalterminal de contenedores
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container [kənˈteɪnəʳ]
noun
1 (box, jug etc) recipiente (m); (package, bottle) envase (m)
2 (Comm) (for transport) contenedor (m); contáiner (m)
modifier
container depot (n) terminal (f) para portacontenedores
container lorry (n) portacontenedores (m)
container port (n) puerto (m) para contenedores
container ship (n) portacontenedores (m); buque (m) contenedor
container terminal (n) terminal (f) para portacontenedores
container train (n) portacontenedores (m)
container transport (n) transporte (m) en contenedores
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container
container(
kohn
-
tey
-
nehr
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (transport)
a. container
Los containers estaban en el muelle a la espera de ser cargados en el barco.The containers were on the quay waiting to be loaded onto the ship.
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container
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (para mercancías)
a. container
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Phrases with "container"
Here are the most popular phrases with "container." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
use only DOT 3 brake fluid from a sealed container
sólo utilice líquido de frenos DOT 3 de un recipiente sellado
plastic container
el recipiente de plástico
Examples
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