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synonyms for containers

  • bag
  • bottle
  • bowl
  • box
  • bucket
  • can
  • canister
  • capsule
  • carton
  • crate
  • dish
  • jar
  • jug
  • kettle
  • package
  • packet
  • pail
  • pot
  • pouch
  • sack
  • storage
  • tank
  • tub
  • utensil
  • vase
  • vessel
  • vial
  • alembic
  • beaker
  • bin
  • bunker
  • caisson
  • canteen
  • carafe
  • cask
  • casket
  • cauldron
  • chamber
  • chest
  • churn
  • cistern
  • cradle
  • crock
  • ewer
  • firkin
  • flask
  • hamper
  • hod
  • hopper
  • hutch
  • jeroboam
  • magnum
  • pit
  • pod
  • poke
  • pottery
  • purse
  • receptacle
  • reliquary
  • repository
  • sac
  • scuttle
  • stein
  • vat
  • humidor
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How to use containers in a sentence

The milk was mixed and ready in individual containers in the icebox but Kate had told him to be sure and have it warm.
THE BOY GREW OLDERHEYWOOD BROUN
Boxes had been removed from the shelves, containers misplaced and files disturbed.
THE MISSING FORMULAMILDRED A. WIRT, AKA ANN WIRT
They flew about a huge stack of lead containers—uranium cells secured for the long trip home.
FELINE REDROBERT SAMPSON
Someone tampered with the pointer of the instrument and all but drained the gas containers when they wrecked the landing gear.
TOM SWIFT AND HIS GIANT TELESCOPEVICTOR APPLETON
It is used for concrete forms, sheathing, studding and for dairy containers and packages that must be odorless and tasteless.
THE MARVELOUS EXPLOITS OF PAUL BUNYANW. B. LAUGHEAD
Select tips of uniform size and maturity, wash, cut into lengths according to containers to be used.
THE NEW DR. PRICE COOKBOOKANONYMOUS
It consists in thoroughly cooking the food that is to be canned, transferring it to containers, and sealing them immediately.
WOMAN'S INSTITUTE LIBRARY OF COOKERY, VOL. 5WOMAN'S INSTITUTE OF DOMESTIC ARTS AND SCIENCES
Therefore, containers of a different nature from those used in canning may be used to store these foods.
WOMAN'S INSTITUTE LIBRARY OF COOKERY, VOL. 5WOMAN'S INSTITUTE OF DOMESTIC ARTS AND SCIENCES
The best containers in which they may be placed are those coated with paraffin.
WOMAN'S INSTITUTE LIBRARY OF COOKERY, VOL. 5WOMAN'S INSTITUTE OF DOMESTIC ARTS AND SCIENCES
Containers of any kind should be securely tied before storing them permanently.
WOMAN'S INSTITUTE LIBRARY OF COOKERY, VOL. 5WOMAN'S INSTITUTE OF DOMESTIC ARTS AND SCIENCES
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