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Container vs. Bottle

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Containernoun

Someone who contains; something that contains.

Bottlenoun

A container, typically made of glass or plastic and having a tapered neck, used primarily for holding liquids.

‘Beer is often sold in bottles.’;

Containernoun

An item in which objects, materials or data can be stored or transported.

Bottlenoun

The contents of such a container.

‘I only drank a bottle of beer.’;

Containernoun

(transportation) A very large, typically metal, box used for transporting goods.

Bottlenoun

A container with a rubber nipple used for giving liquids to infants, a baby bottle.

‘The baby wants a bottle.’;

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Containernoun

(by extension) Someone who holds people in their seats or in a (reasonably) calm state.

Bottlenoun

Nerve, courage.

‘You don’t have the bottle to do that!’; ‘He was going to ask her out, but he lost his bottle when he saw her.’;

Containernoun

(computing) A file format that can hold various types of data.

Bottlenoun

A container of hair dye, hence with one’s hair color produced by dyeing.

‘Did you know he’s a bottle brunette? His natural hair color is strawberry blonde.’;

Containernoun

(object-oriented programming) An abstract data type whose instances are collections of other objects.

Bottlenoun

(obsolete) A bundle, especially of hay; something tied in a bundle.

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Containernoun

Any user interface component that can hold further (child) components.

Bottlenoun

(figurative) Intoxicating liquor; alcohol.

‘to drown one’s troubles in the bottle’; ‘to hit the bottle’; ‘Tracy Chapman, “Fast Car” (song): See, my old man’s got a problem. He liveSIC with the bottle; that’s the way it is.’;

Containernoun

One who, or that which, contains; particularly, an artifactual object that is designed to contain some fluid or solid material, object or objects, especially for convenience in transporting the contained objects.

Bottlenoun

(printing) the tendency of pages printed several on a sheet to rotate slightly when the sheet is folded two or more times.

Containernoun

a large metallic box designed to hold many smaller boxes or packages, and used for convenience in loading and unloading large quantities of freight, such as on ships, trains, or airplanes.

Bottlenoun

A dwelling; habitation.

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Containernoun

any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)

Bottlenoun

A building; house.

Containernoun

an object for holding or transporting something

‘the cakes will keep for up to two weeks if kept in an airtight container’;

Bottleverb

(transitive) To seal (a liquid) into a bottle for later consumption. Also fig.

‘This plant bottles vast quantities of spring water every day.’;

Containernoun

a large metal box of a standard design and size used for the transport of goods by road, rail, sea, or air

‘a container lorry’;

Bottleverb

To feed (an infant) baby formula.

‘Because of complications she can't breast feed her baby and so she bottles him.’;

Container

A container is any receptacle or enclosure for holding a product used in storage, packaging, and transportation, including shipping. Things kept inside of a container are protected by being inside of its structure.

Bottleverb

To refrain from doing (something) at the last moment because of a sudden loss of courage.

‘The rider bottled the big jump.’;

Bottleverb

To strike (someone) with a bottle.

‘He was bottled at a nightclub and had to have facial surgery.’;

Bottleverb

To pelt (a musical act on stage, etc.) with bottles as a sign of disapproval.

‘Meat Loaf was once bottled at Reading Festival.’;

Bottlenoun

A hollow vessel, usually of glass or earthenware (but formerly of leather), with a narrow neck or mouth, for holding liquids.

Bottlenoun

The contents of a bottle; as much as a bottle contains; as, to drink a bottle of wine.

Bottlenoun

Fig.: Intoxicating liquor; as, to drown one's reason in the bottle.

Bottlenoun

A bundle, esp. of hay.

Bottleverb

To put into bottles; to inclose in, or as in, a bottle or bottles; to keep or restrain as in a bottle; as, to bottle wine or porter; to bottle up one's wrath.

Bottlenoun

glass or plastic vessel; cylindrical with a narrow neck; no handle

Bottlenoun

the quantity contained in a bottle

Bottleverb

store (liquids or gases) in bottles

Bottleverb

put into bottles;

‘bottle the mineral water’;

Bottle

A bottle is a narrow-necked container made of an impermeable material (clay, glass, plastic, aluminium etc.) in various shapes and sizes to store and transport liquids (water, milk, beer, wine, ink, cooking oil, medicine, soft drinks, shampoo, and chemicals, etc.) and whose mouth at the bottling line can be sealed with an internal stopper, an external bottle cap, a closure, or a conductive using induction sealing. Some of the earliest bottles appeared in China, Phoenicia, Crete, and Rome.

‘inner seal’;

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