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container something, such as a box, barrel, or can, that contains or may contain something else; receptacle. [2 definitions]
containerize to ship (cargo) in large, standard-sized containers.
containerless combined form of container.
containment the act of containing or condition of being contained. [3 definitions]
containment structure the building in which a commercial nuclear reactor is housed.
contaminant something that contaminates something else.
contaminate to make impure or unusable by contact or by adding a harmful substance.
contamination the act of contaminating or condition of being contaminated. [2 definitions]
contd. abbreviation of "continued."
conté a hard crayon of clay and graphite, usu. of a dark color such as brown or black.
contemn to view or treat with contempt; despise; loathe.
contemplate to look at long and thoughtfully. [4 definitions]
contemplation thoughtful reflection or examination; act of contemplating. [2 definitions]
contemplative characterized by or given to contemplation; meditative; thoughtful. [2 definitions]
contemporaneous starting, existing, or occurring at the same, or roughly the same, time.
contemporary existing in, relating to, or belonging to the same period of time. [4 definitions]
contempt the feeling or expression of angry disgust, as at something wicked or unworthy; scorn. [3 definitions]
contemptible deserving of or viewed with contempt; disgraceful; dishonorable.
contemptuous feeling or expressing contempt; scornful.
contend to strive against difficulties or opposition (usu. fol. by "with"). [4 definitions]
contender a person who competes with other people to try to win something, such as a prize or a position.