containerful


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Noun1.containerful - the quantity that a container will hold
indefinite quantity - an estimated quantity
armful - the quantity that can be contained in the arms
bagful, bag - the quantity that a bag will hold; "he ate a large bag of popcorn"
barrelful, barrel - the quantity that a barrel (of any size) will hold
barrow, barrowful - the quantity that a barrow will hold
barnful - the quantity that a barn will hold
basinful, basin - the quantity that a basin will hold; "a basinful of water"
basketful, basket - the quantity contained in a basket
binful, bin - the quantity contained in a bin
bottleful, bottle - the quantity contained in a bottle
bowlful, bowl - the quantity contained in a bowl
boxful, box - the quantity contained in a box; "he gave her a box of chocolates"
bucketful, bucket - the quantity contained in a bucket
canful, can - the quantity contained in a can
capful - the quantity that a cap will hold
carful - the quantity that a car will hold
cartload - the quantity that a cart holds
carton, cartonful - the quantity contained in a carton
caseful, case - the quantity contained in a case
cask, caskful - the quantity a cask will hold
crateful, crate - the quantity contained in a crate
cupful, cup - the quantity a cup will hold; "he drank a cup of coffee"; "he borrowed a cup of sugar"
dishful, dish - the quantity that a dish will hold; "they served me a dish of rice"
dustpan, dustpanful - the quantity that a dustpan will hold
flaskful, flask - the quantity a flask will hold
glassful, glass - the quantity a glass will hold
fistful, handful - the quantity that can be held in the hand
hatful - as many or as much as a hat will hold
headful - the quantity of information that a head will hold; "he has a headful of baseball statistics"
houseful - as many as a house will accommodate; "they entertained a houseful of guests"
jarful, jar - the quantity contained in a jar; "he drank a jar of beer"
jugful, jug - the quantity contained in a jug
keg, kegful - the quantity contained in a keg
kettleful, kettle - the quantity a kettle will hold
lapful - the quantity that can be held in the lap
mouthful - the quantity that can be held in the mouth
mug, mugful - the quantity that can be held in a mug
pailful, pail - the quantity contained in a pail
pipeful - the quantity of tobacco that can be smoked in a pipe at one time
pitcherful, pitcher - the quantity contained in a pitcher
plateful, plate - the quantity contained in a plate
pocketful - the quantity a pocket will hold
potful, pot - the quantity contained in a pot
roomful - the quantity a room will hold
sackful, sack - the quantity contained in a sack
scoop, scoopful - the quantity a scoop will hold
shelfful - the amount that a shelf will hold; "he bought a shelfful of books"
shoeful - the amount that a shoe will hold; "he emptied out a shoeful of water"
shovelful, spadeful, shovel - the quantity a shovel can hold
skepful - the quantity a skep can hold
spoonful, spoon - as much as a spoon will hold; "he added two spoons of sugar"
tablespoon, tablespoonful - as much as a tablespoon will hold
dessertspoon, dessertspoonful - as much as a dessert spoon will hold
tankful, tank - as much as a tank will hold
teacup, teacupful - as much as a teacup will hold
teaspoon, teaspoonful - as much as a teaspoon will hold
thimble, thimbleful - as much as a thimble will hold
tubful, tub - the amount that a tub will hold; "a tub of water"
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As if to demonstrate this last point, he told me to breathe through my nose, then stuffed an enormous containerful of foul-smelling rubber into my mouth.
John Schoen, general manager of the Roadium, a swap meet in Torrance, said he's been noticing in the last two years that a lot of his vendors scour Southern California for old high school letterman jackets and Levis, then ship it by the containerful to Japan and other Pacific Rim countries.
Retailers and manufacturers are turning out woodsy and outdoorsy products by the containerful.

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