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.

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