cargo container

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Noun1.cargo container - a large container for freightcargo container - a large container for freight  
container - 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)
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A scaled model prototype of a typical air cargo container was built to assess the technical feasibility and economic viability of creating such a container from fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) composite materials.
Hahn renews call for 100 percent cargo container scanning.
Andrew Curry describes the investigation into the worst radiologic incident in Italian history and the cargo container industry in general for Wired.
A Japan Airlines jumbo jet was forced to stop its take-off at Los Angeles airport on Monday after its pilot found a cargo container stuck in one of its engines, JAL officials said Tuesday.
government "increase attention to the control of nuclear weapons and materials" to keep a possible nuclear device from sneaking in through a cargo container.
The executive officer of the 840th Distribution Deployment Support Battalion examines a cargo container at Logistics Support Area (LSA) Anaconda in Iraq.
Users of BCS3 can "drill down" on sustainment cargo container shipments to identify each of the container's contents.
Like the A-22 cargo container, it could be used for both high- and low-velocity CDS airdrops.
Evidence by Peter Claydon, a British accident investigator, has supported the theory that a bomb hidden in a cargo container onboard Pan Am flight 103 exploded and brought the aircraft down on 21 December 1988.
Their objective is to prove that simple changes in cargo container design can save lives even if a bomb erupts.