containerize
transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1956 1. to ship by containerization 2. to pack in containers

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  • containerize — con‧tain‧er‧ize [kənˈteɪnəraɪz] also containerise verb [transitive] TRANSPORT to put goods into standard sized containers in order to move them by road, rail, or ship: • the steadily increasing volumes of iron ore, oil and containerized trade… …   Financial and business terms

  • containerize — [kən tān′ ər īz΄] vt. containerized, containerizing to pack (general cargo) into huge, standardized containers for more efficient shipment, as in transferring from one mode of transportation to another containerization n …   English World dictionary

  • containerize — /keuhn tay neuh ruyz /, v.t., containerized, containerizing. 1. to package (freight) in uniform, sealed containers for shipment. 2. to perform (a materials handling operation) with the help of containerization. 3. to make suitable for a… …   Universalium

  • containerize — verb a) To transport cargo in large, standard containers. b) To modify a ship or industry to use such containers. See Also: containerization …   Wiktionary

  • containerize — con tain·er·ize || nÉ™raɪz v. pack goods in containers for shipping; transport cargo in large containers; convert a port or an industry so that it can deal with and handle standard sized freight containers; adopt containerization (also… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • containerize — or containerise verb [usu. as adjective containerized] pack into or transport by container. Derivatives containerization noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • containerize — con·tain·er·ize …   English syllables

  • containerize — con•tain•er•ize [[t]kənˈteɪ nəˌraɪz[/t]] v. t. ized, iz•ing 1) trs to package by containerization 2) cvb trs to ship in containers …   From formal English to slang

  • containerize — v.tr. (also ise) 1 pack in or transport by container. 2 adapt to transport by container. Derivatives: containerization n …   Useful english dictionary

  • containerization — containerize con‧tain‧er‧ize [kənˈteɪnəraɪz] also containerise verb [transitive] TRANSPORT to put goods into standard sized containers in order to move them by road, rail, or ship: • the steadily increasing volumes of iron ore, oil and… …   Financial and business terms

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