[kuh n-tey-ner-uh-zey-shuh n] /kənˌteɪ nər əˈzeɪ ʃən/
a method of shipping freight in relatively uniform, sealed, movable containers whose contents do not have to be unloaded at each point of transfer.
Compare (def 1).
[kuh n-tey-nuh-rahyz] /kənˈteɪ nəˌraɪz/ verb (used with object), containerized, containerizing. 1. to package (freight) in uniform, sealed for shipment. 2. to perform (a materials-handling operation) with the help of . 3. to make suitable for a containerization system. verb (used without object), containerized, containerizing. 4. to adopt containerization. /kənˈteɪnəˌraɪz/ verb (transitive) 1. to convey (cargo) […]
[kuh n-tey-ner-pawrt, -pohrt] /kənˈteɪ nərˌpɔrt, -ˌpoʊrt/ noun 1. a seaport equipped with special facilities for loading and unloading containerships.
- Container port
noun a port that mainly handles goods transported via containers
[kuh n-tey-ner-ship] /kənˈteɪ nərˌʃɪp/ noun 1. a usually large built to transport containerized cargo.