containerful

Definitions

  • A white-crowned sparrow next to a nest containing two eggs
    A white-crowned sparrow next to a nest containing two eggs
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n containerful the quantity that a container will hold
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Additional illustrations & photos:

A ground-level nest, containing five eggs A ground-level nest, containing five eggs
Near the foundation of the probable bake shop, a pair of kilns once served for slaking lime, and perhaps for firing pottery. Between the kilns was a flame-scarred pit containing evidence of ironworking and the roasting of bog ore for iron Near the foundation of the probable bake shop, a pair of kilns once served for slaking lime, and perhaps for firing...
The dragon drops the cradle containing the little boy The dragon drops the cradle containing the little boy

Quotations

  • Anatole France
    Anatole%20France
    “History books that contain no lies are extremely dull.”
  • Veronica Lake
    Veronica Lake
    “Hollywood gives a young girl the aura of one giant, self-contained orgy farm, its inhabitants dedicated to crawling into every pair of pants they can find.”
  • Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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    “Jealousy contains more of self-love than of love.”
  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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    “Language is the armory of the human mind, and at once contains the trophies of its past and the weapons of its future conquests.”
  • Robert Armstrong
    Robert Armstrong
    “It contains a misleading impression, not a lie. It was being economical with the truth.”
  • William Adams Brown
    William Adams Brown
    “Life is a glass given to us to fill; a busy life is filling it with as much as it can hold; a hurried life has had more poured into it than it can contain.”

Usage

In literature:

The linen and hemp tissues contain eighteen per cent.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 717, September 28, 1889" by Various
They contain passages of great literary beauty.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3" by Various
Two lunar years would thus contain 25 months, or 738 days, while two solar years, of 3651/4 days each, contain 7301/2 days.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4" by Various
Raw wool is a very impure substance, containing comparatively little wool fibre, rarely more than 50 to 60 per cent.
"The Dyeing of Woollen Fabrics" by Franklin Beech
Japan lacquer contains no lac at all, but is made from the resin of a kind of nut tree.
"The Handy Cyclopedia of Things Worth Knowing" by Joseph Triemens
Powder well and mix with Black Strap Molasses, one pint; placing container retaining the above in hot water assists in dissolving.
"The Veterinarian" by Chas. J. Korinek
It contains the traditions from the ancient times until the seventh century.
"A Popular History of the Art of Music" by W. S. B. Mathews
Within this sac, and forming a lining to it, is a thin layer of colorless matter containing many fine granules.
"Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany" by Douglas Houghton Campbell
The plant has now been taken over by the government and used for making gas containers and other accessories used by the army.
"A Journey Through France in War Time" by Joseph G. Butler, Jr.
When a course is finished, remove the dishes containing the food first; then the soiled plates, knives, and forks.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Household Science in Rural Schools" by Ministry of Education Ontario
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In poetry:

Woe be those, that in their drink are strong,
And able to contain the greatest load!
Nor roots, nor branches shall be left them long,
But they shall wholly be destroy'd by God.
"Advice To The Drunkard" by Rees Prichard
To thee the Gospel I full oft have read,
And all the promises therein contain'd,
To wooe thee in its sacred paths to tread;
Yet nought I thence, but heart-felt grief have gain'd.
"Mr. Prichard's Complaint Of The Town Of Llandovery (The Author's Parish) And His Advice And Warning " by Rees Prichard
Oh, for a strain of thee from outer air!
Soul wearies soul, I find.
Of thee, thee, thee, I am mournfully aware,
--Contained in one poor mind,
Who wert in tune and time to every wind.
"To The Beloved--A Lament" by Alice Meynell
All Earthly things, man's Cravings answer not,
Whose little heart would all the World contain,
(If all the World should fall to one man's Lot)
And notwithstanding empty still remain.
"Vanity of Vanities" by Michael Wigglesworth
I am the Wind, and I rule mankind,
And I hold a sovereign reign
Over the lands, as God designed,
And the waters they contain:
Lo! the bound of the wide world round
Falleth in my domain!
"What The Wind Said" by James Whitcomb Riley
Shou'dst thou but Christ, and only Christ obtain,
Thou'dst have enough to make thee well again:
For Christ does, in himself, contain the whole
That's requisite, to save a sinner's soul.
"Advice, To Search For The Lord Jesus Christ" by Rees Prichard

In news:

Oz Was Right — Apple Juice Contains Arsenic.
Popular TV doctor Memhet Oz caused a stir when he said on his TV show this week that juice products may pose a health risk because testing had revealed that they contain arsenic.
A new study shows cloudy — or unclarified — apple juice contains up to four times the polyphenols as some types of clear apple juice .
Volunteer Chuck Johnson ladles beans into a serving container for McElwee Park committee president Everet Beatty at the bean dinner in New Castle.
Sorbet is made from iced fruit juice or puree and contains no milk, no cream and no eggs.
A 70-year-old Kentucky man became the world's second recipient of a self-contained artificial heart yesterday, in an operation performed at Jewish Hospital in Louisville, Ky.
This page contains a single entry from the blog posted on March 9, 2010 3:31 PM.
Pastor Geoff Posegate of the First United Methodist Church in Sikeston sets up a vestment and container of ashes on the alter of the church.
Nearly half of the top-grossing films still contain tobacco imagery.
A box arrived from UPS on Tuesday evening, and it seemed too small to contain the TV.
Trying to contain deepening investor mistrust, one large mutual fund company ousted its founders yesterday and another settled a securities fraud case brought against it only two weeks ago.
The Hazardmaster is designed with a head unit that contains two overlapping hoops.
LIFT & SEAL™ container discharging and feeding system from Material Transfer is designed to accept, seal, rotate, and discharge containers of material at 78 above floor level into a surge hopper.
The next revolution in container handling is the application of automation to operating the container terminal.
Loaded imported containers rose to just over 385,000 twenty-foot equivalent units, while loaded outbound containers slipped 2.6% to about 172,500 TEUs.
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In science:

The VC of the full graph contains thus exactly one vertex more than those of the cavity graph, and ˜πi equals one. (c) In the last, intermediate case, there is at least one minimal VC of Gi containing all but one j ∈ N (i), but there is none containing all j ∈ N (i).
Message passing for vertex covers
Our proof of the main theorem can be seen to give more: a.a.s. for every pair of short (i.e. bounded length) paths, one containing u and one containing v , there is an almost geodesic cycle containing both of these paths.
Geodesics and almost geodesic cycles in random regular graphs
Let us then assume that Y (the finite set containing the free variables of ϕ and not containing x) also contains the free variables of χ.
Algebraic characterization of logically defined tree languages
So the set {x : I (x) = log 2} contains only one point when θ < log 2; contains zero and one non-zero-point for θ = log 2; contains two positive points for θ > log 2.
Contributions to Random Energy Models
Hence B contains N ◦ (Q), and B is the only Borel subgroup containing NB is the only Borel subgroup containing N ◦ (Q).
Minimal connected simple groups of finite Morley rank with strongly embedded subgroups
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