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containerization

[kuh n-tey-ner-uh-zey-shuh n] /kənˌteɪ nər əˈzeɪ ʃən/
noun, Transportation
1.
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 break-bulk (def 1).
Origin of containerization
1955-1960
1955-60; containerize + -ation
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