Container It is a notion that has its origin in the Latin word recipients. A word is that, in turn, derives from the verb "recipere", which can be translated as "collect" or "receive" and is the result of the sum of two distinct parts: the prefix "re-", which is used to indicate repetition ”, and the verb“ capere ”, which is synonymous with“ catch ”or“ take ”.
The first meaning mentioned by the dictionary of the Royal Spanish Academy (RAE ) It refers to that which receives something .
The most common use of the concept is linked to element that allows to contain or store something . A vessel, therefore, receives a certain a content and houses it inside. For example: “Can I have the cookie container, please? I am a little hungry", "The glass vessel fell to the ground and burst into a thousand pieces", "I'm going to put all the screws together in a bowl".
The containers have a cavity that allows to introduce liquids elements solids Or until gas , according to its characteristics. Within what is understood by container, very diverse objects, of different shapes and sizes and created with all kinds of materials, enter.
There are containers of glass , plastic , leather , metal , wood or porcelain , to cite some possibilities. They can be used in the domestic kitchen, in a commercial premises or in the industrial field.
In the kitchen it is in one of the areas where we can find more types of containers. Thus, there are those known as "tuppers", which are used to store food that is then stored in the freezer or that is taken with them to eat outside the home; the bowls, which can be used to prepare a salad or to eat cereals with milk; the measuring glasses, which are used to house any type of product in order to know how much of that must be used to make a dish ...
All this without forgetting that the most used in that field are the saucepans, which can be used to cook eggs; the pots, which are used to prepare stews of various kinds; the frying pans, which aim to roast or fry certain products, or the clay casseroles, which are used to prepare specific dishes such as lamb or even rice.
In a house, there may be containers that house cereals , dry noodles, flour, cookies or candies. The containers also serve to store small objects, such as nuts and nails, or even to store jewelry (jewelry) or jewelry, such as rings, pendants or bracelets.
In addition to these small-sized containers that we can find in a home, there are large-sized containers that are used in industries , capable of containing tons of raw materials. If the material they store is potentially hazardous, the containers must meet certain safety requirements to avoid accidents.
Taking into account all the above, we cannot ignore that as containers could be described as disparate objects such as a briefcase, a bathtub, a bottle, a potty, a canteen, a plate, a storage tank or a fountain.