container pouch

container pouch - A pouch that contains several small or lightly loaded pouches - all dispatched to the same downstream point for delivery to individual destinations. It reduces handling and prevents loss between origin and delivery points.

Glossary of postal terms. 2014.

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  • container — Any equipment used to hold more than one mailpiece. The term includes a sack, pouch, hamper, nutting truck, basket, letter tray or flat tray and a variety of boxes and carts. Mail transport equipment used to move mail in plant or between… …   Glossary of postal terms

  • pouch — A container identified by its leather neck strap with a closing latch and eye near the opening (unlike a sack, which is tied). It is generally used for First Class Mail and registered mail; a special blue and orange pouch is used for Express Mail …   Glossary of postal terms

  • pouch — [n] soft container, often made of cloth or skin bag, pocket, poke, purse, receptacle, sac, sack; concepts 446,450,494 …   New thesaurus

  • container — [n] holder for physical object alembic, bag, beaker, bin, bottle, bowl, box, bucket, bunker, caisson, can, canister, canteen, capsule, carafe, carton, cask, casket, cauldron, chamber, chest, churn, cistern, cradle, crate, crock, dish, ewer,… …   New thesaurus

  • Container compression test — The container compression test measures the compressive strength of packages such as boxes, drums, and cans. It usually provides a plot of deformation vs compressive force. It is commonly used to evaluate shipping containers made of corrugated… …   Wikipedia

  • pouch — [[t]pa͟ʊtʃ[/t]] pouches 1) N COUNT A pouch is a flexible container like a small bag. 2) N COUNT The pouch of an animal such as a kangaroo or a koala bear is the pocket of skin on its stomach in which its baby grows …   English dictionary

  • pouch — n 1. bag, sack, Midland U.S. and Scot. poke, Southwestern U.S. alforja, Chiefly Scot. pocket, Obs. budget; pack, packet, satchel, container, receptacle, reticule. 2. purse, (in Scottish Highland costume) sporran, change purse, money bag;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • container — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. vessel, receptacle. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. receptacle, repository, holder, vessel, box, carton, can, canister, crate, package, packet, case, chest, basket, bottle, jar, pouch, casket, cask, bag, sack …   English dictionary for students

  • pouch — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. bag, sack; purse, reticule, wallet; pocket, sac; marsupium. See receptacle. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. sack, receptacle, poke*; see bag , container . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. bag, sack, pocket,… …   English dictionary for students

  • Closure (container) — For other uses, see Closure (disambiguation). An aluminum bottle with a threaded aluminum screw closure Closures are devices and techniques used to close or seal a bottle, jug, jar, tube, can, etc. Closures can be a cap, cover, lid, plug, etc.… …   Wikipedia

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