a runtime support of a system-level entity
a runtime system for one or more enterprise beans
a runtime system for one or multiple enterprise beans
a set of classes generated by the deployment tool that manages, among other things, an enterprise bean's persistence, transactional properties, and security
a space on your page that can have content loaded into it at runtime
Provides a common runtime environment for Web Services. It manages the execution of services and resources, and manages their lifecycles. Provides security and data persistence infrasturcure, and other functionality such as managed threading and registry. A default container is provided with a default GT 4.0.x installation.
A container is essentially the generic name for a J2EE environment that provides runtime services, such as security, to the program running in that container. The container and any application code you write will run on a JVM. You can get different containers which provide different services - e.g. an EJB container or a servlet/ JSP web container. A loose mapping can be made to the Forms runtime engine which provides a number of services (analogous to a container) which can be used when running FMX files.
A process that executes and provides services for an EJB.