Definitions for "Intermodal container"
A shipping container, generally 20' to 40' in length, used in international commerce. ICs are discharged directly from container ships onto a truck-pulled chassis for overland movement to the destination.
a sturdy, truck-like, steel or aluminum box with a structural frame that allows it to be transferred, unopened, from one mode of transportation - like a truck, rail car, or vessel - to another
See container.