As an initialism vm
is voice mail.
As a noun container is
a big container made of metal.
(computing) virtual machine
(computing) An IBM operating system that can run multiple operating systems within a computer at the same time, each one running its own programs (abbreviation of Virtual Machine)
An item in which objects, materials or data can be stored or transported.
A very large, typically metal, box used for transporting goods (also cargo container).
(by extension) someone who holds people in their seats or in a (reasonably) calm state.
(computing) A file format that can hold various types of data.
* 2011 , Cory Altheide, Harlan Carvey, Digital Forensics with Open Source Tools (page 187)
(computing, GUI) Any user interface component that can hold further (child) components.
- As the MP4 container can store audio, video, or both, the M4A naming and file extension is used to hint that this MP4 container holds solely audio information.
* See also