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Meaning of CRATE

Pronunciation:  kreyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a rugged box (usually made of wood); used for shipping
  2. [n]  the quantity contained in a crate
  3. [v]  put into a crate; as for protection; "crate the paintings before shipping them to the museum"
 

CRATE is a 5 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: crateful
 
 Antonyms: uncrate
 
 See Also: box, case, containerful, cracker box, encase, packing box, packing case, soapbox

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Crate\ (kr?t), n. [L. cratis hurdle; perh. akin to E.
    cradle. See {Hurdle}, and cf. {Crate} a framework.]
    1. A large basket or hamper of wickerwork, used for the
       transportation of china, crockery, and similar wares.
    
    2. A box or case whose sides are of wooden slats with
       interspaces, -- used especially for transporting fruit.
    
    
  2. \Crate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Crated}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Crating}.]
    To pack in a crate or case for transportation; as, to crate a
    sewing machine; to crate peaches.
    
    
 
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