browse words by letter
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
crate

more about crate

crate


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crate  \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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crate  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  crate 
  n  1:  a  rugged  box  (usually  made  of  wood);  used  for  shipping 
  2:  the  quantity  contained  in  a  crate  [syn:  {crateful}] 
  v  :  put  into  a  crate;  as  for  protection;  "crate  the  paintings 
  before  shipping  them  to  the  museum"  [ant:  {uncrate}] 




more about crate