crate

DEFINITIONS OF: crate

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n a rugged box (usually made of wood); used for shipping

Types:
packing box, packing case
a large crate in which goods are packed for shipment or storage
soapbox
a crate for packing soap
Type of:
box
a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid

n the quantity contained in a crate

Synonyms:
crateful
Type of:
containerful
the quantity that a container will hold

v put into a crate; as for protection

crate the paintings before shipping them to the museum”
Antonyms:
uncrate
remove from the crate
Type of:
case, encase, incase
enclose in, or as if in, a case
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