American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A container, such as a slatted wooden case, used for storing or shipping.
- n. Slang An old rickety vehicle, especially a decrepit automobile or aircraft.
- v. To pack into a container, such as a slatted wooden case.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A kind of basket or hamper of wickerwork, used for the transportation of china, glass, crockery, and similar wares; hence, any openwork casing, as a box made of slats used for packing or transporting commodities, as peaches.
- n. The amount held by such a casing.
- n. In glass manufacturing, a lot of twelve tables or disks of crown-glass. See table, 1 .
- To put or pack in a crate for transportation: as, to crate fruit, furniture, etc.
- n. A large open box or basket, used especially to transport fragile goods.
- v. To put into a crate.
- v. To keep in a crate.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A large basket or hamper of wickerwork, used for the transportation of china, crockery, and similar wares.
- n. A box or case whose sides are of wooden slats with interspaces, -- used especially for transporting fruit.
- v. To pack in a crate or case for transportation.
- n. the quantity contained in a crate
- n. a rugged box (usually made of wood); used for shipping
- v. put into a crate; as for protection
- From Dutch krat ("crate, large box, basket"), from Middle Dutch cratte ("basketware, mold"), from Old Dutch *kratta, *kratto (“basket”), from Proto-Germanic *kratjô, *krattijô (“basket”), from Proto-Indo-European *gred-, *gre(n)t- (“plaiting, wicker, basket, cradle”), from Proto-Indo-European *ger- (“to bind, twist, wind”). Cognate with West Frisian kret ("wheelbarrow"), German Krätze ("basket"), Old English cræt, ceart ("cart, wagon, chariot"), Old Norse kartr ("wagon"). More at cart. (Wiktionary)
- Latin crātis, wickerwork. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“A milk crate is a good choice for this task because it allows air flow around the items.”
“The one making the most noise is the Honda Element EX Dog Friendly, which includes a soft-sided crate in the rear of a vehicle, a rear fan for keeping your pup cool, a ramp (so that little yappers can access the crate from the ground), a spill resistant water bowl, and a floor that can literally be hosed off.”
“The story: A talented but homeless dancer living in a packing crate is lifted up to high social status by a well-dressed woman but in a tragic twist she turns out to be easy to tip over, and he must give up dancing for very careful, slow paced walking.”
“I like the idea of browsing them every once in a while; and a crate is not really the most suitable way to browse them without damaging them.”
“Anyway my WW is of just an old discarded milk-crate from a logging operation.”
“The crate is equipped with shielding materials to reduce the radiation signature.”
“The Professor ceased his tidying, and strode to the corner of the room, hefting a small wooden shipping crate from a half full pallet of the same.”
“It took two of us, both Jean-Marc and me, to lift a single crate from the back of the truck.”
“I'm a huge believer in crate training - I learned that lesson long ago - and Buster loved his crate, as most dogs with separation anxiety will.”
“From the Sun-Sentinel: Cuban woman ships herself to Miami in crate”
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*sigh* I wish I had lived in the barnstorming era. In my flying days, I loved nothing more than flipping around in the air and landing in fields or on dirt runways. (^-^)
Words from 2009 'Extract' film.
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