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uncrate


noun

  1. a slatted wooden box or framework for packing, shopping, or storing fruit, furniture, glassware, crockery, etc.
  2. any completely enclosed boxlike packing or shipping case.
  3. Informal. something rickety and dilapidated, especially an automobile: They’re still driving around in the old crate they bought 20 years ago.
  4. a quantity, especially of fruit, that is often packed in a crate approximately 2 × 1 × 1 foot (0.6 × 0.3 × 0.3 meters): a crate of oranges.

verb (used with object), crat·ed, crat·ing.

  1. to pack in a crate.

noun

  1. a fairly large container, usually made of wooden slats or wickerwork, used for packing, storing, or transporting goods
  2. slang an old car, aeroplane, etc

verb

  1. (tr) to pack or place in a crate

n.“large box,” 1680s, earlier “hurdle, grillwork” (late 14c.), from Latin cratis “wickerwork, lattice, kitchen-rack,” or from Dutch krat “basket;” both perhaps from a common PIE root *kert- “to turn, entwine” (see hurdle (n.)). v.“to put in a crate,” 1871, from crate (n.). Related: Crated; crating.

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