Crating
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. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • crating — kreɪt n. wooden box; old car, old plane, piece of junk (Slang) v. pack in a crate or box …   English contemporary dictionary

  • crating — 1) carting 2) tracing …   Anagrams dictionary

  • 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. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crated — 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. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stowage factor — The number that expresses the space, in cubic feet, occupied by a long ton of any commodity as prepared for shipment, including all crating or packaging …   Military dictionary

  • P,C,&H — packing, crating, and handling …   Military dictionary

  • desecrate — transitive verb ( crated; crating) Etymology: de + secrate (as in consecrate) Date: 1675 1. to violate the sanctity of ; profane < desecrate a shrine > 2. to treat disrespectfully …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • execrate — transitive verb ( crated; crating) Etymology: Latin exsecratus, past participle of exsecrari to put under a curse, from ex + sacr , sacer sacred Date: 1531 1. to declare to be evil or detestable ; denounce 2. to detest utterly • execrative… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • consecrate — I. adjective Date: 14th century dedicated to a sacred purpose II. transitive verb ( crated; crating) Etymology: Middle English, from Latin consecratus, past participle of consecrare, from com + sacrare to consecrate more at sacred Date: 14th… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • crate — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin cratis Date: 15th century 1. an open box of wooden slats or a usually wooden protective case or framework for shipping 2. jalopy II. transitive verb (crated; crating) Date: 1871 to pack in a crate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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