Noun > Crate

Noun > Crate


1 a : a large wooden or plastic box used for moving things from one place to another

The bear arrived at the zoo in a crate.

packing/shipping crates

crates of apples/equipment

1 b : a metal or plastic container that is used to hold bottles

Each milk crate holds nine bottles.

1 c : the amount of something contained in a crate

They used a crate of oranges to make enough juice for everyone.

2 : old-fashioned : an old car or airplane that is in bad condition

One day the old crate just wouldn’t start.