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crate

n. a dilapidated vehicle. This crate gets me to work and back. That’s good enough.
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said Del Mar a little later to Michael, having strolled down the platform to where the crate was piled on a truck with other baggage destined for the train.
Then they were loaded off in some large city, and Michael continued on in greater quietness and comfort, although his injured foot still hurt and was bruised afresh whenever his crate was moved about in the car.
Sure," the man replied, driving the hatchet into the crate for a pry.
Answers to the name of Buck,' " the man soliloquized, quoting from the saloon-keeper's letter which had announced the consignment of the crate and contents.
The argument in favor of the crates is simple: cost.
By that time there will be about 138 million crates in circulation.
With first floor galleries open to the sky the museum now contains little besides crates of pulverized objects.
He calmly built two crates from fold-up kits he had brought with him.
A THOUSAND plastic milk crates were set alight at an Express Dairies plant, causing a pall of black smoke over a Merseyside industrial site.
To solve many problems for Rehrig's customers, Rehrig converted to metal wire crates in the mid-30's.
6 million crates (32% of the total), followed by Dole's Standard Fruit Co.
The first Crate and Barrel store was created by nailing up crating lumber on the walls and spilling products out of their packing crates and barrels for display Gourmet cookware and other contemporary housewares were carried in great variety and at reasonable prices.
They hawked European-made china, glass, pots and pans, and, since they couldn't afford store fixtures, stacked it all on packing crates and barrels.
Pallets and crates are automatically inspected for defects, and the uncrater gently picks the bottles from the crates in a continuous motion with vertically rotating heads.
Two new octene-copolymer LLDPEs for stretch film and trash liners, and an HDPE for injection molded crates, set new industry standards for processability and performance, according to Dow Plastics, Midland, Mich.