Meaning of “crate” in the English Dictionary

"crate" in American English

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cratenoun [ C ]

us /kreɪt/

a large wooden box, used esp. for packing, storing, or sending things:

The wooden shipping crates were unloaded at the dock.

(Definition of “crate” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"crate" in Business English

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cratenoun [ C ]

uk /kreɪt/ us

an large box made of wood, plastic, or metal, used for storing or transporting things:

In harbors like the Port of Hong Kong, giant cranes pull several million metal crates out of container ships every year.

(Definition of “crate” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)