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English definition of “pallet”

pallet

noun [C]     /ˈpælɪt/ (US also skid) COMMERCE, PRODUCTION, TRANSPORT
a flat wooden structure onto which heavy goods are put so that they can be moved using a fork-lift truck (= small vehicle with two strong metal bars on the front that can lift heavy goods): The website helps corporations sell pallets of unneeded merchandise.
(Definition of pallet noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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