Crate in a sentence

The word "crate" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of crate and how to use it in a sentence.

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Definition of Crate

  • A large basket or hamper of wickerwork, used for the transportation of china, crockery, and similar wares.
  • A box or case whose sides are of wooden slats with interspaces, -- used especially for transporting fruit.
  • To pack in a crate or case for transportation; as, to crate a sewing machine; to crate peaches.
  • a rugged box (usually made of wood); used for shipping
  • the quantity contained in a crate
  • put into a crate; as for protection

How to use crate in a sentence. Crate pronunciation.

He came up in a crate; the world must have seemed very small to him on the way.
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The crate yawned slowly, and Chum emerged all over straw.
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The boat was tied to the wharf, and then, getting an expressman to go to the depot for the boxes and crates, Mr. Martin took the children with him on the wagon.
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At the depot, while the children were waiting to have the boxes and crates of things for the camp loaded into the wagon, Ted saw Arthur Weldon, a boy with whom he sometimes played.
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Once back on the island the things were taken out of the boat and then began the work of taking them out of the boxes and crates.
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He found a hammer where grandpa had been using it to knock apart the crates and boxes, and, with the help of Jan, Teddy was soon making his raft.
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There were plenty of nails which had come out of the boxes and crates.
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As the apples dropped through the hole in the bottom of the grading trough, they rolled down other chutes to the waiting crates.
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Threading our way carefully among the boxes, and bales, and crates which were piled high, we proceeded down the wharf.
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She loved to see the crates and barrels swallow up dishes and crockery like hungry monsters with wide-open jaws.
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I'd spent my whole life crawling and then walking on the dusty wooden floors, checking stock and unpacking crates with waybills from exotic places like Salt Lake City and even San Francisco.
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There were the crates full of dangerous, coal-fired machines - an automatic clothes-washing-machine, a cherry-pitter, and other devices whose nature I couldn't even guess at.
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The customs service night watchman - there is always a watchman of some kind aboard every ship, passenger or freighter, all the time she is in port - seemed to understand, for he admitted us after a word with Kennedy. Threading our way carefully among the boxes, and bales, and crates which were piled high, we proceeded down the wharf.
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The golden yellow fruit was wrapped in tissue paper and then the thin wooden crates were packed full, to be shipped North.
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Bunny also had a hammer and some nails he had taken from the shop where Mr. Halliday's men put together the orange crates.
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Bunny had thought the time would come when he and his sister might want to sit down on their raft, and to keep them up out of the water he had put two empty orange crates on the craft.
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Mrs. Ducker had been down the street ordering a crate of pears.
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And he glanced at the crate that Westray was steadying with his hand on the opposite seat.
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There's more to a fun'ral thin th' lucks parpitua, an' th' clod iv sullen earth on th' top iv th' crate.
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I have seen a horse carrying home the harvest on a crate.
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Examples of Crate

Example #1
As Chum refused to do the journey across London by himself, I met him at Liverpool Street.
Example #2
I had one myself once.
Example #3
We had an anxious moment, but the two of us got him down and put the lead on him.
Example #4
Take him in a taxi instead.
Example #5
Of course the Curlytops could not pull very much, but they did pretty well, and it helped them to know how a boat is made to go through the water, when it has no steam engine or gasolene motor to make it glide along, or sails on which the wind can blow to push it.
Example #6
When the boat was almost at the dock Mr. Martin let the two children take hold of one of the oars and help him row.