Crate vs. Box

Crate vs. Box — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Crate and Box

Cratenoun

A container, such as a slatted wooden case, used for storing or shipping.

Boxnoun

A container typically constructed with four sides perpendicular to the base and often having a lid or cover.

Cratenoun

A container, usually of plastic, metal, or wood, used to house or transport an animal.

Boxnoun

The amount or quantity that such a container can hold.

Cratenoun

(Slang) An old rickety vehicle, especially a decrepit automobile or aircraft.

Boxnoun

A square or rectangle

Draw a box around your answer.
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Crateverb

To pack into a container, such as a slatted wooden case.

Boxnoun

A separated compartment in a public place of entertainment, such as a theater or stadium, for the accommodation of a small group.

Crateverb

To put (an animal) into a crate.

Boxnoun

An area of a public place, such as a courtroom or stadium, marked off and restricted for use by persons performing a specific function

a jury box.

Cratenoun

A large open box or basket, used especially to transport fragile goods.

Boxnoun

A small structure serving as a shelter

a sentry box.
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Cratenoun

An aircraft or spacecraft.

Boxnoun

Chiefly British A small country house used as a sporting lodge

a shooting box.

Cratenoun

(programming) In the Rust programming language, a binary or library.

Boxnoun

A box stall.

Crateverb

(transitive) To put into a crate.

Boxnoun

The raised seat for the driver of a coach or carriage.

Crateverb

(transitive) To keep in a crate.

Boxnoun

An area on a diamond marked by lines designating where the batter may stand.

Cratenoun

a rugged box (usually made of wood); used for shipping

Boxnoun

Any of various designated areas for other team members, such as the pitcher, catcher, and coaches.

Cratenoun

the quantity contained in a crate

Boxnoun

A penalty box.

Crateverb

put into a crate; as for protection;

crate the paintings before shipping them to the museum

Boxnoun

The penalty area on a soccer field.

Boxnoun

(Printing) Featured printed matter enclosed by hairlines, a border, or white space and placed within or between text columns.

Boxnoun

A hollow made in the side of a tree for the collection of sap.

Boxnoun

A post office box.

Boxnoun

An inbox.

Boxnoun

An outbox.

Boxnoun

An insulating, enclosing, or protective casing or part in a machine.

Boxnoun

A signaling device enclosed in a casing

an alarm box.

Boxnoun

A cable box.

Boxnoun

(Informal) A television.

Boxnoun

A very large portable radio.

Boxnoun

Chiefly British A gift or gratuity, especially one given at Christmas.

Boxnoun

An awkward or perplexing situation; a predicament.

Boxnoun

Vulgar Slang The vulva and the vagina.

Boxnoun

A slap or blow with the hand or fist

a box on the ear.

Boxnoun

Any of several evergreen shrubs or trees of the genus Buxus, especially the Eurasian species B. sempervirens, widely cultivated as a hedge plant and having opposite, leathery, dark green leaves and small whitish flowers.

Boxnoun

The hard, light yellow wood of any of these plants, formerly widely used to make musical instruments, inlays, engraving blocks, and measuring instruments. Also called boxwood.

Boxnoun

Any of various other shrubs or trees with similar foliage or timber, especially several types of eucalyptus.

Boxverb

To pack in a box.

Boxverb

To confine in or as if in a box.

Boxverb

To border or enclose with or as if with a box

Key sections of the report are boxed off.

Boxverb

To provide a housing or case for (a machine part, for example).

Boxverb

To limit the activity or influence of by or as if by creating a restrictive structure or outlining a territory

The legislature was boxed in by its earlier decisions.

Boxverb

(Sports) To block (a competitor or opponent) from advancing, especially to hinder an opponent from getting a rebound in basketball by placing oneself between the opponent and the basket

was boxed out by the tallest player on the team.was boxed in on the homestretch.

Boxverb

(Nautical) To boxhaul.

Boxverb

To cut a hole in (a tree) for the collection of sap.

Boxverb

To blend (paint) by pouring alternately between two containers.

Boxverb

To change the shape of (a structure, such as a wall) by applying lath and plaster or boarding.

Boxverb

To hit with the hand or fist.

Boxverb

(Sports) To take part in a boxing match with.

Boxverb

To fight with the fists or in a boxing match.

Boxnoun

Senses relating to a three-dimensional object or space.

Boxnoun

A cuboid space; a cuboid container, often with a hinged lid.

Boxnoun

A cuboid container and its contents; as much as fills such a container.

a box of books

Boxnoun

A compartment (as a drawer) of an item of furniture used for storage, such as a cupboard, a shelf, etc.

Boxnoun

A compartment or receptacle for receiving items.

post boxpost office box

Boxnoun

A compartment to sit inside in an auditorium, courtroom, theatre, or other building.

Boxnoun

The driver's seat on a horse-drawn coach.

Boxnoun

A small rectangular shelter; a booth.

Boxnoun

(figuratively) A predicament or trap.

I’m really in a box now.

Boxnoun

(euphemistic) A coffin.

Boxnoun

(slang) Preceded by the: television.

Boxnoun

The vagina.

Boxnoun

A computer, or the case in which it is housed.

a UNIX box

Boxnoun

(cricket) A hard protector for the genitals worn inside the underpants by a batsman or close fielder.

Boxnoun

(engineering) A cylindrical casing around the axle of a wheel, a bearing, a gland, etc.

Boxnoun

(fencing) A device used in electric fencing to detect whether a weapon has struck an opponent, which connects to a fencer's weapon by a spool and body wire. It uses lights and sound to notify a hit, with different coloured lights for on target and off target hits.

Boxnoun

(dated) A small country house.

Boxnoun

Senses relating to a two-dimensional object or space

Boxnoun

A rectangle: an oblong or a square.

Place a tick in the box.This text would stand out better if we put it in a coloured box.

Boxnoun

(baseball) The rectangle in which the batter stands.

Boxnoun

(genetics) One of two specific regions in a promoter.

Boxnoun

(juggling) A pattern usually performed with three balls where the movements of the balls make a boxlike shape.

Boxnoun

(soccer) The penalty area.

Boxnoun

Any of various evergreen shrubs or trees of the genus Buxus, especially the common box, European box, or boxwood (Buxus sempervirens) which is often used for making hedges and topiary.

Boxnoun

The wood from a box tree: boxwood.

Boxnoun

A musical instrument, especially one made from boxwood.

Boxnoun

(Australia) An evergreen tree of the genus Lophostemon (for example, the box scrub, Brisbane box, brush box, pink box, or Queensland box, Lophostemon confertus).

Boxnoun

A blow with the fist.

Boxnoun

(dated) A Mediterranean food fish of the genus Boops, which is a variety of sea bream; a bogue or oxeye.

Boxverb

(transitive) To place inside a box; to pack in one or more boxes.

Boxverb

(transitive) Usually followed by in: to surround and enclose in a way that restricts movement; to corner, to hem in.

Boxverb

(transitive) To mix two containers of paint of similar colour to ensure that the color is identical.

Boxverb

To make an incision or hole in (a tree) for the purpose of procuring the sap.

Boxverb

To enclose with boarding, lathing, etc., so as to conceal (for example, pipes) or to bring to a required form.

Boxverb

To furnish (for example, the axle of a wheel) with a box.

Boxverb

To enclose (images, text, etc.) in a box.

Boxverb

To place a value of a primitive type into a corresponding object.

Boxverb

(transitive) To strike with the fists; to punch.

box someone’s earsLeave this place before I box you!

Boxverb

To fight against (a person) in a boxing match.

Boxverb

To participate in boxing; to be a boxer.

Boxnoun

a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid;

he rummaged through a box of spare parts

Boxnoun

private area in a theater or grandstand where a small group can watch the performance;

the royal box was empty

Boxnoun

the quantity contained in a box;

he gave her a box of chocolates

Boxnoun

a predicament from which a skillful or graceful escape is impossible;

his lying got him into a tight corner

Boxnoun

a rectangular drawing;

the flowchart contained many boxes

Boxnoun

evergreen shrubs or small trees

Boxnoun

any one of several designated areas on a ball field where the batter or catcher or coaches are positioned;

the umpire warned the batter to stay in the batter's box

Boxnoun

the driver's seat on a coach;

an armed guard sat in the box with the driver

Boxnoun

separate partitioned area in a public place for a few people;

the sentry stayed in his box to avoid the cold

Boxnoun

a blow with the hand (usually on the ear);

I gave him a good box on the ear

Boxverb

put into a box;

box the gift, please

Boxverb

hit with the fist;

I'll box your ears!

Boxverb

engage in a boxing match