Origin of pallet1
Definition for pallet (2 of 2)
- a lever with three projections, two of which intermittently lock and receive impulses from the escape wheel and one which transmits these impulses to the balance.
- either of the two projections of this lever that engage and release the escape wheel.
- a tool for decorating the spine of a book.
- the stamping of the name of the binder on the inside covers of a book.
verb (used with object), pal·let·ed, pal·let·ing.
Origin of pallet2
Examples from the Web for pallet
I noticed their new un-faded uniforms, their dust-free boots, and their duffel bags stacked high on a pallet.Downsizing the War: Layoffs and Yard Sales in Afghanistan|Nick Willard|August 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We love the chicken on a pallet of herby, slightly sweet cornbread dressing, which imbibes all the seeping juices.
It is important that a smooth and balanced experience on the pallet is created.
In 2004, a pallet of batteries caught fire on a FedEx plane.
Then he and Osgod carried Wulf into the chamber opposite his own, and laid him on a pallet.Wulf the Saxon|G. A. Henty
Finally he extended his arms and pressing them on his pallet tried to rise, but he could have lifted the earth as easily.The City of Delight|Elizabeth Miller
The pallet was covered, and Conrad sat down to obey his master's directions.
When the man was gone, it returned to its place, and Monsieur the Viscount would talk to it, as he lay on his pallet.Frances Kane's Fortune|L. T. Meade
But, now a key is turned, the door is opened, and Trenck springs from his pallet.Frederick The Great and His Family|L. Muhlbach