Crate vs Cerate - What's the difference?

crate | cerate |


As nouns the difference between crate and cerate

is that crate is a large open box or basket, used especially to transport fragile goods while cerate is (medicine|archaic) an unctuous preparation for external application — mainly wax (or resin or spermaceti) mixed with oil, lard, and various medicinal ingredients — of a consistency between ointment and plaster, so that it can be spread upon cloth without the use of heat, but does not melt when applied to the skin.

As a verb crate

is to put into a crate.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

crate

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A large open box or basket, used especially to transport fragile goods.
  • Synonyms

    * packing case

    Verb

    (crat)
  • To put into a crate.
  • To keep in a crate.
  • Anagrams

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    cerate

    English

    Noun

  • (medicine, archaic) An unctuous preparation for external application — mainly wax (or resin or spermaceti) mixed with oil, lard, and various medicinal ingredients — of a consistency between ointment and plaster, so that it can be spread upon cloth without the use of heat, but does not melt when applied to the skin.
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