Pallet vs Package - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between pallet and package
is that pallet
is a portable platform, usually designed to be easily moved by a forklift, on which goods can be stacked, for transport or storage or pallet
can be a straw bed or pallet
can be (heraldiccharge) a narrow vertical strip or pallet
can be (painting) while package
is something which is packed, a parcel, a box, an envelope.
As a verb package is
to pack or bundle something.
From (etyl) palet, from (etyl) palete, from (etyl) pallr
a portable platform, usually designed to be easily moved by a forklift, on which goods can be stacked, for transport or storage.
(military) A flat base for combining stores or carrying a single item to form a unit load for handling, transportation, and storage by materials handling equipment
[Joint Publication 1-02 U.S. Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms; 12 April 2001 (As Amended Through 14 April 2006). ].
(military) (DOD only) 463L pallet – An 88” x 108” aluminum flat base used to facilitate the upload and download of aircraft .
From the (etyl) paillet, from (etyl)
A straw bed.
(By extension from above) A makeshift bed.
(etyl) palla: to cut; hence a strip of cloth. The diminutive of the pale.
(heraldiccharge) A narrow vertical strip.
* (Robert Southey)
* 1860 , Chambers's Information for the People (volume 1, page 203)
- The Old Dragon fled when the wonder he spied, / And cursed his own fruitless endeavor; / While the Painter call'd after his rage to deride, / Shook his pallet and brushes in triumph, and cried, / "I'll paint thee more ugly than ever!"
A wooden implement, often oval or round, used by potters, crucible makers, etc., for forming, beating, and rounding their works.
A potter's wheel.
(gilding) An instrument used to take up gold leaf from the pillow, and to apply it.
(gilding) A tool for gilding the backs of books over the bands.
(brickmaking) A board on which a newly moulded brick is conveyed to the hack.
- For example, let a painter's pallet be suspended from the thumb-hole, as in the figure
(engineering) A click or pawl for driving a ratchet wheel.
(engineering) One of the series of disks or pistons in the chain pump.
(horology) One of the pieces or levers connected with the pendulum of a clock, or the balance of a watch, which receive the immediate impulse of the scape-wheel, or balance wheel.
(music) In the organ, a valve between the wind chest and the mouth of a pipe or row of pipes.
(zoology) One of a pair of shelly plates that protect the siphon tubes of certain bivalves, such as the .
A cup containing three ounces, formerly used by surgeons.
* The Oxford English Dictionary , 2nd edition, Oxford University Press
Something which is packed, a parcel, a box, an envelope.
Something which consists of various components, such as a piece of computer software.
(label) A piece of software which has been prepared in such a way that it can be installed with a package manager.
The act of packing something.
Something resembling a package.
A package holiday.
A football formation.
- Did you test the software package to ensure completeness?
- the "dime" defensive package
(euphemistic, vulgar) The male genitalia.
A charge made for packing goods.
- For third and short, they're going to bring in their jumbo package.
To pack or bundle something.
To travel on a package holiday.