packing case


packing case
packing cases
N-COUNT
A packing case is a large wooden box in which things are put so that they can be stored or taken somewhere. [mainly BRIT]
Syn:
(in AM, usually use packing box)

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • packing case — packing ,case noun count BRITISH a PACKING CRATE …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • packing case — n a large strong wooden box in which things are packed to be sent somewhere …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • packing case — ► NOUN ▪ a large, strong box used for transportation or storage …   English terms dictionary

  • packing case — noun a large crate in which goods are packed for shipment or storage • Syn: ↑packing box • Hypernyms: ↑crate * * * ˈpacking case [packing case packing cases] …   Useful english dictionary

  • packing case — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms packing case : singular packing case plural packing cases British a packing crate …   English dictionary

  • packing case — noun A large, sturdy box or wooden crate used for the secure shipment of goods. In one place, there was a new wooden church, which, having no steeple, and being yet unpainted, looked like an enormous packing case without any direction upon it …   Wiktionary

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  • packing case — box in which things are packed …   English contemporary dictionary

  • packing case — noun a large, strong box used for transportation or storage …   English new terms dictionary


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