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Definition of Pallet


  1. A small and mean bed; a bed of straw.
  2. Same as Palette.
  3. A wooden implement used by potters, crucible makers, etc., for forming, beating, and rounding their works. It is oval, round, and of other forms.
  4. A potter's wheel.
  5. An instrument used to take up gold leaf from the pillow, and to apply it.
  6. A tool for gilding the backs of books over the bands.
  7. A board on which a newly molded brick is conveyed to the hack.
  8. A click or pawl for driving a ratchet wheel.
  9. One of the series of disks or pistons in the chain pump.
  10. 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.
  11. In the organ, a valve between the wind chest and the mouth of a pipe or row of pipes.
  12. One of a pair of shelly plates that protect the siphon tubes of certain bivalves, as the Teredo. See Illust. of Teredo.
  13. A cup containing three ounces, -- /ormerly used by surgeons.

Pallet Quotations

It is better for you to be free of fear lying upon a pallet, than to have a golden couch and a rich table and be full of trouble.

I have an eclectic pallet of music that I listen to. It depends on my mood.
Tika Sumpter

Yes, indeed, in fact I would tell you that we go out of our way to be true to the original feeling and sort of sonic and musical pallet that we painted with back then.
James Young

I have never subscribed to the Dirty Pallet school of painting.
Peter Wright

With anything, and especially with the pallet of viewers in watching anything on TV and film, you have to entertain them.
Anthony Hemingway
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Pallet Translations

pallet in German is Pritsche
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