• Pallet Definition & Synonyms

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