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Meaning of PALLET

Pronunciation:  'palit

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  board that provides a flat surface on which artists mix paints and the range of colors used
  2. [n]  a mattress filled with straw or a pad made of quilts; used as a bed
  3. [n]  a hand tool with a flat blade used by potters for mixing and shaping clay
  4. [n]  a portable platform for storing or moving goods that are stacked on it
  5. [n]  the range of colour characteristic of a particular artist or painting or school of art

PALLET is a 6 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: palette, palette
 See Also: ambit, board, compass, hand tool, mattress, orbit, platform, range, reach, scope



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Pal"let\, n. [OE. paillet, F. paillet a heap of straw,
    fr. paille straw, fr. L. palea chaff; cf. Gr. ? fine meal,
    dust, Skr. pala straw, pal[=a]va chaff. Cf. {Paillasse}.]
    A small and mean bed; a bed of straw. --Milton.
  2. \Pal"let\, n. [F. palette: af. It. paletta; prop. and
    orig., a fire shovel, dim. of L. pala a shovel, spade. See
    {Peel} a shovel.]
    1. (Paint.) Same as {Palette}.
    2. (Pettery)
       (a) A wooden implement used by potters, crucible makers,
           etc., for forming, beating, and rounding their works.
           It is oval, round, and of other forms.
       (b) A potter's wheel.
    3. (Gilding)
       (a) An instrument used to take up gold leaf from the
           pillow, and to apply it.
       (b) A tool for gilding the backs of books over the bands.
    4. (Brickmaking) A board on which a newly molded brick is
       conveyed to the hack. --Knight.
    5. (Mach.)
       (a) A click or pawl for driving a ratchet wheel.
       (b) One of the series of disks or pistons in the chain
           pump. --Knight.
    6. (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. --Brande & C.
    7. (Mus.) In the organ, a valve between the wind chest and
       the mouth of a pipe or row of pipes.
    8. (Zo["o]l.) One of a pair of shelly plates that protect the
       siphon tubes of certain bivalves, as the Teredo. See
       Illust. of {Teredo}.
    9. A cup containing three ounces, -- ?ormerly used by
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are making a pallet on the floor means separation of lovers. Dreaming that you are sleeping on a pallet means of sleeping on a pallet shows that you have a rival who is very jealous of your success.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: air mattress, bean, bedding, belfry, bolster, chump, cushion, head, headpiece, innerspring mattress, litter, mat, mattress, noddle, noggin, noodle, pad, pillow, rug, sconce, sleeping bag, springs, underbed, underbedding