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pallet

[′pal·ət]
(building construction)
A flat piece of wood laid in a wall to which woodwork may be securely fastened.
(engineering)
A lever that regulates or drives a ratchet wheel.
A hinged valve on a pipe organ.
A tray or platform used in conjunction with a fork lift for lifting and moving materials.
(graphic arts)
An instrument consisting of a flat blade with a handle, used in clay work.
(invertebrate zoology)
One of a pair of plates on the siphon tubes of certain Bivalvia.
(mechanical engineering)
One of the disks or pistons in a chain pump.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

pallet

pallet, 2
1. A flat piece of wood laid in joints of brickwork to allow fastening of woodwork to
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

pallet

A flat platform for shipping air freight. A pallet with its load also can be dropped by suspending it from a parachute(s). A forklift can get under a raised pallet to load it onto the aircraft. See palletized bladder.
An Illustrated Dictionary of Aviation Copyright © 2005 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved

palette

(1) An on-screen window that displays a group of icons/buttons that represent selections to choose from. Palettes may be fixed or customizable. Although it originated for color choices, the term evolved into generic usage. In contrast to a menu, in which the selections are normally hidden, a palette is like a toolbar with options visible at all times.

(2) The available colors in the computer's hardware or graphics file formats. See indexed color and color palette.

(3) An on-screen sample of available colors that may be selected by the user. For example, in a graphics program, it is used for selecting colors to paint images or draw objects. In a business application, the palette is used to select colors for fonts and backgrounds.
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