Definition of Carton

1. Noun. The quantity contained in a carton.

Exact synonyms: Cartonful
Generic synonyms: Containerful



2. Noun. A box made of cardboard; opens by flaps on top.
Generic synonyms: Box
Specialized synonyms: Six Pack, Six-pack, Sixpack

Definition of Carton

1. n. Pasteboard for paper boxes; also, a pasteboard box.

Definition of Carton

1. Noun. An inexpensive, disposable box-like creation fashioned from either paper, paper with wax-covering (wax paper), or other lightweight material. It is designed to hold things for a short period of time and be discarded or recycled after use. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Carton

1. to pack in a cardboard box [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carton

cartogram
cartograms
cartograph
cartographer
cartographers
cartographic
cartographical
cartographically
cartographies
cartographist
cartographists
cartography
cartology
cartomancy
cartomizer
carton (current term)
carton-pierre
cartoned
cartonful
cartonfuls
cartoning
cartonlike
cartonnage
cartonnier
cartonniers
cartons
cartonsful
cartoon
cartoon character
cartoon characters

Literary usage of Carton

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1. A Study of the Types of Literature by Mabel Irene Rich (1921)
"I don't precisely remember where it is. Mr. carton. What is it? ... Mr. carton. Were you kicked on that occasion for cheating at dice? ..."

2. The Dickens Dictionary: A Key to the Characters and Principal Incidents in by Gilbert Ashville Pierce (1900)
"Darnay and Lucie meet a few moments In the court-room ; carton ... demanding his bench again; carton finds a passport In his case; tells Mr. Lorry what he ..."

3. Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal by Asiatic Society of Bengal (1832)
"carton-pierre. Along with this I shall send a packet containing some letters, ... It contains some account of a substance (carton-pierre), which I think ..."

4. The Forum of Democracy by Dwight Everett Watkins, Robert Edward Williams (1917)
"BELGIUM'S PLEA TO THE PRESIDENT HENRY carton DE WIART EXCELLENCY : His Majesty the ... M. Henry carton de Wiart, as head of the Belgian "Commission" to the ..."

5. The Forum of Democracy by Dwight Everett Watkins, Robert Edward Williams (1918)
"BELGIUM'S PLEA TO THE PRESIDENT HENRY carton DB WIART EXCELLENCY: His Majesty ... M. Hemy carton de Wiart, as head of the Belgian "Commission" to the United ..."

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