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[pal-i-tahyz] /ˈpæl ɪˌtaɪz/
verb (used with object), palletized, palletizing.
to place (materials) upon pallets for handling or moving.
to perform (a materials-handling operation) with the aid of pallets.
to equip with pallets or with the ability to handle pallets:
to palletize a truck.
verb (used without object), palletized, palletizing.
to handle cargo or other materials by means of pallets.
Origin of palletize
1950-55; pallet2 + -ize
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palletization, noun Unabridged
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Examples from the web for palletize
  • As part of the work, the successful offeror will be required to remove and palletize the existing motors for shipment.
  • As part of the work, the successful offeror will be required to remove and palletize the existing motor for shipment.
  • palletize bags or store seed in bulk areas such that representative samples can be drawn.
  • Store, stack or palletize materials in accordance with prescribed storage methods.
  • The intent is to palletize these kennels and pre-position them at key locations throughout the country.
  • In those cases, the district may palletize shrink wrap if they have the ability.
  • Provide all labor and material needed to package and palletize, if necessary, shipments of the inscribed markers.
  • The contractor must palletize and shrink-wrap all shipments.
British Dictionary definitions for palletize


(transitive) to stack or transport on a pallet or pallets
Derived Forms
palletization, palletisation, noun
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