palletize

[pal-i-tahyz]
verb (used with object), palletized, palletizing.
1.
to place (materials) upon pallets for handling or moving.
2.
to perform (a materials-handling operation) with the aid of pallets.
3.
to equip with pallets or with the ability to handle pallets: to palletize a truck.
verb (used without object), palletized, palletizing.
4.
to handle cargo or other materials by means of pallets.
Also, especially British, palletise.


Origin:
1950–55; pallet2 + -ize

palletization, noun
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palletize or palletise (ˈpælɪˌtaɪz)
 
vb
(tr) to stack or transport on a pallet or pallets
 
palletise or palletise
 
vb
 
palleti'zation or palletise
 
n
 
palleti'sation or palletise
 
n

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Example sentences
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.
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.
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