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ˈkɑr tncar·ton

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. carton, cartonfulnoun

    the quantity contained in a carton

  2. cartonnoun

    a box made of cardboard; opens by flaps on top


  1. cartonnoun

    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.

    Etymology: From carton.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cartonnoun

    pasteboard for paper boxes; also, a pasteboard box

    Etymology: [F. See Cartoon.]


  1. Carton

    Carton is the name of certain types of containers typically made from tetra pak and paperboard which is also sometimes known as cardboard. Many types of cartons are used in packaging. Sometimes a carton is also called a box.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Carton

    kär′ton, n. a thin pasteboard, a box made from such: a small disc within the bull's-eye of the target, a shot that strikes this.—ns. Car′tonnage, pasteboard: the outer covering of a mummy; Car′ton-pierre′, statuary pasteboard, a kind of papier-maché. [Fr. See Cartoon.]

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Anagrams for carton »

  1. contra, Contra

  2. craton

  3. cantor

  4. Contra

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of carton in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of carton in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of carton in a Sentence

  1. Rich Hall, "Sniglets":

    Lactomangulation, n.: Manhandling the "open here" spout on a milk carton so badly that one has to resort to using the "illegal" side.

  2. Michael Castellano:

    The catering company was removing their items onto Worth Street — there was a truck there, we now know, [They were] using the bench closer to the curb as kind of like the wait station… and left that item there in the red carton.

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