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car·ton

 (kär′tn)
n.
1. Any of various containers made from cardboard or coated paper: cans packed in cartons; a milk carton.
2. The contents of a carton: dyed the whole carton of eggs.
tr.v. car·toned, car·ton·ing, car·tons
To place (something) in a carton.

[French, from Italian cartone, pasteboard, augmentative of carta, card, paper, from Latin charta, carta, paper made from papyrus; see card1.]

carton

(ˈkɑːtən)
n
1. a cardboard box for containing goods
2. a container of waxed paper or plastic in which liquids, such as milk, are sold
3. (Archery) shooting
a. a white disc at the centre of a target
b. a shot that hits this disc
4. (Shooting) shooting
a. a white disc at the centre of a target
b. a shot that hits this disc
vb (tr)
(Commerce) to enclose (goods) in a carton
[C19: from French, from Italian cartone pasteboard, from carta card1]

car•ton

(ˈkɑr tn)

n.
1. a cardboard or plastic box used typically for storage or shipping.
2. the amount a carton can hold.
3. the contents of a carton.
v.t.
4. to pack in a carton.
[1780–90; < French < Italian cartone pasteboard; see cartoon]

carton


Past participle: cartoned
Gerund: cartoning

Imperative
carton
carton
Present
I carton
you carton
he/she/it cartons
we carton
you carton
they carton
Preterite
I cartoned
you cartoned
he/she/it cartoned
we cartoned
you cartoned
they cartoned
Present Continuous
I am cartoning
you are cartoning
he/she/it is cartoning
we are cartoning
you are cartoning
they are cartoning
Present Perfect
I have cartoned
you have cartoned
he/she/it has cartoned
we have cartoned
you have cartoned
they have cartoned
Past Continuous
I was cartoning
you were cartoning
he/she/it was cartoning
we were cartoning
you were cartoning
they were cartoning
Past Perfect
I had cartoned
you had cartoned
he/she/it had cartoned
we had cartoned
you had cartoned
they had cartoned
Future
I will carton
you will carton
he/she/it will carton
we will carton
you will carton
they will carton
Future Perfect
I will have cartoned
you will have cartoned
he/she/it will have cartoned
we will have cartoned
you will have cartoned
they will have cartoned
Future Continuous
I will be cartoning
you will be cartoning
he/she/it will be cartoning
we will be cartoning
you will be cartoning
they will be cartoning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been cartoning
you have been cartoning
he/she/it has been cartoning
we have been cartoning
you have been cartoning
they have been cartoning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been cartoning
you will have been cartoning
he/she/it will have been cartoning
we will have been cartoning
you will have been cartoning
they will have been cartoning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been cartoning
you had been cartoning
he/she/it had been cartoning
we had been cartoning
you had been cartoning
they had been cartoning
Conditional
I would carton
you would carton
he/she/it would carton
we would carton
you would carton
they would carton
Past Conditional
I would have cartoned
you would have cartoned
he/she/it would have cartoned
we would have cartoned
you would have cartoned
they would have cartoned
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.carton - the quantity contained in a cartoncarton - the quantity contained in a carton  
containerful - the quantity that a container will hold
2.carton - a box made of cardboard; opens by flaps on top
box - a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid; "he rummaged through a box of spare parts"
six pack, sixpack, six-pack - a carton containing six bottles or cans

carton

noun box, case, pack, package, container A large and heavy cardboard carton had been delivered to the house.
Translations
kartonkrabice
karton
کارتن
kartonkikennolaatikkopahvilaatikkopakkaus
karton
karton
fernakassi, askja, (mjólkurhyrna, ferna
ボール箱
상자
kartoninė dėžutėpakelis
kartona kārba
kartonska škatla
kartong
กล่องบรรจุกระดาษหรือพลาสติก
karton kutumukavva / karton kutu
hộp bìa các tông

carton

[ˈkɑːtən] N [of milk] → envase m de cartón, caja f; [of ice-cream, yogurt] → vasito m; [of cigarettes] → cartón m

carton

[ˈkɑːrtən] n
(= box) → carton m
[yogurt] → pot m; [milk] → brique f
[cigarettes] → cartouche f

carton

n(Papp)karton m; (of cigarettes)Stange f; (of milk)Tüte f

carton

[ˈkɑːtən] n (of milk, yogurt) → cartone m; (of ice cream) → vaschetta; (of cigarettes) → stecca; (box) → scatola di cartone

carton

(ˈkaːtən) noun
a cardboard or plastic container. orange juice sold in cartons.

carton

عُلْبَةٌ مِنَ الكَارْتُون karton karton Pappkarton χαρτοκιβώτιο cartón pahvilaatikko brique karton confezione ボール箱 상자 kartonnen doos pappeske karton embalagem, embalagem longa-vida упаковка для пищевых продуктов kartong กล่องบรรจุกระดาษหรือพลาสติก karton kutu hộp bìa các tông 硬纸盒
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