a powered truck with a mast, sometimes telescopic, on which slides a carriage which can be raised and lowered hydraulically. The carriage has extended forks which can be passed under a palletized load for stacking or moving to a new position Also called stacking truck
[pal-ee-uh l] /ˈpæl i əl/ adjective 1. of or relating to the mantle of a mollusk. 2. of or relating to the cerebral cortex. pallial pal·li·al (pāl’ē-əl) adj. Of or relating to the cerebral cortex.
n. late 15c., “vagabond or beggar” (who sleeps on straw in barns), from Middle French paillard, from Old French paillart “tramp, beggar, vagabond” (13c.), from paille “straw” (see pallet (n.1); also see -ard).
[pal-ee-eyt] /ˈpæl iˌeɪt/ verb (used with object), palliated, palliating. 1. to relieve or lessen without curing; mitigate; alleviate. 2. to try to mitigate or conceal the gravity of (an offense) by excuses, apologies, etc.; extenuate. /ˈpælɪˌeɪt/ verb (transitive) 1. to lessen the severity of (pain, disease, etc) without curing or removing; alleviate; mitigate 2. to […]
[pal-yas, pal-yas, pal-ee-as, pal-ee-as] /pælˈyæs, ˈpæl yæs, ˌpæl iˈæs, ˈpæl iˌæs/ noun, Chiefly British. 1. . [pal-yas, pal-yas, pal-ee-as, pal-ee-as] /pælˈyæs, ˈpæl yæs, ˌpæl iˈæs, ˈpæl iˌæs/ noun 1. Chiefly British. a mattress of straw; pallet. /ˈpælɪˌæs; ˌpælɪˈæs/ noun 1. a straw-filled mattress; pallet /ˈpælɪˌæs; ˌpælɪˈæs/ noun 1. a variant spelling (esp US) of palliasse