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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A box or other container made of cardboard or plastic.

Usage examples (37)
  • They pried open the carton to find the things that they ordered.
  • The twelve eggs in a carton are the twelve disciples.
  • Tetra Pak launched the first FSC-labelled carton package, Tetra Recart, in 2007.
  • The front of the carton is a pale blue, with a green circle that features the Pacific logo. for more
Tutoring comment
  • He found three "cartoon" (TV show featuring drawings that give the illusion of movement) videos in the "carton" (a cardboard box).
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