Same as Palette.
A wooden implement used by potters, crucible makers, etc., for forming, beating, and rounding their works. It is oval, round, and of other forms.
A potter's wheel.
A low movable platform used for temporary storage of objects so that they can be conveniently moved; it is commonly made of wooden boards, about 4 inches high, and typically has openings in the side into which the blades of a fork-lift truck may be inserted so as to lift and move the pallet and the objects on it.
A small and mean bed; a bed of straw.
a mattress filled with straw or a pad made of quilts; used as a bed
a bed is a piece of Sofa Bed for reclining and sleeping, typically consisting of a body of water, such as cotton and Sofa Bed fillers became common
A click or pawl for driving a ratchet wheel.
One of the pieces or levers connected with the pendulum of a clock, or the balance of a watch, which receive the immediate impulse of the scape-wheel, or balance wheel.
Part of the lever escapement, shaped like a ship's anchor (see Escapement).
Sometimes called pallet fork. That portion of the escapement which connects the time train to the balance, and allows the power of the watch to escape at a predictable rate through the locking and unlocking action of the pallet jewels on the teeth of the escape wheel.
A tool for gilding the backs of books over the bands.
a vise-like device used in conjunction with other tools
A glassworker's tool consisting of a square piece of wood or metal and a handle. It is used to flatten the bases of vessels.
Finishing tool that produces lines or long, narrow decorative strips used on spines. A name pallet impresses the binder's name on a signed binding.
In the organ, a valve between the wind chest and the mouth of a pipe or row of pipes.
The valve under the pipe in the chest, which admits air into the pipe, causing it to speak when the key is depressed. With Mechanical Action the pallet is opened by a rod or tracker connected to the key, and feeds air into a channel supplying all pipes of the corresponding note on that chest. With DIRECT-ELECTRIC Action it is opened by an electromagnet when the key is depressed, and there is a separate pallet for every pipe, assuring an adequate supply of wind to each pipe no matter how many are played at once.
or Pallet Valve When air flows to the pipe, it goes through a hole in the wind chest beneath the pipe. The pallet valve closes this hole when the pipe is not being used. Pressing the key will open this valve. Pipe valve is also another term.