palate vs palette vs pallet : Common Errors in English

About palate vs palette vs pallet

Your “palate” is the roof of your mouth, and by extension, your sense of taste. A “palette” is the flat board an artist mixes paint on (or by extension, a range of colors). A “pallet” is either a bed (now rare) or a flat platform onto which goods are loaded.

palate Meaning(s)

  • (n) the upper surface of the mouth that separates the oral and nasal cavities

palette Meaning(s)

  • (n) the range of colour characteristic of a particular artist or painting or school of art
  • (n) board that provides a flat surface on which artists mix paints and the range of colors used
  • (n) one of the rounded armor plates at the armpits of a suit of armor

pallet Meaning(s)

  • (n) the range of colour characteristic of a particular artist or painting or school of art
  • (n) a portable platform for storing or moving goods that are stacked on it
  • (n) a hand tool with a flat blade used by potters for mixing and shaping clay
  • (n) a mattress filled with straw or a pad made of quilts; used as a bed
  • (n) board that provides a flat surface on which artists mix paints and the range of colors used

palate in News

  1. Neal's Coffee Shop of San Mateo Offers Old Fashioned Family Cooking for Father's Day

    Neal's Coffee Shop, family and lunch restaurant in San Mateo, serves up a variety of breakfast, lunch and dinner dishes to please the palate of everyone in the family this Father's Day. (PRWeb June 12, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10827565.htm
    on June 13, 2013 Source: PRWeb

  2. New Company, The Pure Greek Olive, Brings Rustic Greek Olive Oil to the American Dinner Table

    The Pure Greek Olive today announced the inauguration of its high quality, unadulterated gourmet olive oil to the U.S. market. Based in the Boston metro area, the company seeks to introduce a higher standard of olive oil to the American palate.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. 8-year-old Bryn Mawr girl hopes to add more smiles to the world through fundraising effort

    An eight year old girl from Bryn Mawr is hoping to bring smiles to children of the world by raising money that will help a non-profit organization that provides cleft lip and palate repair surgeries to children worldwide
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Main Line Suburban Life

palette in News

  1. Bits Blog: Love and Hate for Apple’s New Mobile Software

    The software, called iOS 7, adopts a “flat” design principle that simplifies the look, while introducing thin typography and a vibrant color palette.        
    on June 13, 2013 Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. Pinot's Palette To Open First Studios In Northeast

    HOUSTON, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pinot's Palette, a national Paint and Sip franchise known for providing guests with an entertaining evening of art and wine, announced today it signed several franchise ...
    on June 10, 2013 Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Palette knife painting workshop slated June 22

    Janis Burgin will teach a palette knife painting workshop from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 22 in the State Fair Community College art rooms.
    on June 7, 2013 Source: Sedalia Democrat

pallet in News

  1. US Pallets Market

    NEW YORK, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: US Pallets Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p01351957/US-Pallets-Market.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Furniture_and_Decoration ...
    on June 10, 2013 Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Rehrig Pacific Company Launches New GMA Pallet

    Rehrig Pacific Company, a market leader in logistics & supply chain management, reusable transport packaging, and environmental waste & recycling solutions, is pleased to announce the launch of their new GMA Rackable Plastic Pallet. Rehrig Pacific Company's GMA Pallet (Photo: Business Wire) The GMA Rackable Plastic Pallet is the latest in Rehrig Pacific’s supply chain solutions.
    on June 7, 2013 Source: Logistics

  3. A Plus Warehouse Announces an Upgrade to Their Pallet Racks Components Page

    A Plus Warehouse has added wire decking to their pallet racks components page. This makes ordering pallet rack by component easier. (PRWeb June 07, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/pallet-racks/apluswarehouse/prweb10808353.htm
    on June 7, 2013 Source: PRWeb

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