package, bundle, packet, parcel(noun)
a collection of things wrapped or boxed together
(computer science) a message or message fragment
a small package or bundle
mailboat, mail boat, packet, packet boat(noun)
a boat for carrying mail
A small pack or package; a little bundle or parcel; as, a packet of letters, a packet of crisps, a packet of biscuits.
Originally, a vessel employed by government to convey dispatches or mails; hence, a vessel employed in conveying dispatches, mails, passengers, and goods, and having fixed days of sailing; a mail boat. Packet boat, ship, vessel.
A specimen envelope containing small, dried plants or containing parts of plants when attached to a larger sheet.
A small fragment of data as transmitted on some types of network, notably Ethernet networks.
To make up into a packet or bundle.
To send in a packet or dispatch vessel.
To ply with a packet or dispatch boat.
Origin: Either from pacquet, or formed independently from pack + -et.
a small pack or package; a little bundle or parcel; as, a packet of letters
originally, a vessel employed by government to convey dispatches or mails; hence, a vessel employed in conveying dispatches, mails, passengers, and goods, and having fixed days of sailing; a mail boat
to make up into a packet or bundle
to send in a packet or dispatch vessel
to ply with a packet or dispatch boat
Origin: [F. paquet, dim. fr. LL. paccus, from the same source as E. pack. See Pack.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'PACKET' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2431
Rank popularity for the word 'PACKET' in Nouns Frequency: #2035
The numerical value of PACKET in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of PACKET in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of PACKET in a Sentence
Your motivation? Your motivation is your pay packet on Friday. Now get on with it.
Not everyone does that. Some of them know I'm in need and if they can find me a packet, they don't profit.
The main one that comes to mind was between me and Laura, where we argued over a packet of instant noodles.
Without a glove, he put two fingers inside me and felt around, with a snide look on his face as he opened the packet of lube... he said this was part of an STD test.
I have a little packet I take them with commitment caucus cards, bumper stickers, a clipboard, and then I also have a sign up sheet for them to sign up five friends to start out with.
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- paketti, paketoidaFinnish
- paquet, colisFrench
- pacaidScottish Gaelic
- パケット, 小包Japanese
- 소포, 패킷Korean
- pacote, packetPortuguese
- pachet, pachete, pachet de dateRomanian
- паке́т, па́чкаRussian
- zamotuljak, замотуљакSerbo-Croatian
- paketera, paketSwedish
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