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Princeton's WordNet

  1. jammed, jam-packed, packedadjective

    filled to capacity

    "a suitcase jammed with dirty clothes"; "stands jam-packed with fans"; "a packed theater"

  2. packedadjective

    pressed together or compressed

    "packed snow"


  1. packedadjective

    Crowded; as, the theater was packed.


  1. packedadjective

    Put into a package.

    packed lunch

  2. packedadjective

    Filled with a large number or large quantity of something.

    packed with goodness

  3. packedadjective

    Filled to capacity with people.

    The bus was packed and I couldn't get on.


  1. packed

    Data structure alignment is the way data is arranged and accessed in computer memory. It consists of three separate but related issues: data alignment, data structure padding, and packing. The CPU in modern computer hardware performs reads and writes to memory most efficiently when the data is naturally aligned, which generally means that the data's memory address is a multiple of the data size. For instance, in a 32-bit architecture, the data may be aligned if the data is stored in four consecutive bytes and the first byte lies on a 4-byte boundary. Data alignment is the aligning of elements according to their natural alignment. To ensure natural alignment, it may be necessary to insert some padding between structure elements or after the last element of a structure. For example, on a 32-bit machine, a data structure containing a 16-bit value followed by a 32-bit value could have 16 bits of padding between the 16-bit value and the 32-bit value to align the 32-bit value on a 32-bit boundary. Alternatively, one can pack the structure, omitting the padding, which may lead to slower access, but uses three quarters as much memory. Although data structure alignment is a fundamental issue for all modern computers, many computer languages and computer language implementations handle data alignment automatically. Fortran, Ada, PL/I, Pascal, certain C and C++ implementations, D, Rust, C#, and assembly language allow at least partial control of data structure padding, which may be useful in certain special circumstances.


  1. packed

    Packed refers to a state or condition where items or individuals are closely or tightly placed together in one place or area. This could also refer to a situation where there is a large amount or number concentrated in a single location, often causing congestion or limited space. It may also refer to the process of putting objects into a container or bag, usually in an organized manner, for storage or transport.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Packed

    of Pack

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  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'packed' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3494

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of packed in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of packed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of packed in a Sentence

  1. Ben Holbrook:

    Everyone invited to his camp has already been incredibly successful in rowing in some way, i have always thought that Mike’s job is to determine who of the most elite athletes can work together in the most pressure-packed moments to maximize the opportunity to win gold.

  2. Heidi Cruz:

    A person who, when I'm really busy running around the house the other day to pack, when he had a lot more on his plate, sat down and packed my suitcase for me.

  3. Trey Wingo:

    It’s like Christmas. Those first four days — Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday — I mean, the line to get into the (sportsbook) is absolutely packed, outside of any NFL Sunday, and obviously the Super Bowl, the first two rounds of the tournament are by far one of the biggest weeks of the entire year.

  4. Adriana Nichols:

    Financial Empowerment is profoundly Financial Empowerment. A place where we have [ running ] water, where we are not... having bags packed in case fires evacuate us.

  5. De Blasio:

    If Metropolitan Transportation Authority chairman're sick, Metropolitan Transportation Authority chairman shouldn't be going on the subway, if you are traveling by subway and the train that comes up is all packed and you can possibly wait for the next train in the hopes it might be less packed, please do.

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    the act of passing from one state or place to the next
    • A. investigating
    • B. purse
    • C. model
    • D. transition

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