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.
It's essentially a packet of propaganda and disinformation spreading conspiracy theories.
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.
Packet Mix have still got a chubber in their ranks. Less Little mix. More Pick Packet Mix. i felt that I physically couldn't tolerate the pain anymore.
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Translations for packet
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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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