Definitions for packet
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word packet.
package, bundle, packet, parcelnoun
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 boatnoun
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.
Etymology: Either from pacquet, or formed independently from pack + -et.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
A small pack; a mail of letters.
Etymology: pacquet, French.
In the dark
Grop’d I to find out them,
Finger’d their packet, and in fine withdrew. William Shakespeare.
There passed continually packets and dispatches between the two kings. Francis Bacon, Henry VII.
Upon your late command
To guard the passages, and search all packets,
This to the prince was intercepted. John Denham.
People will wonder how the news could come, especially if the wind be fair when the packet goes over. Jonathan Swift.
To bind up in parcels.
Etymology: from the noun.
My resolution is to send you all your letters, well sealed and packeted. Jonathan Swift.
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
Etymology: [F. paquet, dim. fr. LL. paccus, from the same source as E. pack. See Pack.]
A type of recyclable bag.
The crisps are kept fresh within a crisp packet.
Submitted by MaryC on February 16, 2020
A unit of data.
Data packets are used on various networks. As an example, e-mails and web pages will make use of network packets to send information back and forth to the user and recipients
Submitted by MaryC on February 16, 2020
British National Corpus
Written Corpus Frequency
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
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.
Not everyone does that. Some of them know I'm in need and if they can find me a packet, they don't profit.
You can rustle a chip packet and they know what’s in there, that makes them aggressive. Greg Piper said when Greg Piper visited the site, Greg Piper saw tourists holding out apples, bananas, corn chips and other processed foods to the wild animals, The Guardian reported. Kangaroos typically graze on grasses. A nutritionist for a zoo in Australia said disrupting a kangaroo's diet can result in aggression and health problems. ( Facebook/Kroosn Shuttle Service Pty Ltd) Disrupting the kangaroo’s natural diet can cause health problems, such as stomach ulcers, and cause aggression, according to the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection.
Your motivation? Your motivation is your pay packet on Friday. Now get on with it.
The main one that comes to mind was between me and Laura, where we argued over a packet of instant noodles.
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- paketoida, pakettiFinnish
- paquet, colisFrench
- pacaidScottish Gaelic
- パケット, 小包Japanese
- 패킷, 소포Korean
- pacote, packetPortuguese
- pachet, pachet de date, pacheteRomanian
- па́чка, паке́тRussian
- замотуљак, zamotuljakSerbo-Croatian
- paketera, paketSwedish
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