What does packet mean?

Definitions for packet
ˈpæk ɪtpack·et

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word packet.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. package, bundle, packet, parcel(noun)

    a collection of things wrapped or boxed together

  2. packet(noun)

    (computer science) a message or message fragment

  3. packet(noun)

    a small package or bundle

  4. mailboat, mail boat, packet, packet boat(noun)

    a boat for carrying mail

Wiktionary

  1. packet(Noun)

    A small pack or package; a little bundle or parcel; as, a packet of letters, a packet of crisps, a packet of biscuits.

  2. packet(Noun)

    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.

  3. packet(Noun)

    A specimen envelope containing small, dried plants or containing parts of plants when attached to a larger sheet.

  4. packet(Noun)

    A small fragment of data as transmitted on some types of network, notably Ethernet networks.

  5. packet(Verb)

    To make up into a packet or bundle.

  6. packet(Verb)

    To send in a packet or dispatch vessel.

  7. packet(Verb)

    To ply with a packet or dispatch boat.

  8. Origin: Either from pacquet, or formed independently from pack + -et.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Packet(noun)

    a small pack or package; a little bundle or parcel; as, a packet of letters

  2. Packet(noun)

    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

  3. Packet(verb)

    to make up into a packet or bundle

  4. Packet(verb)

    to send in a packet or dispatch vessel

  5. Packet(verb)

    to ply with a packet or dispatch boat

  6. Origin: [F. paquet, dim. fr. LL. paccus, from the same source as E. pack. See Pack.]

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'packet' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2431

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'packet' in Nouns Frequency: #2035

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of packet in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of packet in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of packet in a Sentence

  1. Noel Coward:

    Your motivation? Your motivation is your pay packet on Friday. Now get on with it.

  2. Nahed Ibrahim:

    Not everyone does that. Some of them know I'm in need and if they can find me a packet, they don't profit.

  3. Natalia Cohen:

    The main one that comes to mind was between me and Laura, where we argued over a packet of instant noodles.

  4. Daniella Mohazab:

    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.

  5. Naomi Leinen:

    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.

Images & Illustrations of packet

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