[pak-uh-jing] /ˈpæk ə dʒɪŋ/
an act or instance of or forming :
At the end of the production line is a machine for packaging.
the in which merchandise is sold or displayed:
Attractive packaging can help sell a product.
[pak-ij] /ˈpæk ɪdʒ/
a bundle of something, usually of small or medium size, that is and wrapped or boxed; parcel.
a container, as a box or case, in which something is or may be packed.
something conceived of as a compact unit having particular characteristics:
That child is a package of mischief.
the of goods, freight, etc.
a finished product contained in a unit that is suitable for immediate installation and operation, as a power or heating unit.
a group, combination, or series of related parts or elements to be accepted or rejected as a single unit.
a complete program produced for the theater, television, etc., or a series of these, sold as a unit.
verb (used with object), packaged, packaging.
to make or put into a package.
to design and manufacture a package for (a product or series of related products):
They package their soaps in eye-catching wrappers.
to group or combine (a series of related parts) into a single unit.
to combine the various elements of (a tour, entertainment, etc.) for sale as a unit.
the presentation of a person, product, television programme, etc, to the public in a way designed to build up a favourable image
the work of a packager
any wrapped or boxed object or group of objects
a complete unit consisting of a number of component parts sold separately
the act or process of packing or packaging
(computing) a set of programs designed for a specific type of problem in statistics, production control, etc, making it unnecessary for a separate program to be written for each problem
(US & Canadian) another word for pack1 (sense 8)
to wrap in or put into a package
to design and produce a package for (retail goods)
to group (separate items) together as a single unit
to compile (complete books) for a publisher to market
1530s, “the act of packing,” from pack (n.) + -age; or from cognate Dutch pakkage “baggage.” The main modern sense of “bundle, parcel” is first attested 1722. Package deal is from 1952.
1915, from package (n.). Related: Packaged; packaging.
: He never peddled his idea because he didn’t know how to package it (1947+)
no prize package
noun 1. a mule, donkey, burro, or horse bred for vigor and hardiness and used for carrying heavy loads. noun 1. an animal, such as a donkey, used to transport goods, equipment, etc
- Pack a punch
1. Also, pack a wallop. 2. Be capable of a forceful blow; also, deliver a forceful blow. For example, Knowing Bob could pack a wicked punch, they were careful not to anger him, or She swung her handbag, really packing a wallop. [ ; c. 1920 ] 3. Have a powerful effect, as in That […]
[pak-bawrd, -bohrd] /ˈpækˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/ noun 1. a rigid wooden or metal frame, covered with fabric and having shoulder straps, to which equipment can be strapped for carrying.
noun 1. the date on which a foodstuff was processed or packed, often shown on the package or label.