(PSN) A dedicated computer whose purpose is to accept, route and forward packets in a packet-switched network.
- Packet writing
storage A technique for writing CD-Rs and CD-RWs that is more efficient in both disk space used and the time it takes to write the CD. Adaptec’s DirectCD is a packet writing recorder for Windows 95 and Windows NT that uses the UDF version 1.5 file system. [Is this true? How does it work?] (1999-09-01)
[pak-freym] /ˈpækˌfreɪm/ noun 1. a framework, usually of lightweight metal tubing, that supports a backpack on the wearer, often by curved extensions that fit over the shoulders. /ˈpækˌfreɪm/ noun 1. (mountaineering) a light metal frame with shoulder straps, used for carrying heavy or awkward loads
- Pack heat
verb phrase To carry a gun: They knew all along that Elvis was packin’ heat/ If you pack heat, you got to know what you’re doing (1940s+ Underworld)
[pak-hawrs] /ˈpækˌhɔrs/ noun 1. a used for carrying goods, freight, supplies, etc. 2. a person who works hard or bears a heavy load of responsibility. /ˈpækˌhɔːs/ noun 1. a horse used to transport goods, equipment, etc