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Package

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Package \Pack"age\ (p[a^]k"[asl]j; 48), noun

1. Act or process of packing.

2. A bundle made up for transportation; a packet; a bale; a parcel; as, a package of goods.

3. A charge made for packing goods.

4. A duty formerly charged in the port of London on goods imported or exported by aliens, or by denizens who were the sons of aliens.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

package

noun

1: a collection of things wrapped or boxed together [syn: {package}, {bundle}, {packet}, {parcel}]

2: a wrapped container [syn: {package}, {parcel}]

3: (computer science) written programs or procedures or rules and associated documentation pertaining to the operation of a computer system and that are stored in read/write memory; "the market for software is expected to expand" [syn: {software}, {software program}, {computer software}, {software system}, {software package}, {package}] [ant: {computer hardware}, {hardware}]

verb

1: put into a box; "box the gift, please" [syn: {box}, {package}] [ant: {unbox}]


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