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pack1 US English

A small cardboard or paper container and the items contained within it

pack2 US English

Fill (a jury, committee, etc.) with people likely to support a particular verdict or decision

the pack in pack1 US English

A quantity of fish, fruit, or other foods packed or canned in a particular season or year

brat pack US English

A rowdy and ostentatious group of young celebrities, typically movie stars

face pack US English

A cosmetic preparation spread over the face and left for some time to cleanse and improve the condition of the skin

ice pack US English

A bag filled with ice and applied to the body to reduce swelling or lower temperature

Rat Pack US English

A group of five friends and co-performers prominent in the entertainment industries of Hollywood and Las Vegas in the 1950s and 1960s. The group (Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis, Jr., Joey Bishop, and Peter Lawford) made several movies together, including Ocean’s Eleven (1960)

rat pack2 US English

A ration pack issued by the army to men on duty away from base camp

six-pack US English

A pack of six cans of beer or soft drinks typically held together with a plastic fastener

wolf pack US English

A group of people or things that operate as a hunting and attacking pack, in particular a group of attacking submarines or aircraft

wet pack US English

A session of hydrotherapy in which the body is wrapped in wet cloth

pack heat in pack1 US English

Carry a gun

pack heat US English

Carry a gun

pack ice US English

An expanse of large pieces of floating ice driven together into a nearly continuous mass, as occurs in polar seas

pack rat US English

A ratlike rodent that accumulates a mound of sticks and debris in the nest hole, native to North and Central America

pack shot US English

(In advertising) a close-up picture of the advertised product in its packaging

bubble pack US English

another term for bubble wrap.

fanny pack US English

A small pouch on a belt, for money and small articles, worn around the waist or hips

power pack US English

A self-contained and typically transportable unit that stores and supplies electrical power

vacuum-pack US English

Seal (a product) in packaging after any air has been removed so that the packaging is tight and firm

pack animal US English

An animal used to carry heavy loads

pack drill US English

A military punishment of marching back and forth carrying full equipment

blister pack US English

A type of packaging in which a product is sealed in plastic, often with a cardboard backing

service pack US English

A periodically released update to software from a manufacturer, consisting of requested enhancements and fixes for known bugs

pack it in in pack1 US English

Stop what one is doing

pack something in in pack1 US English

Give up an activity or job

pack it in US English

Stop what one is doing

pack a punch in pack1 US English

Be capable of hitting with skill or force

pack someone off in pack1 US English

Send someone somewhere without much warning or notice

pack something out in pack1 US English

Carry something away rather than leaving it behind (used especially with respect to refuse at remote campsites)

pack a punch US English

Be capable of hitting with skill or force

pack something in US English

Give up an activity or job

pack someone off US English

Send someone somewhere without much warning or notice

pack something out US English

Carry something away rather than leaving it behind (used especially with respect to refuse at remote campsites)

the joker in the pack in joker US English

A person or factor likely to have an unpredictable effect on events

the joker in the pack US English

A person or factor likely to have an unpredictable effect on events

no names, no pack drill in pack drill US English

Punishment will be prevented if names and details are not mentioned

no names, no pack drill US English

Punishment will be prevented if names and details are not mentioned

wallop US English

A potent effect

repack US English

Pack (a suitcase or bag) again

lie2 US English

An intentionally false statement

daypack US English

A small backpack, used for day hikes or for carrying books, etc.

flatpack US English

A package for an integrated circuit consisting of a rectangular sealed unit with a number of horizontal metal pins protruding from its sides

mudpack US English

A paste of fuller’s earth or a similar substance, applied thickly to the face to improve the condition of the skin

overpack US English

Pack too many items into (a container)

prepackage US English

Pack or wrap (goods, especially food) on the site of production or before sale

windpack US English

Snow that has been compacted by the wind

multipack US English

A package containing a number of similar or identical products sold at a discount compared to the price when bought separately

packhorse US English

A horse used to carry loads

packsaddle US English

A horse’s saddle designed for supporting packs


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