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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

pack US Thesaurus

a pack of cigarettes

on-pack US English

Displayed on or attached to the packaging (of a product).

brat pack US English

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

disc pack US English

A storage medium consisting of an assembly of hard disk platters layered on a central spindle, all within a removable protective cover.

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

lady pack US English

A pack of female hounds.

man-pack1 US English

A compact package containing equipment or supplies, designed to be carried easily by one person.

man-pack2 US English

To transport (equipment, supplies, etc.) in a pack designed to be carried easily by one person.

pack heat US English

Carry a gun

pack-flat US English

Attributive Capable of being made into a flat package.

pack-full US English

Packed as full as possible; stuffed, crammed.

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-load US English

As much as can be carried in a pack.

pack mule US English

(Also figurative).

pack rape US English

The rape of one person by a group of people

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-road US English

A road along which pack animals are driven.

pack shot US English

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

pack trip US English

A trip in the wilderness on which pack animals are used.

pack wall US English

A pack in the form of a wall.

pack-year US English

A unit used to express a person's cumulative exposure to cigarette smoking, equivalent to the consumption of 20 cigarettes per day for a period of a year.

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

wet pack US English

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

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

action pack US English

A collection of informative or educational materials relating to a particular activity, issue, or course of action.

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

pack animal US English

An animal used to carry heavy loads

pack-cinch US English

A wide cinch or girth, with a hook at one end and a ring at the other, used with a packsaddle.

pack drill US English

A military punishment of marching back and forth carrying full equipment

pack-needle US English

A large strong needle of a type originally used to sew up packs made of tough material.

pack-pedlar US English

An itinerant trader who travels with a pack of items for sale.

pack rapist US English

One of the perpetrators of a pack rape; also (occasionally) figurative.

pack sheep US English

(Also figurative).

pack-sheet US English

A sheet for packing goods in.

pack strap US English

A strap (usually one of a pair) which secures a load round the forehead or shoulders of a person or to the back of a pack animal.

pack-track US English

= pack-trail.

pack-trail US English

A path or route suitable for a pack train.

pack train US English

A train of pack animals.

power pack US English

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

ration pack US English

A pack containing rations.

vacuum-pack US English

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

battery pack US English

A group of (especially rechargeable) batteries contained within a casing and used as a power source.

blister pack US English

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

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