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packer

Syllabification: pack·er
Pronunciation: /ˈpakər
 
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Definition of packer in English:

noun

A person or machine that packs something, especially someone who prepares and packs food for transportation and sale.
Example sentences
  • Each year, however, they issue farmers and food packers with lengthy specifications for each of the fresh fruit and vegetables they want supplied.
  • From tomorrow Brazil will only permit commercial shipment of live chickens from meat packers registered with the federal government and monitored by satellite.
  • All participating farmers, packers, and distributors must disclose chemicals used throughout the shipping and marketing process.

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