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vacuum-packed

[vak-yoom-pakt, -yoo-uh m-, -yuh m-]
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adjective
  1. packed and sealed in a container, as a can or jar, with as much air as possible evacuated before sealing, chiefly to preserve freshness.

Origin of vacuum-packed

First recorded in 1925–30

vacuum-pack

[vak-yoom-pak, -yoo-uh m-, -yuh m-]
verb (used with object)
  1. to pack (food) in a vacuum-packed container.
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Examples from the Web for vacuum-packed

Historical Examples

  • Vacuum-packed in moisture-proof containers, and free from radioactivity.

    The Return

    H. Beam Piper and John J. McGuire


British Dictionary definitions for vacuum-packed

vacuum-packed

adjective
  1. packed in an airtight container or packet under low pressure in order to maintain freshness, prevent corrosion, etc
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