[vak-yoom-pakt, -yoo-uh m-, -yuh m-]
- 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
[vak-yoom-pak, -yoo-uh m-, -yuh m-]
- to pack (food) in a vacuum-packed container.
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Examples from the Web for vacuum-packed
Vacuum-packed in moisture-proof containers, and free from radioactivity.The Return
H. Beam Piper and John J. McGuire
- packed in an airtight container or packet under low pressure in order to maintain freshness, prevent corrosion, etc
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