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vacuum-packed

[ vak-yoom-pakt, -yoo-uhm-, -yuhm- ]
/ ˈvæk yumˌpækt, -yu əm-, -yəm- /
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adjective

packed and sealed in a container, as a can or jar, with as much air as possible evacuated before sealing, chiefly to preserve freshness.

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Origin of vacuum-packed

First recorded in 1925–30
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vacuum-packed

adjective

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