[ vak-yoom-pakt, -yoo-uh m-, -yuh m- ]
/ ˈvæk yumˌpækt, -yu əm-, -yəm- /


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

Definition for vacuum-packed (2 of 2)

[ vak-yoom-pak, -yoo-uh m-, -yuh m- ]
/ ˈvæk yumˌpæk, -yu əm-, -yəm- /

verb (used with object)

to pack (food) in a vacuum-packed container. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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

British Dictionary definitions for vacuum-packed



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