[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-]
verb (used with object)
to pack (food) in a vacuum-packed container.
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Historical Examples of 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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