vacuum-packed

[ vak-yoom-pakt, -yoo-uh m-, -yuh m- ]
/ 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.

Nearby words

  1. vacuum pan,
  2. vacuum pump,
  3. vacuum servo,
  4. vacuum tube,
  5. vacuum-pack,
  6. vacuumize,
  7. vad,
  8. vade,
  9. vade mecum,
  10. vadodara

Origin of vacuum-packed

First recorded in 1925–30

vacuum-pack

[ 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.
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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


British Dictionary definitions for vacuum-packed

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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