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Pack Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    pack n
  1. a large indefinite number; "a battalion of ants"; "a multitude of TV antennas"; "a plurality of religions" [syn: battalion, large number, multitude, plurality]
  2. a complete collection of similar things
  3. a small parcel (as of cigarettes or film)
  4. an association of criminals; "police tried to break up the gang"; "a pack of thieves" [syn: gang, ring, mob]
  5. an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose [syn: clique, coterie, ingroup, inner circle, camp]
  6. a group of hunting animals
  7. a cream that cleanses and tones the skin [syn: face pack]
  8. a sheet or blanket (either dry or wet) to wrap around the body for its therapeutic effect
  9. a bundle (especially one carried on the back) v
  10. arrange in a container; "pack the books into the boxes" [ant: unpack]
  11. fill to capacity; "This singer always packs the concert halls"; "They murder trial packed the court house"
  12. compress into a wad; "wad paper into the box" [syn: bundle, wad, compact]
  13. carry, as on one's back; "Pack your tents to the top of the mountain"
  14. set up a committee or legislative body with one's own supporters so as to influence the outcome; "pack a jury"
  15. have with oneself; have on one's person; "She always takes an umbrella"; "I always carry money"; "She packs a gun when she goes into the mountains" [syn: carry, take]
  16. press tightly together or cram; "The crowd packed the auditorium" [syn: throng, mob, pile, jam]
  17. hike with a backpack; "Every summer they are backpacking in the Rockies" [syn: backpack]
  18. press down tightly; "tamp the coffee grinds in the container
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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Pack'

  • Pack: Pack may refer to: Backpack Pack (canine), family structure of wild animals of the biological family Canidae. Pack hunter , other animals ...
  • Polar ice packs: Polar ice packs are large areas of pack ice formed from seawater in the Earth 's polar region s, known as polar ice cap s: the Arctic ice ...
  • Backpack: A backpack (also called -rucksack, knapsack, packsack, pack) is, in its simplest form, a cloth sack carried on one's back and secured with ...
  • Wolf pack: The term wolf pack refers to the mass-attack tactics against convoy s used by German U-boat s of the Kriegsmarine during the Battle of ...
  • Pack (canine): Pack is a social group of conspecific canids . Not all species of canids - notably the red fox - form packs. Pack size and social ...
  • Packhorse: A packhorse or pack horse refers generally to an equid such as a horse , mule , donkey or pony used for carrying goods on their backs, ...
  • Pack animal: A pack animal or beast of burden is a working animal used by human s as means of transport ing materials by attaching them so their weight ...

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'Pack' in famous quotation sentence

* I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the Stern Fact, the Sad Self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

* Take all your dukes and marquesses and earls and viscounts, pack them into one chamber, call it the House of Lords to satisfy their pride and then strip it of all political power. It's a solution so perfectly elegant and preposterous that only the British could have managed it. - Charles Krauthammer

* Your grandchildren will likely find it incredible - or even sinful - that you burned up a gallon of gasoline to fetch a pack of cigarettes - Dr. Paul MacCready, Jr.

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Pack Sample Sentences in News

  • Pack FanExperience App™ turns mobile phones into interactive fan experiences at live events
    MIAMI, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pack Events Corp, ( a Florida-based mobile technology company today announced the launch of its FanExperience App (FanEx App ™), a mobile engagement and monetization application that delivers unique interactive experiences to fans and event goers. FanEx will be available for download in app stores later Read more on this news related to 'Pack'
  • Pack Softball Loses Series Opener at Colorado State
    A five-run, bottom of the fifth helped Colorado State to a 7-1 Mountain West win over the Nevada softball team Thursday afternoon at Ram Field. Read more on this news related to 'Pack'
  • Dodge Debuts New 2015 Challenger at 2014 New York Auto Show
    AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --  New for 2015 Dodge Challenger Scat Pack 6.4-liter HEMI® V-8 punches out an estimated 485 best-in-class horsepower and 475 lb.-ft. of torque via a six-speed ... Read more on this news related to 'Pack'

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