packer
packer pack"er (p[a^]k"[~e]r), n. 1. A person whose business is to pack things; especially, one who packs food for preservation or for the market; as, a pork packer. [1913 Webster]

2. A ring of packing or a special device to render gas-tight and water-tight the space between the tubing and bore of an oil well. [U. S.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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